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March 2014

AIFMD, Blog

The Central Bank of Ireland’s revises AIFMD report submission dates

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (“AIFMD”) introduced a requirement for an alternative investment fund manager (“AIFM”) to supply its competent authority with information designed to enable competent authorities to supervise the AIFMs under their responsibility, and to contribute to the monitoring … More


Blog, MAD II

Dear CEO – how is your firm’s Market Abuse STR reporting practice?

On the 7th of January 2014, a ‘Dear CEO’ letter was sent to credit institutions and investment firms in Ireland regarding a thematic inspection on Market Abuse related suspicious transaction reporting which was undertaken by the Central Bank of Ireland in 2013. … More


Blog, MAD II

ESMA publishes a Discussion Paper on the new Market Abuse Regulation

The European Securities and Markets Authority (“ESMA”) has published a Discussion Paper setting out its initial views on the implementing measures it will have to develop for the new Market Abuse Regulation (“MAR”).  MAR aims to enhance market integrity and … More