Investment Fund Operations & Administration

 Investment Fund Operations & Administration

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 impact of Brexit on the fund industry
  • EU and non-EU funds
  • Managing Operational Risk in service delivery

The program will include a comprehensive glossary of terms, useful websites and reference materials

Seminar Content:

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

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DATE: 23, 24 November

DURATION: 14 Hours



TIME: 09:00 – 17:00

FEES: HRDA eligible €322, non-HRDA eligible €560 (both + €106.40 VAT)


Registration Form

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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.