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Ireland To Introduce Individual Accountability Regime
Recent speeches by the Central Bank of Ireland's Director of Enforcement (August 2018) and the Director of Securities and Markets Supervision (September 2018) highlight proposals for the adoption of policy ...
25 Sep 2018
UCITS Regime To Be Amended For EU Fixed Income Products
The European Commission (the "Commission") has published two legislative proposals for the establishment, at EU level, of enabling frameworks for sovereign bond-backed securities ("SBBSs")...
European Union
17 Sep 2018
Central Bank Of Ireland Thematic Review Of UCITS Performance Fees
Yesterday, 4 September 2018, the Central Bank of Ireland (the "Central Bank") published a letter to industry setting out its findings of a thematic review undertaken on the payment of performance fees
7 Sep 2018
Credit Reporting Requirements & Irish Funds
The following looks briefly at the potential implications, for investment funds authorised and regulated in Ireland, of the establishment of an Irish Credit Register.
European Union
4 Sep 2018
Collective Investment Schemes As UCITS Eligible Assets
Investment by UCITS in other collective investment schemes ("CIS") is a matter that has recently received attention both domestically and from Europe.
21 Aug 2018
CP86 - Central Bank Of Ireland To Focus On Organisational Effectiveness
CP86 - Central Bank of Ireland to focus on organisational effectiveness with emphasis on firms' resources and organisational structures
16 Jul 2018
Good News On FX Forward Transactions For Irish Buy Side Including Irish UCITS And AIFS
With the deadline of 3 January 2018 fast approaching for counterparties to commence exchanging variation margin for physically-settled FX forward transactions...
21 Dec 2017
Irish MiFID II Implementation - Help For Collateral Managers
The Department of Finance has previously indicated to the market in its national discretions feedback statement that Ireland will be largely adopting a copy-out approach when implementing MiFID II.
6 Sep 2017
Irish MiFID II Implementing Legislation Now Published
The MiFID II Regulations transpose Directive 2014/65/EU on Markets in Financial Instruments, along with elements of Regulation 600/2014/ EU, the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation...
6 Sep 2017
New Regulation Governing Benchmarks And Investment Funds
Regulation (EU) 2016/1011 (the "Benchmark Regulation") will apply from 1 January 2018 introducing a new regime governing the use of certain indices considered to be benchmarks.
European Union
4 Aug 2017
Brexit - Central Bank Of Ireland Issues FAQ Paper
The Central Bank of Ireland has published a Brexit FAQ paper in which it provides general information to financial services firms considering relocating their operations from the UK to Ireland.
27 Jul 2017
MiFID II - Irish Implementation Update
The Department of Finance (the "DOF") has in the past week produced a feedback statement (the "Statement") on the public consultation it previously ran on the Irish implementation of MiFID II.
24 Jul 2017
Ireland Leads In Alternative UCITS
The expanding alternative UCITS market is currently estimated to exceed EUR 375 billion in assets.
2 Feb 2017
Central Bank Issues Feedback Statement On CP86 And Final Guidance On Fund Management Company Effectiveness
Bringing to a conclusion its three year consultation process on Fund Management Company effectiveness, the Central Bank yesterday published its feedback statement on CP86 together with final guidance...
22 Dec 2016
Increased Flexibility For Irish Loan Origination Funds
The Central Bank of Ireland has announced positive changes to the rules applicable to Irish authorised Loan Origination Funds which increase the range of investments a LO Fund may make...
30 Nov 2016
Brexit - Implications For MiFID Firms
The outcome of the referendum on 23 June has raised a host of questions for MiFID investment firms currently located in the UK on what will happen following the UK's exit from the EU.
European Union
28 Jul 2016
Brexit – Ireland As A Location For Regulated Financial Service Providers
A UK RFSP will find many close similarities between the Irish and UK regulatory environments. The majority of Irish financial services law is made up of Irish implementing measures for EU financial services directives.
European Union
27 Jul 2016
Brexit – Implications For Irish Investment Funds
As the UK's closest trading neighbour our economic interests in Ireland have always been closely aligned with those of the UK. It is therefore with regret and disappointment that we receive the results of the referendum of 23 June 2016.
European Union
27 Jul 2016
Direct Lending Funds Back In Focus As An Alternative Source Of Finance For SMEs
Associate Kerill O'Shaughnessy discusses direct lending funds in Ireland and how they can offer alternative finance for SMEs.
Cayman Islands
19 May 2016
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