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Funds Masterclass by Aquest

Updated: Sep 1, 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 five hours of professional development and the chance to network with peers during coffee and lunch breaks. The masterclass is also the first ever event to be held at the brand new Business School at Trinity College Dublin.

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 a financial regulator.

When & Where?

Friday, June 28th, 2019 | 9.30am to 4.15pm

New Trinity Business School Building, Trinity College Dublin.


  1. Single ticket:  €500

  2. Package of 4 tickets:  €1,250

  3. Package of 8 tickets:  €2,000

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1-Day Masterclass for Irish Funds Professionals by Aquest

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