With effect from 18 November 2014, the Irish Stock Exchange (“ISE”) has amended its listing rules to remove the requirement for actively managed Exchange Traded Funds (“ETFs”) to provide daily updates on their portfolio holdings.

Ireland is considered a domicile of choice for most of the world’s leading ETF promoters with the number and range of ETFs in Ireland expanding considerably over recent years.  This change now brings ISE listing rules in line with current Irish and European regulatory requirements and the listing requirements of other European jurisdictions.