Through its working groups and secretariat Irish Funds is active across a range of regulatory and technical areas. Below you can find links to specific aspects of regulation and funds policy which provide details of publications, events and news related to these topics.
‘Sustainable finance' generally refers to the process of taking due account of environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations when making investment decisions, leading to increased investment in longer-term and sustainable activities.
Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS) are investment funds regulated at European Union (EU) level.
The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive provides an EU framework for the regulation and oversight of alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs).
Money Market Funds (MMFs)
The MMF Regulation has its origins in recommendations made by the Financial Stability Board and the European Systemic Risk Board.
Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
An ETF offers the advantages of an investment fund along with with characteristics more commonly associated with equities.
Capital Markets Union
The EU Capital Markets Union (CMU) is one the cornerstone projects of the European Commission.
Corporate governance broadly refers to the mechanisms, processes and relations by which corporations are controlled and directed.