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Ireland Sets New Standards in Fund Governance

11 Apr 2016

This article was first published in the HFMWeek Ireland Report 2016.

Adam Donoghue and Aaron Mulcahy of Maples and Calder examine how a more streamlined and meaningful corporate governance regime will impact Irish funds and management companies.

One positive legacy of the financial crisis (and the Madoff and Weavering scandals) is a heightened global focus on corporate governance and oversight of delegates by fund boards. In particular, the increase in the numbers of pension funds, insurers and other institutional investors allocating to alternative funds over the last five years has resulted in greater scrutiny on the adequacy of investor protection measures and robustness of fund governance.

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