Asset Management & Investment Funds Publications - UCITS


Money Market Reform
Regulation (EU) 2017/1131 of the European Parliament on MMFs (the MMFR) came into effect on 20 July 2017.

CP119 Central Bank Consultation on amendments Central Bank UCITS Regulations
On 29 March 2018, the Central Bank of Ireland published a consultation paper which includes proposals to amend and consolidate the Central Bank UCITS REgulations (CP119), whihc is the statutory instrument that forms the basis for the Irish regulatory framework for UCITS.

ESMA final Opinion on UCITS share classes
On 30 January 2017, ESMA published its opinion on the use of share classes in a UCITS investment fund in response to the ESMA Discussion Paper on Share Classes of UCITS (the Opinion). The Opinion was issued due to diverging approaches taken by regulators across the European Union and focusses on the extent to which different types of share classes of the same UCITS sub-fund may differ from one another.

Detailed Analysis of UCITS Remuneration Provisions
On 23 July 2015 the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a consultation paper in respect of its guidelines on sound remuneration policies under the UCITS Directive and AIFMD (the CP). This consultation closed in October 2015.

UCITS V - Spotlight on the Depositary
A spotlight on UCITS V and how clients are planning and preparing for its impact from a depositary perspective.

Detailed Analysis of Central Bank UCITS Regulations 2015 
On 5 October 2015 the Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank) published new Central Bank UCITS Regulations which will commence on 1 November 2015 (CB UCITS Regulations).

UCITS - Remuneration Guidelines 
ESMA published their consultation on guidelines on the UCITS V remuneration requirements.