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Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 09:00
1 Day
Conducted by: 
Eureka Financial
Sam Baker

This practical one day course is designed to provide an insight into the area of UCITS, showing how funds may select eligible assets and demonstrate how these instruments may be employed to achieve different investment objectives.
You will learn about the main characteristics of UCITS, their structure and objectives as well as about the key risk and performance indicators. Setting up funds in different jurisdictions and organising fund management and oversight will be discussed in detail. 

You will learn about the regulatory reporting requirements, fund authorisation and distribution process as well as about organising effective governance and compliance monitoring structures.
By the end of this course you will have a solid understanding of:

  • The characteristics of UCITS, their structure and objectives
  • The main regulatory aspects and the differences in setting up funds in the UK, Ireland and Luxembourg
  • How to structure UCITS 
  • The necessary documentation required
  • The main parties involved and their role
  • How to organise fund governance
  • Key risk and performance indicators
  • Organising compliance monitoring and fund oversight
  • Main changes under the UCITS V

Main topics covered include:

  • The key features, use and structure of UCITS
  • Comparison with AIFMD
  • UCITS distribution 
  • UCITS products: long only, ETFs and alternatives
  • UCITS structuring
  • The latest developments under UCITS V: remuneration, reporting and depositary requirements
  • UCITS V timelines
  • Main parties involved and their role
  • Structuring UCITS and authorisation process in Luxembourg and
  • Ireland 
  • Fund governance
  • Fund documentation 
  • Investment & borrowing power
  • Setting up UCITS
  • Key risk and performance indicators

Register early and take advantage of our Early Bird offers!
You may be also interested in our Compliance & Operational Risk for Funds course – register for both and save additional £100!


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