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Conaty, Emma


Conaty, Emma

Firm: Maples Group
Position: Head of Global Registration Services
Address: 75 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 619 2708

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Emma heads the Global Registration Services team within Investment Funds Group of Maples' Dublin office. She has over 20 years' experience in funds with particular expertise in cross-border distribution whether by way of private placement or through the European passport. Her clients include promoters, fund managers and investment banks operating UCITS, UCITS ETFs and AIFs where her practice covers advising on initial market entry as well as ongoing advice to ensure all ongoing compliance, maintenance and filing requirements are fulfilled to ensure compliance with all relevant local regulatory and where relevant, exchange obligations.


Emma joined Maples and Calder in 2008, having spent the preceding 12 years at a large domestic corporate law firm. Emma is the former Chair of the Irish Funds Europe Distribution Working Group, member of the Irish Funds Distribution Steering Group and current member of the Irish Funds Swiss Distribution Working Group. Emma also authored Irish Funds' responses to the distribution element of both ESMA and the European Commission's consultations on CMU and participated in several round table meetings in Paris and Brussels with IF, the Department of Finance, ESMA and European Commission.


Emma is recognised as an industry leader and has participated in industry practice groups, knowledge-sharing webinars and published numerous client updates.


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