Welcome to our latest Fund Focus Newsletter. In this edition you will find a selection of articles related to developments in the funds industry during the past six months. These include updates on topics including alternative UCITS, the new Irish regulatory framework for UCITS, ETFs and securities lending as well as recent ICAV developments. We are also excited to welcome the new members that have joined us this year and provide details about the promotional opportunities on offer at our events in 2016. As always, if you have any suggestions or feedback we’d appreciate it.
This document is for informational purposes only and it is recommended that professional advice is sought if conducting business in Ireland.
The Rise of Alternative UCITS
Cathal Cornally, HSBC Securities Services (Ireland) Ltd, looks at the growth of Alternative UCITS and the benefits and considerations to be taken into account regarding these products.Read Article
New Irish Regulatory Framework for UCITS
Stephen Carty and Deirdre McIlvenna, Maples and Calder, discuss the Central Bank of Ireland's recent regulation which forms the basis for a new Irish regulatory framework for UCITS.Read Article
ETFs & Securities Lending
The Irish Funds ETF Working Group examines how the practice of securities lending is evolving across regions, with ETFs in particular playing an increasingly important role as a source of securities to lend.Read Article
Easier to Move Funds Into an ICAV
This article highlights news of the first manager to make use of new legislation making it easier to re-domicile significant fund assets to Ireland into an ICAV.Read Article
New Member Announcement for 2015
Kieran Fox, Business Development Director at Irish Funds, welcomes new members for 2015.Read Article
Promotional Opportunities 2016
Find out about Irish Funds promotional opportunities at our upcoming 2016 events.Read Article