Ireland Update: Following enhanced scrutiny by the Central Bank in respect of investment by UCITS in CFDs, CLOs, CoCos and binary options, the Central Bank has added a new Q&A (ID 1094) to its UCITS Q&As clarifying its expectations in respect of such investments. Although the Q&A refers specifically to information that is required during the authorisation process for UCITS, there are also important considerations for existing UCITS making such investments.

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