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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


Revised client asset regime implications for the financial services industry
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • April 13 2015

On 31 March 2015, the Central Bank published revised client asset Regulations for investment firms (CAR) together with detailed Guidance. The


Central Bank markets update
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland
  • March 31 2015

The Central Bank published Issue 2 of 2015 of its Market Update which covered; Central Bank of Ireland Central Bank of Ireland publishes ICAV


Client Asset Regulations and investor money regulations
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • March 31 2015

The Central Bank consulted on Client Asset Regulations and Guidance (CP 71) in 2013 with a view to strengthening the safeguards around client assets


A borrower and a lender be: Irish Central Bank’s loan origination fund rules
  • Dechert LLP
  • Ireland
  • March 27 2015

There has been an increasing focus within Europe on alternatives to bank-based credit. Loan origination funds, which look to source loan assets for


IFS2020: the Irish Government’s International Financial Services sector’s strategy for 2015-2020
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • March 26 2015

In March, the Irish Government published its International Financial Services sector's strategy for 2015-2020 (IFS2020). A central tenet of IFS2020


Opportunities, advantages and practical considerations of the ICAV
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • March 9 2015

The Irish Collective Asset-management Vehicles Act 2015 (the ICAV Act) was signed into law on 4 March 2015. The ICAV Act allows for the establishment