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    Fund structuring trends survey results
    Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 17:23

    IFI Global has conducted the first ever research study, with US based alternative managers, on their international fund structuring. It covers fund jurisdictional preferences, structures used, fund governance, views on ManCos and much else.

    Will Ireland be caught in the EU-UK crossfire?
    Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 17:15

    Relations could improve but at the moment EU-UK relationship is not going well. If the EU and UK don’t reach agreement on financial services Ireland will suffer more than most.  The UK is easily the biggest market for Irish domiciled funds.

    Advice on ManCo selection
    Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 17:06

    Alternative managers wishing to access the European market are turning increasingly to third-party ManCos to help them do this, particularly those from the US. It has almost become the default option for them when they set up in Ireland or Luxembourg. But who to pick?

    CBI fines Sarasin
    Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 17:01

    The Irish regulator has fined Sarasin Funds Management €385,000 for four regulatory breaches. Sarasin uses a delegation model. There were oversight failures both at the third party ManCo and at board level.

    Industry pessimism
    Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 22:03

    A large poll conducted by IFI Global shows most expect that the European fund industry will diverge. 73% believe the failure to agree on equivalence diminishes EU-UK collaboration chances. The poll also covered: PM delegation, the EU’s distribution directive and the SFDR.