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They do not purport to be comprehensive or to render legal advice.

4 Dec 2018

The Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Act 2018 transposes the majority of the Fourth Money Laundering Directive (EU) 2015/849 into Irish law.

The Act came into force on 26 November 2018. It updates the current Irish framework of legislation for the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering or terrorist financing. This update summarises the key changes under the Act and how it affects Irish authorised investment funds (both UCITS and AIFs, irrespective of their legal form).

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29 Oct 2018

In this chapter Jonathan Green, Tim Coak and Luke Stockdale provide an analysis of asset management in the Cayman Islands, including recent activity, the regulatory framework that governs asset management, common asset structures, and key trends. Their contribution formed part of the sixth edition of The Asset Management Review, covering 27 jurisdictions.

This article first appeared in The Law Reviews The Asset Management Review 6th Edition published by Law Business Research in September 2018.

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23 Oct 2018

Maples and Calder's latest edition of our Funds Update - Ireland, a quarterly summary of Irish legal & regulatory and tax developments in recent months.

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22 Oct 2018

In this article, Ian Conlon and Ronan Cremin examine the new Securitisation Regulation that replaces the existing patchwork of sector-specific legislation governing European securitisations with harmonised rules on due diligence, risk retention and transparency.

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15 Oct 2018

On 9 October 2018, HM Treasury published draft Statutory Instruments relating to UCITS and AIFs which are intended to come into effect should a no deal Brexit arise. The Collective Investment Schemes (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 will amend retained EU law relating to UCITS and The Alternative Investment Fund Management (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 will amend retained EU law in the context of AIFMD. For the purposes of this update, we have focused on the Statutory Instruments insofar as they relate to the marketing of UCITS and AIFs in the UK.

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