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US and UK investment managers increasingly using Irish funds
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • April 24 2012

Recent statistics from the international funds industry show a significant increase in the use of Irish fund structures by both US and London based investment managers.


End of year deadlines issued by Central Bank
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • October 14 2011

The Central Bank has requested details of projected volumes of fundsub-fund applications (including self-managed investment company applications and risk management processes) and post-authorisation amendments that have pre-Christmas or pre-year end approval deadlines.


Ireland deemed a more convenient forum for further Madoff litigation
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • USA, Ireland
  • October 14 2011

In July 2011 U.S. District Judge Paul C. Huck ruled in a U.S. class action suit between foreign investors and Banco Santander S.A. and several other defendants, including PwC Ireland and HSBC Securities Services (Ireland) Limited, that Ireland is a more appropriate forum for the proceedings.


ESMA Call for Evidence on Empty Voting
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union
  • October 14 2011

On 14 September 2011, the European Securities and Markets Authority (“ESMA”) published a Call for Evidence on Empty Voting.


Swiss specific KIID information
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Switzerland
  • October 14 2011

Aiming to improve information and protection available to investors and to harmonise with European legislation, the Federal Council of Switzerland amended the Collective Investment Schemes Ordinance (“CISO”).


New guidance on UCITS IV subscription and redemption procedures
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • October 14 2011

An information note has been prepared with the agreement of the Central Bank detailing provisions regarding the treatment of subscriptions and redemptions under UCITS IV and specifying how the relevant requirements for recording and handling subscription and redemption orders can be met.


Central Bank guidance on the appointment of prime brokers
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • August 19 2011

The Central Bank has issued a new Guidance Note 211 in relation to the appointment of a prime broker to Irish regulated funds and related matters.


Further offshore funds redomicile to Ireland
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • August 19 2011

The drift of funds from offshore jurisdictions to Ireland is continuing, with further asset managers announcing they are to take advantage of Ireland’s streamlined redomiciliation regime to move existing funds from Guernsey to Dublin.


CESR issues guidelines on KIID
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union
  • February 3 2011

On 20 December 2010, CESR published a number of guidelines to assist industry prepare and transition to the Key Investor Information Document (the "KIID").


Ireland is top European hedge fund domicile
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • February 3 2011

The latest hedge fund industry statistics show that Ireland's global market share as a domicile for hedge funds doubled in the year to the end of Q3 of 2010.