Operating in the asset management space can bring up a variety of challenges, whether it be setting up a management company or navigating the complexities of Brexit. Whatever your issue, we have the expertise and experience to support you.
Whether you choose to set up a fund, investment firm, UCITS management company, or an AIFM, you must obtain authorisation from the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI).
Our team has the industry knowledge to guide you through the authorisation process and have the ability to support firms throughout the entire authorisation life cycle.
Brexit is a complex, multifaceted issue that becomes more important every day as the UK nears its Article 50 extension date deadline on 31 October 2019.
We can offer our extensive understanding of the topic to help you address many of the risks posed by Brexit. We can achieve this through our ability to assist companies in different business areas ranging from but not limited to commercial, financial, and tax considerations.
The CBI is currently in the process of the review of the implementation of their Fund Management Company Effectiveness Guidance (CP86). Applicable firms must be aware that compliance with this guidance is one of the CBI’s priorities.
Our Asset Management Regulatory Advisory team can provide clients with a detailed understanding of the requirements of the legislation in place. We can examine the current regulatory structures within companies, and provide a detailed analysis and recommendation of areas that require further improvement.
There is an increasing appetite within the asset management industry for investment approaches that integrate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors. Driven both by increasing regulatory or compliance obligations and growing market demand from investors, ESG is moving from a niche activity to a mainstream solution for asset managers. Our global network has been drawing on their expert subject knowledge to assist asset managers across the world in all areas of their ESG strategy.
You may be focused on strategy development, implementation, due diligence, monitoring and assessment, or managing increasing reporting demands. Our multidisciplinary team has in-depth knowledge and expertise to help you navigate the risks and opportunities in this quickly evolving area.
The international tax landscape is changing at an unprecedented rate to reflect the changing nature of international business. With significant changes driven by the OECD, the European Union, the US and other local tax authorities, tax is now more than ever a key consideration in cross-border investment.
There is an increased focus on tax transparency. Bearing down on international tax avoidance and evasion has seen the introduction of a range of international measures to tackle offshore non-compliance.
As the only dedicated asset and wealth management tax team in Ireland, our expert team can guide asset managers and investors through the entire investment process and help navigate changes to global and local tax rules.