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26 Oct 2016
It is widely known in the market that banks, reluctant to lend due to regulatory constraints, have left a vacuum which has created a demand for other reliable sources of funding. John Breslin and David Burke provide an overview of Alternative Lending Structures in Ireland: Credit Funds and Loan Origination. This article first appeared 2016/2017 edition of the Global Banking & Financial Policy Review, published by Euromoney Trading Ltd in October 2016.
24 Oct 2016
One of the most important elements for any lender lending into a financing structure for an investment fund is the security package available to them upon a default. Tina Meigh outlines three key questions that a lender should ask in taking a security interest. This article first appeared in the 2016/2017 edition of the Global Banking & Financial Policy Review, published by Euromoney Trading Ltd in October 2016.
19 Oct 2016
In this Q&A article Arabella di Iorio and David Welford provide insight into business crime and regulations as it relates to the British Virgin Islands. Topics include criminal law enforcement, particular statues and crimes, investigations, and appeals. This publication first appeared in the Global Legal Group's ICLG: Business Crime 2017, published in October 2016.
19 Oct 2016
Fund managers outside the EU are increasingly looking to Ireland’s thriving funds market as a way to access potential EU investors. Regulatory changes have allowed fund managers to take advantage of innovative approaches and strategies, resulting in record numbers of cross-border fund launches in the jurisdiction.
7 Oct 2016
In 2016, long-term institutional funds replaced many of the early, more opportunistic buyers. This evolution is necessary and provides stability for the medium term, but one thing that has not changed is the market's dislike of uncertainty.
The Minister for Finance Michael Noonan recently announced a review of the taxation of funds in the Irish property market, which has certainly yielded a good dose of pre-Budget nerves. This article was first published in the Independent.ie on 6 October 2016.