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Pinsent Masons


Our vision is to establish Pinsent Masons as a leader in Funds and Asset Management building on our Sector strength and international reach.

Our Asset Management & Investment Funds Group has significant experience in the structuring, establishment and operation of Irish funds regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland including Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities ("UCITS") and Qualifying Investor Alternative Investment Funds ("QIAIFs") covering all types of strategies and asset classes, as well as the establishment and operation of UCITS management companies and alternative investment fund managers ("AIFMs"). Our team also has experience in advising various fund service providers including administrators, depositaries and investment managers.

In addition, our regulatory team advise on compliance with industry guidance, legislation and codes issues by the Central Bank, prudential requirements and regularly advise clients in relation to Irish authorisation and licensing issues, with a particular focus on Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (“MiFID”) licensing applications and extensions of management company licenses to include MiFID ancillary permissions.