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Companies Act 2014 and its impact on companies operating in the Irish investment funds industry
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • January 7 2015

The Companies Bill 2012 has now been signed by the President of Ireland (on 23 December 2014), and has become the Companies Act 2014 (the Act). It is


Irish Collective Asset management Vehicles
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • January 22 2014

On 20 December 2013, the Minister for Finance published the General Scheme of the Irish Collective Asset-management Vehicle (ICAV) Bill 2014. This


Impact of the Companies Bill on companies operating in the Irish investment funds industry
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • December 18 2014

The Companies Bill 2012 has now been passed by both houses of the Oireachtas. Assuming it is signed by the President of Ireland before the end of


ETFs physical, synthetic, passive and active products
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • June 6 2014

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) have seen extraordinary growth in recent years and this is a trend which is expected to continue. There is estimated to


AIFMD - depositary
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, USA
  • April 10 2013

2011 61EU on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMD) must be implemented by EU Member States by 22 July 2013. AIFMD is supplemented by a


New UCITS notices and guidance notes-implementing ESMA guidelines on ETFs and other UCITS issues
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland
  • February 28 2013

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) guidelines on ETFs and other UCITS(Guidelines) came into effect on 18 February 2013 (the


UCITS business plan updates- amended UCITS Notice 2 and Guidance Note 407
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • February 28 2013

The Central Bank has also updated UCITS Notice 2 which sets out supervisory and reporting requirements and conditions for UCITS management companies


Central Bank enforcement priorities - 2013
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • February 28 2013

The Central Bank also published its Enforcement Priorities for 2013 highlighting the importance of enforcement within its risk-based regulatory


Some approaching Q1Q2 deadlines
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • February 28 2013

1 March: Extension to the use of the ONR so that all financial statements with a reporting period end at 31 December 2012 onwards (and interim


IrelandUS Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) enabling legislation
  • A&L Goodbody
  • USA, Ireland
  • February 28 2013

On 21 December 2012 Ireland signed an IGA with the United States to better facilitate the implementation of FATCA. The agreement provides for