• 3 October, 2014; deadline for notifying Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank) of applications which have pre-Christmas or pre year end approval deadlines (see below for details and for other such deadlines).
  • 17 October, 2014; deadline for responses to Central Bank consultation CP84 on the adoption of ESMA's revised guidelines on ETFs and other UCITS issues.
  • 12 December, 2014, deadline for responses to Central Bank consultation CP86 on Fund Management Company Effectiveness- Delegate Oversight.
  • 31 December, 2014, Corporate Governance – Completion of reviews of board and individual director performance.  
  • 31 December, 2014, Fitness & Probity - Collective investment schemes, management companies and other regulated financial service providers (RFSPs), where they have not already done so, will need to obtain their annual certification from persons performing PCFs (e.g. directors) and CFs (e.g. Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) and Company Secretary) that they are aware of the Fitness and Probity standards, agree to continue to abide by those standards and will notify the RFSP if they no longer comply.
  • 31 December, 2014, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) - Collective investment schemes and management companies should be aware of the regulatory expectation to offer training to their boards on the law relating to AML and counter terrorist financing on an annual basis (and at such other times as may be appropriate). Boards should also ensure that they have considered whether to adopt a board level AML policy and where the board has adopted such a policy, that it receives appropriate confirmations from relevant persons.
  • 31 December, 2014, Business plan - UCITS management companies and Self-Managed Investment Companies (SMICs), where they have not already done so, may need to obtain annual confirmations from service providers and relevant persons in accordance with their business plans.

This list does not cover ad hoc filings or filings of annual accounts (and related documents) and semi-annual accounts because these dates will vary according to the particular year end.