Changes to QIAIF documentation Post Authorisation

Amendments to QIAIF documents previously filed with the Central Bank and not subject to review should generally be submitted accompanied with the relevant section(s) of the Application Form(s) to q-postauthnotings@centralbank.ie until 15 February 2021.  After this date some processes should be submitted via the Portal.  See below list of processes for more detail:

Amalgamation of QIAIFs with other Investment Funds

Proposals to amalgamate QIAIFs with other Investment Funds should be submitted to AIFauthorisations@centralbank.ie in accordance with Central Bank guidance.

MLRO Updates

Until 15 February 2021 MLRO Updates should be submitted to PostAuthNotings@centralbank.ie

From 15 February 2021 MLRO Updates should be submitted via the Portal using the “MLRO Updates” Request Change.

Please see Request Changes Help Page on the Portal section of the website.

QIAIF COSPs

Until 15 February 2021 QIAIF COSPs should be submitted to Q-PostAuthNotings@centralbank.ie by 12pm 2 business days prior to the approval date.

From 15 February 2021 QIAIF COSPs should be submitted via the Portal by 12pm 2 business days prior to the approval date using the “QIAIF COSP” Request Change.

Please see Request Changes Help Page on the Portal section of our website.

New QIAIF sub-fund(s) with Post Auth amendments not relating to the creation of the new sub-fund(s)

Until 15 February 2021 New QIAIF sub-fund(s) with Post Auth amendments not relating to the creation of the new sub-fund(s) should be submitted to AIFauthorisations@centralbank.ie by 3pm on the day prior to approval.

From 15 February 2021 New QIAIF sub-fund(s) with Post Auth amendments not relating to the creation of the new sub-fund(s) should be submitted via the Portal by 3pm on the day prior to approval date using the “QIAIF/QIF: Prospectus/Supplement/document update - Includes new sub-funds” Request Change.

Please see Request Changes Help Page on the Portal section of our website.

Post-Auth Updates to QIAIF Prospectus and/or other documents

Until 15 February 2021 Post-Auth Updates to QIAIF Prospectus or other documents should be submitted to q-postauthnotings@centralbank.ie by 3pm on the day prior to noting.

From 15 February 2021 Post-Auth Updates to QIAIF Prospectus/Supplements and other documents should be submitted via the Portal by 3pm on the day prior to noting date using the “QIAIF/QIF: Prospectus/Supplement update - No new sub-funds” Request Change.

From 15 February 2021 Post-Auth Updates to QIAIF Depositary Agreements/Constitutional Documents should be submitted via the Portal by 3pm on the day prior to noting date using the “QIAIF/QIF: Prospectus/Supplement update - No new sub-funds” Request Change.

From 15 February 2021 a Post-Auth update for a QIAIF which only includes Country Supplement(s) can be submitted by 12pm on the date of noting using the “UCITS/AIF Country Supplement” Request Change.

From 15 February 2021 a Post-Auth update for a QIAIF which only includes Distribution/Paying Agent/Representative/Trading Agent Agreement can be submitted by 12pm on the date of noting using the “UCITS/AIF: Distribution/Paying Agent/Representative/Trading Agent Agreement” Request Change.

From 15 February 2021 a Post-Auth update for a QIAIF which only includes Investment Management / Investment Adviser / Administration Agreement can be submitted by 12pm on the date of noting using the “UCITS/AIF: Investment Manager/Investment Advisor/Administration Agreements” Request Change.

Please see Request Changes Help Page on the Portal section of our website.

Changes to RIAIF documentation Post-Authorisation

Amendments to RIAIF documents subject to review should generally be submitted accompanied with the relevant section(s) of the Application Form(s) to FundsPostAuthorisation@centralbank.ie until 15 February 2021.  After this date some processes should be submitted via the Portal. 

Amendments to RIAIF documents previously filed with the Central Bank and not subject to review should generally be submitted accompanied with the relevant section(s) of the Application Form(s) to the relevant mailboxes until 15 February 2021.  After this date some processes should be submitted via the Portal. 

See below list of processes for more detail:

RIAIF COSPs

Until 15 February 2021 RIAIF COSPs should be submitted to FundsPostauthorisation@centralbank.ie with COSP 1 and all supporting documentation.

From 15 February 2021 RIAIF COSPs should be submitted with COSP 1 form and all supporting documentation via the Portal by using the “UCITS/RIAIF COSP” Request Change.

Please see Request Changes Help Page on the Portal section of our website.

RIAIF Prospectus updates:

From 15 February 2021 Post-Auth Updates to RIAIF Prospectus/Supplements and other documents that include new sub-funds should be submitted via the Portal using the “UCITS/RIAIF: Prospectus/Supplement review - Includes new sub-fund” Request Change.

From 15 February 2021 Post-Auth Updates to RIAIF Prospectus/Supplements and other documents that DO NOT include new sub-funds should be submitted via the Portal using the “UCITS/RIAIF: Prospectus/Supplement review – No new sub-fund” Request Change.

From 15 February 2021 Post-Auth Updates to RIAIF Prospectus/Supplements that only include New Share Classes should be submitted by 12pm on the day prior to noting via the Portal using the “UCITS/Retail AIF: Share Class Update” Request Change.

This application must be accompanied by a completed Section 2.21 of the Retail Investor AIF Application Form and a marked-up prospectus or supplement highlighting the changes, along with a confirmation from the Responsible Person that the new share classes: (i) accurately reflect the requirements of Section 2.21 of the Central Bank’s Retail Investor AIF Application Form; and (ii) comply with the relevant Central Bank guidance and legislation.

From 15 February 2021 Post-Auth Updates to RIAIF Depositary Agreement / Trust Deed / Deed of Constitution only should be submitted by 12pm on the day prior to noting via the Portal using the “UCITS/Retail AIF: Depositary Agreement / Trust Deed / Deed of Constitution Update” Request Change.

From 15 February 2021 a Post-Auth update for a RIAIF which only includes Country Supplement(s) can be submitted by 12pm on the date of noting using the “UCITS/AIF Country Supplement” Request Change.

From 15 February 2021 a Post-Auth update for a RIAIF which only includes Distribution/Paying Agent/Representative/Trading Agent Agreement can be submitted by 12pm on the date of noting using the “UCITS/AIF: Distribution/Paying Agent/Representative/Trading Agent Agreement” Request Change.

From 15 February 2021 a Post-Auth update for a RIAIF which only includes Investment Management / Investment Adviser / Administration Agreement can be submitted by 12pm on the date of noting using the “UCITS/AIF: Investment Manager/Investment Advisor/Administration Agreements” Request Change.

Amalgamation of RIAIFs with other Investment Funds

Proposals to amalgamate RIAIFs with other Investment Funds should be submitted to AIFauthorisations@centralbank.ie in accordance with Central Bank guidance.

MLRO Updates

Until 15 February 2021 MLRO Updates should be submitted to PostAuthNotings@centralbank.ie 

From 15 February 2021 MLRO Updates should be submitted via the Portal using the “MLRO Updates” Request Change.

Please see Request Changes Help Page on the Portal section of our website.

See below for useful forms:

QIAIF

RIAIF

Revocation of QIAIF/RIAIF/Sub-funds

All applications should be submitted to the mailbox fundrevocations@centralbank.ie. For umbrella/standalone funds all outstanding funding levies up to date of revocation must be paid in full.