The Yearbook & Directory of Ireland's international financial services industry Tuesday, 7th April 2020
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Investment Funds [Investment Funds & Asset Management]

Profile: The ByrneWallace Investment Funds team advises on all aspects of investment management, including the establishment, ongoing operations and supervision of regulated investment funds in Ireland.

We provide advice on a broad range of legal, regulatory and tax matters and advise on all types of regulated investment funds including UCITS, AIFs, and REITs. We have experience advising on all forms of investment funds structures including ICAVs, PLCs, Unit Trusts, CCFs and private investment funds (including partnership structures).

We have a strong international referral base and are correspondent adviser in Ireland to several global law firms in the area of Financial Services. Our team is also experienced in advising on a wide category of asset classes promoted by leading US, EU and Japanese promoters.
  • Advice on structuring options having regard to tax treatment of investors and distribution issues
  • Preparation of required documentation
  • Negotiation of derogations with the Central Bank of Ireland and day-to-day liaison with the Bank and the Irish Stock Exchange
  • Appointment of third party service providers, including investment managers, depositaries, administrators, AIFMs, prime brokers, and distributors
  • Advice on EU passporting issues under AIFMD, UCITS, MiFID, the Prospectus Directive etc, and related registration issues
  • Advice on disclosure issues under the EU Disclosure regime, including the Prospectus Directive, the Transparency Directive and EMIR etc
  • Advice on AML and FATF compliance issues
  • Advice on day to day operational matters including administration and corporate governance



Gavin, Joe

Firm: ByrneWallace
Position: Partner, Head of Financial Services
Address: 88 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 691 5635
Fax: +353 1 691 5010
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