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20 Jan 2017

Registration now open for the Irish Funds Annual Global Conference - 25 May 2017

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open, for the 2017 Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference

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18 Jan 2017

First delivery of the Certified Investment Fund Director Programme in Singapore

The Certified Investment Fund Director Institute is now accepting applications for Cohort 9 of the Certified Investment Fund Director (CIFD) Programme which will be delivered for the first time in Singapore in May/June 2017.

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21 Dec 2016

Irish funds get enhanced access to Chinese markets via RQFII and Stock Connect

Irish Funds, the representative body for the cross-border investment funds industry in Ireland, has welcomed the announcement by the People’s Bank of China and the Irish authorities that Ireland has been granted a RMB 50 billion quota under the RQFII Scheme. 

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20 Dec 2016

Registration Open - Professional Certificate in Investment Fund Services Risk Management

Irish Funds has a long standing partnership with the Institute of Banking to provide a range of programmes aimed specifically at those working in the investment funds industry.

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19 Dec 2016

Central Bank Guidance on Fund Management Company Effectiveness

The Central Bank has today published its final guidance for fund management companies on managerial functions, operational issues and procedural matters together with its feedback statement on CP 86 (Third Consultation).

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12 Dec 2016

Central Bank to accept applications for investment via Shenzhen Connect

The Central Bank of Ireland has advised that it is in a position to accept applications from Irish domiciled UCITS and AIFs to invest through the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect (“Shenzhen Connect”) programme, which launched on 5 December 2016.

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12 Dec 2016

​Irish Funds welcome final agreement on Money Market Funds

Irish Funds has welcomed the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee’s (ECON) approval of the final compromise text on the EU’s Money Market Fund Regulation (MMFR). The Committee of Permanent Representatives of Member States to the EU (COREPER) also endorsed the…

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30 Nov 2016

Irish Funds welcome Central Bank announcement on loan funds

Irish Funds welcome Central Bank announcement on loan funds New L-QIAIF rule change to come into effect 3 January 2017Changes allow possibility to hold other investments linked to the loan origination strategy

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25 Nov 2016

Irish funds industry’s joined up approach with Government shows clear path to solutions

Irish funds industry’s joined up approach with Government shows clear path to solutions Government affirms commitment to best in class business environment, confirms advanced stage on legislation for Private Equity fundsFurther enhancement to Ireland’s regime for loan origination funds expectedIndustry…

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21 Nov 2016

Now Available: Guide to Establishing Money Market Funds in Ireland

Irish Funds has recently published 'A Guide to Establishing Money Market Funds in Ireland.'

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