The Central Bank set out its deadlines for receipt of applications with pre-Christmas or pre-year end approval (as detailed in the Front Page October news alert). Details of applications with pre- Christmas or pre year end approval deadlines were filed with the Central Bank, at its request. The Central Bank will accept late applications in exceptional circumstances so please do let us know as soon as possible if you are considering any such application. Normal timeframes apply for QIF authorisations and filings until 20 December.