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Supreme Court clarifies test for appeals from Financial Services Ombudsman
  • Maples and Calder
  • Ireland
  • June 30 2015

The powers and functions of the Financial Services Ombudsman of Ireland ("FSO") are set out in Section 57BK of the Central Bank Act, 1942 (the "Act"


Central Bank consultation on corporate governance requirements for investment firms
  • LK Shields
  • Ireland
  • June 24 2015

The Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank) has published a Consultation Paper on Corporate Governance Requirements for Investment Firms (CP94). The


Overview of long-short equity UCITS
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • June 23 2015

The introduction of UCITS III paved the way for UCITS to pursue alternative type investment strategies. Following the implementation of UCITS III in


Central Bank announces new fund corporate governance requirements
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • June 17 2015

On 12 June 2015 the Central Bank published detailed feedback to its consultation on fund management company effectiveness and delegate oversight (CP


ELTIF - a new retail fund that will benefit from the AIFMD passport
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • June 12 2015

An ELTIF is a new type of collective investment vehicle that will allow retail investors to put money into companies and projects that need long-term


Consultation on corporate governance code for investment firms
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • June 4 2015

The Central Bank published a Consultation on corporate governance requirements for investment firms (CP 94) on 5 May 2015. The Consultation is


Proposed new rules on FX contracts under MiFID II
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 1 2015

Whether or not FX spot contracts relating to currencies are financial instruments for the purposes of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive


The Investor Money Regulations and the Client Asset Regulations 2015
  • LK Shields
  • Ireland
  • April 30 2015

The Investor Money Regulations (SI No. 105 of 2015) (the IMR) were published on 31 March 2015 following a lengthy consultation period with industry


Funds - Ireland - quarterly update Q1 January - March 2015
  • Maples and Calder
  • European Union, Ireland
  • April 30 2015

On 16 July 2013, the European Union (Alternative Investment Fund Managers) Regulations 2013 (No. 257 of 2013) gave effect to Alternative Investment


IFS2020: a strategy for Ireland’s international financial services industry
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • April 15 2015

Ireland has long been a competitive location for international financial services (IFS) companies. The recently released “IFS2020 a Strategy for