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European Union
15 Jul 2019
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Funds Quarterly Legal And Regulatory Update (Q2) April - June 2019
Irish Investment Limited Partnerships (Amendment) Bill 2019.
Ireland
10 Jul 2019
3
Proposed New Regulatory Framework For Investment Firms
The agreement reached on 7 January 2019 will require the approval of the European Parliament before being finalised.
Ireland
23 Jan 2019
4
Funds Quarterly Legal And Regulatory Update - Dec 2018
Undertakings in Collective Investments and Transferable Securities ("UCITS")
Ireland
18 Jan 2019
5
Specialised Depositaries Update
By way of its Markets Update of November 19, 2018, the Central Bank of Ireland ("Central Bank") has made public its intention to allow for the establishment and authorisation in Ireland...
Ireland
27 Nov 2018
6
ESMA Renews Intervention Measures Which Restrict The Sale Of CFDs
On 23 October 2018, the European Securities and Markets Authority ('ESMA") adopted a Decision under Article 40 of Regulation (EU) No 600/2014 ('MiFIR") to restrict the marketing, distribution or sale
Ireland
13 Nov 2018
7
Funds Quarterly Legal And Regulatory Update Period Covered: 1 July 2018 – 30 September 2018
On 5 July 2018, the Central Bank of Ireland ("Central Bank") published the twenty third edition of its "UCITS –Questions and Answers" ("UCITS Q&As").
Ireland
11 Oct 2018
8
Investment Firms Quarterly Legal And Regulatory Update - 1 April To 30 June 2018
For further information on any of the issues discussed in this article please contact the related contact(s) on this page.
Ireland
19 Jul 2018
9
A Guide To MiFID Investment Services In Ireland
A discussion on the implications following the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive coming into force on 1 November 2007.
Ireland
25 Apr 2013
10
A Guide To Selling Regulated Investment Funds In Asia June 2012 - Korea
Irish investment funds may be sold in Korea by way of public offering or private placement.
South Korea
20 Jun 2012
11
The Valuation Provisions Of AIFMD
Directive 2011/ 61/EU on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (the "Directive"), which was agreed by the European Parliament on 11 November, 2010 was finally adopted on 21 July, 2011. Member States have until 22 July 2013 to implement its provisions.
Ireland
29 May 2012
12
The Transparency Provisions Of AIFMD
Directive 2011/ 61/EU on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (the "Directive"), which was agreed by the European Parliament on 11 November, 2010 was finally adopted on 21 July, 2011.
Ireland
8 May 2012
13
Available Legal Structures
UCITS can be established in Ireland as variable capital investment companies, unit trusts, or as common contractual funds (*fixed capital investment companies are also available but not in practice used).
Ireland
29 Nov 2011
14
UCITS Investment In Financial Derivative Instruments
UCITS may invest in financial derivative instruments for investment purposes subject to a variety of conditions as outlined below relating to the nature of the exposures taken, the leverage generated through such positions, the process employed by the UCITS to manage the risks arising from derivatives investment as well as rules relating to OTC counterparty exposure and to the valuation of derivatives positions.
Ireland
21 Nov 2011
15
Master - Feeder UCITS
The UCITS IV Directive allows for the establishment of a "feeder" UCITS, which is defined in the Directive as a UCITS which has been approved to invest, by way of derogation from the existing limits on investment in other CIS, at least 85% of its assets in units of another UCITS (the "master fund").
Ireland
21 Nov 2011
16
UCITS Investing In Other Collective Investment Schemes
UCITS are permitted to invest up to 100% of their assets in other open-ended collective investment schemes ("CIS") where those CIS are:
Ireland
18 Nov 2011
17
Transferable Securities And Money Market Instruments
As the UCITS acronym suggests, its original focus was on investment in "transferable securities" although UCITS do offer far wider investment possibilities, as explained below.
Ireland
18 Nov 2011
18
UCITS Money Market Funds
Whilst many UCITS will invest principally in money market instruments and may consider themselves to be money market funds, there are only certain funds which are permitted by the Central Bank to refer to "money market fund" in its title.
Ireland
15 Nov 2011
19
Overview Of UCITS Permitted Asset Classes And Investment And Borrowing Restrictions
Given the increased investment opportunities granted under UCITS III and the subsequent clarification of the terms "transferable securities" and "money market instruments", UCITS provide for a very broad spectrum of fund types and exposures, from relatively plain vanilla equity and bond products through to UCITS taking exposures to hedge fund and commodities indices, with UCITS fund of funds, money market and cash funds and index replicators also provided for.
Ireland
15 Nov 2011
20
Legislative Basis For UCITS In Ireland
The legislative basis for UCITS in Ireland is founded on European law implemented domestically, expanded upon by UCITS related notices (the "UCITS Notices") issued by the Central Bank of Ireland (the "Central Bank") and with further clarification provided for in a series of Central Bank guidance notes ("Guidance Notes"), each of which – European and domestic legislation and the UCITS Notices and Guidance Notes – have evolved and been amended over time.
Ireland
15 Nov 2011
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