Legal & Regulation

IRELAND FUND SERVICES

Ireland Fund Services in Focus - Foreword

Ireland Fund Services in Focus - Foreword

With the profound impacts of Covid-19 continuing to reverberate around the world, it is notable how robust the funds industry has been during the last six months. In Ireland, like elsewhere, significant redemptions were registered in March as investors sought to reduce risk and increase liquidity.

PRIVATE FUNDS

Private funds on the Irish horizon

Private funds on the Irish horizon

The Irish funds industry may have some catching up to do in the private funds space, but as the government gears up to introduce a refreshed Investment Limited Partnerships Act, the jurisdiction is expected to see an influx of managers from the UK, the US and further afield choosing to set up their private funds in Ireland.

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FCA approves IPSX Wholesale

FCA approves IPSX Wholesale

IPSX UK Limited, a Recognised Investment Exchange (RIE) operated by IPSX Group Limited which offers the world’s first regulated securities exchange dedicated to commercial real estate, has received approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to launch its second market, IPSX Wholesale.

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New FCA regs to restrict individual property investment platform investors to max 10 per cent of investable assets from average 30 per cent currently

New FCA regs to restrict individual property investment platform investors to max 10 per cent of investable assets from average 30 per cent currently

New regulations being introduced by the FCA later this year will restrict individual investors new to the property investment platform sector to investing a maximum of 10 per cent of their investable net assets through these platforms.