Irish Funds Industry Association CLG

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

800,000€ - 899,999€

Financial year: Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2.75 Fte (6)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

5

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Irish Funds Industry Association CLG   (Irish Funds)

    EU Transparency Register

    35890511033-58 First registered on 30 Jan 2009

    Goals / Remit

    Founded in 1991, the objective of the Irish Funds Industry Association CLG (Irish Funds) is to support and complement the development of the funds industry in Ireland.

    The Association represents investment fund managers/promoters, custodian banks, administrators, transfer agents and professional advisory firms involved in the international fund services industry in Ireland.

    Irish Funds supports and complements the development of the industry through:

    • Active and thoughtful engagement on policy and regulatory developments domestically and at EU level and globally, backed by the analysis and input from our 37 working groups.
    • Working with the authorities in Ireland to ensure that the environment and infrastructure are supportive of the growth of our industry
    • Developing industry policy and guidance papers to ensure high standards
    • Designing and supporting the delivery of industry specific training programmes and seminars.

    Main EU files targeted

    Irish Funds follows and communicates those initiatives, policies and files which impact the establishment, operation and competitiveness of regulated cross-border investment funds and the activities of its members in supporting this important link in the creation of savings and the funding of the economy. The following are a sample of the topics/files being followed by the Association:
    • Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive
    • Money Market Fund Regulation
    • Capital Markets Union
    • Sustainable Finance Framework and related proposals
    • Cross-border distribution of investment funds
    • MiFID II/MiFIR
    • PRIIPs Regulation
    • ETFs
    • Mandatory Disclosure Regime (DAC6)
    • Asset Segregation
    • ATAD
    • UCITS Directive
    • Eligible Assets Directive

    Address

    Head Office
    Ground FloorAshford House
    Dublin Dublin 2
    IRELAND
    EU Office
    6th Floor, Square de Meeûs 37 1000
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    6

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%1
    50%2
    25%3

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    2.75

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 15 Jun 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Umar AHMED 09 Dec 2022 09 Dec 2023
    Mr Umar AHMED 17 Dec 2021 09 Dec 2022
    Mr Umar AHMED 18 Jun 2019 18 Jun 2020

    Complementary Information

    Calculated FTE was 3.17 across 6 individuals. The organisation employs a total of 19.21 FTE

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Trade and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    European Fund and Asset Management Association (http://www.efama.org/SitePages/Home.aspx)

    International Investment Funds Association (http://www.iifa.ca/)

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    800,000€ - 899,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    800,000€ - 899,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    None declared

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    None declared

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    5 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 11 Oct 2022 Location Online meeting
      Subject Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Katherine Power (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Sep 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject CMU
      DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • John Berrigan (Director-General)
    • Date 15 Sep 2022 Location Dublin, Ireland
      Subject Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Paul Moley (Cabinet member)
      • Mairead McGuinness (Commissioner)
    • Date 20 May 2021 Location Video Conferencing
      Subject pre-recorded address for Annual Global Funds Conference - Protection of retail investors, recovery, sustainable and digital finance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Mairead McGuinness (Commissioner)
      • Deirdre O’Hea (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Feb 2021 Location Video Conferencing
      Subject Description of the Irish fund industry; Memorandum of Understanding with the UK; review of Alternative Investment Fund Manager Directive and European Long Term Investment Fund Regulation.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Mairead McGuinness (Commissioner)
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