CEO Message: Review of Q1

Global Growth in Q1 Throughout Q1 2019 we at AQMetrics kept a singular focus on exceptional customer experience. This has lead to of a number of large UK hedge funds signing up for the AQMetrics experience.  Leading global fund administrators … More


Making Ireland more attractive to Private Equity

The Irish funds industry recently got a breakthrough in its efforts to establish Ireland as a European domicile for private equity funds as the Investment Limited Partnerships Bill 2018 will be published shortly (depending on Brexit developments) following a government … More


Central Bank of Ireland: Capital Markets Update, March 2019

Central Bank of Ireland Markets Update The Central Bank of Ireland has issued the third markets update of 2019 on 7th March this year. The main points are below: The 32nd edition of the Central Bank AIFMD Q&A has been … More

Blog, Press

AQMetrics recognised for MiFID II Transaction reporting excellence

AQMetrics is delighted to have been nominated for the 2019 HFM European Hedge Fund Services Awards in the following categories: Best MiFID II solution – trade and transaction reporting Best Regtech solution Best use of cloud technology HFM European Hedge … More


How to prove your UCITS Fund is not Index Hugging

With more than 2,000 Irish investment funds facing into Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) investigations to ensure they are not misleading customers about charges and other issues it’s important to ask how these firms can best provide regulators with the … More

AML, Blog

Are your AML documents ready for the Central Bank of Ireland 2015 AML/CTF themed inspections

The following is a summary of the documentation which may be requested by the Central Bank of Ireland prior to a 2015 AML/CTF themed inspection: An up-to-date organisation chart. The chart must include the names of directors and senior managers, … More


The Central Bank of Ireland’s revises AIFMD report submission dates

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (“AIFMD”) introduced a requirement for an alternative investment fund manager (“AIFM”) to supply its competent authority with information designed to enable competent authorities to supervise the AIFMs under their responsibility, and to contribute to the monitoring … More

Blog, MAD II

Dear CEO – how is your firm’s Market Abuse STR reporting practice?

On the 7th of January 2014, a ‘Dear CEO’ letter was sent to credit institutions and investment firms in Ireland regarding a thematic inspection on Market Abuse related suspicious transaction reporting which was undertaken by the Central Bank of Ireland in 2013. … More