Requirements and Guidance for Depositaries

As well as being subject to the requirements that derive from Irish and European legislation, depositaries are also subject to various other supervisory requirements based on the nature of their activities and the associated risks.

Guidance related to Depositories

The Central Bank has issued guidance on Relationship with the Central Bank to assist users of the Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013 (Section 48(1) (Investment Firms) Regulations 2017 (“the Central Bank Investment Firms Regulations”).

AIF Rulebook

The AIF Rulebook is the Central Bank’s rulebook in relation to AIFs which includes chapters concerning chapters concerning Retail Investor AIF, Qualifying Investor AIF, European Long-Term Investment Funds, AIF Management Companies, Fund Administrators, Alternative Investment Fund Managers and AIF Depositaries.

Other relevant guidance: