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Funds Masterclass 13 Sept 2019

1-Day Masterclass for Irish Funds Professionals: Key Technical Regulatory and Compliance Training

Taught by top CP86 expert

Overview: This one-day masterclass will deliver focused, technical training on key regulatory topics within the Irish funds industry, including CP86 regulatory inspections, outsourcing, and depositaries.

It is an opportunity for professionals in this area, who have a particular focus on legal and compliance, to understand the background to these regulations, the specific details of the rules and where they are headed. The event offers the chance to network with peers and clients during coffee and lunch breaks.

Continuing Professional Development

Funds Masterclass provides 4 to 5 hours of CPD for a range of professionals including those affiliated to the Institute of Bankers (CPD Accreditation Confirmation – 2019-1587).

Who should attend:

Funds Masterclass is perfect for:

  1. PCFs and CFs in Fund Management Companies

  2. Compliance and Regulatory professionals in Fund Administrators and Depositaries

  3. Funds lawyers with 0 to 5 years PQE

  4. Professional Support Lawyers to Asset Management & Investment Fund teams

  5. Regulatory Advisors and Consultants

Masterclass Content:

1. CP86: What to expect when you’re being inspected

Including: Understanding how regulatory inspections are conducted, CP86 – areas of regulatory interest, the practicalities of preparing for an inspection, output from an inspection

2. Outsourcing Activities & Retaining Responsibility: A difficult balancing act

Including: Regulations applicable to fund administrator outsourcing, Central Bank Outsourcing discussion paper, latest developments and future direction

3. Overseeing the overseers: Regulation of Depositaries

Including: Regulations and compliance on asset segregation, record keeping and depositary delegation

4. Financial Stability & Investment Funds: What’s liquidity management & leverage gotta do with it?

Including: Background and summary of IOSCO, FSB, ESRB, and ESMA work in the area, why liquidity management matters and where its going, new approaches to measuring leverage

5. Hot topics: Brief updates and Q&A

Including: Wholesale conduct, fitness and probity, individual accountability, value for money, performance fees, ESG regulatory developments

Meet your facilitator:

This programme is delivered by Daniel Lawlor, the former Head of Funds Policy Team at Central Bank of Ireland.  Daniel was the Central Bank’s project lead on CP86, and was centrally involved in the transposition of UCITS IV, UCITS V, and the AIFMD, drafting the AIF Rulebook and the creation of the Central Bank UCITS Regulations.  He also represented the Central Bank at IOSCO C5 and EMSA’s Investment Management Standing Committee – Operational Working Group.

Daniel has 17 years’ experience in the funds industry which was gained both from as a funds lawyer in William Fry and as the Financial Regulator at the Central Bank of Ireland.

When & Where?

Friday, September 13th, 2019 | 9.30am to 4.15pm

Central Dublin

Find out more

Follow #MC13Sept19 on LinkedIn for videos and posts with more info on the content that we will be covering on the day.


Early Bird – Aug 2019

  1. Single Ticket: €495

  2. Package of 4 tickets:  €1,250

Standard – Sept 2019

  1. Single Ticket: €695

  2. Package of 4 tickets:  €1,795

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