The objectives of the program will be to provide an overview of the fund operations process highlighting the key processes, procedures and roles within the fund administration.
There will be explanations, illustrations and where possible exercises to enhance the learning process.
Other case studies can be included where possible such as:
The program will include a comprehensive glossary of terms, useful websites and reference materials
Part 1 – Setting Up a Fund – types of fund, key players, content of offering documents, regulatory requirements
Part 2 – Fund Operations – portfolio administration, acquisitions and disposals, reconciliation to brokers/agents/custody, fund records
Part 3 – Fund Valuation & Accounting – pricing policy, NAV, GL, Accounts, accruals, performance fees/carried interest processing
Part 4 – Transfer Agency – investor reporting, subscriptions & redemptions, fund register, KYC/CDD/AML, distributions
Part 5 – Risk & Compliance – operational risk, fund compliance, administrator risk & compliance
DATE: 23, 24 November
DURATION: 14 Hours
CPD UNITS: 10
TIME: 09:00 – 17:00
FEES: HRDA eligible €322, non-HRDA eligible €560 (both + €106.40 VAT)
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Instructor: Bruce Lawrence
Bruce Lawrence, has over 42 years securities industry experience, provides consultancy, training, advice and technical assistance principally focused at the securities servicing arena and the development of the capital markets infrastructure of frontier and emerging markets. He has consulted and trained on the full spectrum of securities markets instruments (debt, equity & derivatives), Corporate Governance, Operational Risk, Custody, Clearing & Settlement, Fund Administration and assisted in the creation and further development of Central Securities Depositories (CSD’s), Central Counterparties (CCPs), Stock Exchanges and Domestic Custody Operations. Assignments have taken him to the following markets: Albania, Estonia, Ghana, Jordan, Kuwait, Mongolia, Pakistan, Qatar, Nigeria, Russia, USA, Uzbekistan and Vietnam.
He has also been the author of the Investment Administration Qualification (IAQ) Global Custody Workbook and Global Securities Operations, published by the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and is the recipient of the Central Bank of Russia gold medal for services to the creation of the Russian securities market. Bruce has been called to the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) on two occasions as an expert witness on securities market operations fraud and the Irish High Court for the Bernie Madoff enquiry and litigation.