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Newsletters and Updates

We publish regular newsletters and updates with articles written by investment fund professionals which provide in-depth analyses and insights on funds industry hot topics. We welcome involvement from our member firms and if you have any feedback or are interested in contributing an article or idea, please contact us at

Spring 2022 Newsletter

Read updates on remote working, operational resilience, retail fund costs and fees, PRIIPs KIDs, fund distribution, ETFs, the ILP and more.


Autumn 2021 Newsletter

Read updates on transfer agency, money market funds, CP138, SFDR, private assets valuation, ILP, Common Contractual Funds, Cross-Border distribution and more.


Spring 2021 Newsletter

Read updates on Sustainable Finance, Cyber Security, AML, crypto-assets, Covid-19 and real estate, ETFs, passive funds, Brexit, UCITS KIIDs, PRIIPs KIDs and more.


Autumn 2020 Newsletter

Read updates on Brexit, fund liquidity, private assets outsourcing, the impacts of Covid-19, entering the ETF market, decision making and personality and more.


Spring 2020 Newsletter

Read updates on Covid-19 and the association, as well as articles on the new Accredited Funds Professional designation, cyber-security, asset management in regional Ireland, board effectiveness and top tips for start-up managers.


Autumn 2019 Newsletter

Read updates on factor-based strategies, ETFs, institutional platform innovation, sustainable finance, and funds industry corporate social responsibility activities.


ESG Newsletter 2019

Read about ESG and the funds industry relating to Ireland, EU policy and regulation and wider trends.


Spring 2019 Newsletter

Read about updates on marketing in the UK post-Brexit, establishing in Ireland, ESG, UCITS developments, Fintech, transfer pricing and more.


Autumn 2018 Newsletter

Read about updates on Brexit, the EU Mandatory Disclosure regime, securitisation regulation for UCITS, as well as insights on new regulatory developments on the horizon, new EU Benchmark Regulations and the CBI's Guidance on FMCs.


Fund Focus - Spring 2018

Read about this year's upcoming annual conference, trends in relation to UK asset managers impacted by Brexit, cryptocurrencies, the MiFID II data deluge, diversity of perspective in boards, tax transparency and more.


Fund Focus - Autumn 2017

Read about post-Brexit options for UK investment managers, the Irish investment limited partnership, implementation of the EU MMF Regulation in Ireland, ETFs, the challenge of maintaining tracking for index funds, and the potential tax issues arising from MiFID II.


Fund Focus - Spring 2017

Read about updates on the impact of MiFID II on the funds industry, the Central Bank of Ireland’s review of outsourcing arrangements, an overview of the post-Brexit landscape, and end-of-year data showing record levels of assets and net sales in Irish domiciled funds.


Fund Focus Hong Kong - January 2017

Find out about developments and read updates on the funds industry in Asia, regulatory updates from Hong Kong in the past year, the advantages for Asian managers for listing on the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) as well as a look at the growing market of alternative UCITS.


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Fund Focus - Autumn 2016

Read about developments on the European Commission's consultation on cross-border distribution, cybersecurity, Brexit resources available, and the launch of a new guide to establishing money market funds in Ireland.


Brexit Update - October 2016

Read views on Brexit and the Irish funds industry from various participants, including management companies, law firms, audit firms and other service providers.


Fund Focus - Spring 2016

Read about developments on Investor Money Regulations, UCITS V, regulation and securities lending, Capital Markets Union and more.


Fund Focus - Autumn 2015

Read about developments on alternative UCITS, the new Irish regulatory framework for UCITS, ETFs and securities lending, as well as recent ICAV developments.


Fund Focus Hong Kong - Autumn 2015

Read about developments on Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect, China A Shares, Irish Fund Management Company Boards, China's bond market and Asian Funds Passports.



阅读以了解沪港通、中国A股、爱尔兰基金管理公司(Irish Fund Management Company)董事会、中国债券市场和亚洲基金护照的最新动向。


Fund Focus - Spring 2015

Read about CCFs, ICAV, private equity funds in Ireland and more.


Fund Focus Hong Kong - Spring 2015

Read about China-Hong Kong mutual recognition, Ireland and private equity funds and more.


Fund Focus - Autumn 2014

Read about UCITS V, Loan Origination, Tax, FATCA and more.


Fund Focus Hong Kong - Autumn 2014

Hong Kong Seminar Review, Loan Origination QIAIFs and more.

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