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ESMA Opinion on UCITS Share Classes
11/04/2017 - The UCITS Directive (2009/65/EC) recognises the possibility for UCITS to offer different share classes to investors, but provides no detail as to the permitted scope of these share classes. As a result, there is no common legal or regulatory framework for establishing share classes throughout the EU.
Pressure on for Supervisory Convergence
05/04/2017 - As part of the overall plan toward achieving capital markets union ("CMU"), the European institutions are increasingly focused on the streamlining and convergence of regulation in the asset management and financial services landscape.
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Four IT projects to prioritise
04/04/2017 - You want to update your IT systems, but you have limited budget and need to prioritise. Which are the IT projects you should look at implementing first?
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An End to Mandatory Retirement Ages?
18/04/2017 - Unlike many other EU jurisdictions, there is no statutory retirement age in the private sector in Ireland, with retirement related issues being regulated instead by employment contracts. Private sector employers in Ireland are permitted to set mandatory retirement ages provided they are objectively and reasonably justified.
Broadcasters Consider Ireland as a Location post-Brexit
27/02/2017 - Licensing authorities in the broadcasting sector across the European Union have reported receiving queries from international broadcasters, based in the UK, who are considering relocating in advance of Brexit.
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