We are a specialist firm of Chartered Accountants & Registered Auditors servicing 20% of the Irish MiFID market. We have significant experience delivering Audit, Tax, Risk & Regulatory, Advisory and Outsourcing solutions to international investment firms doing business, raising capital and investing in Ireland and Europe.
MiFID II legislation presents significant challenges and opportunities to investment firms and the funds industry in Ireland. Our specialist Financial Services team can help you:
Accounting and support services:
Compliance and risk management:
Board support and training:
A large MiFID firm and member of the Irish Stock Exchange engaged EisnerAmper Ireland to perform a regulatory Gap Analysis against regulatory requirements, review the compliance function of the firm, and to fulfil the PCF-12 role of Head of Compliance following receipt of approval from the CBI.
This currently on-going engagement involves a partner-led team onsite, working on a range of compliance function responsibilities, regulatory preparedness projects (e.g. MiFID II, PRIIPS, GDPR) and policy and operational development to enhance how the firm manages its compliance risks and provides appropriate structures, policies and procedures to enable successful, demonstrable compliance with regulatory requirements.
Our engagement activities included and/or continues to include:
As a result of engaging with EisnerAmper Ireland the large MiFID firm achieved demonstrable compliance with appropriate regulation and continues to avail of on-going support from market leading specialists.
A German insurance company with €4.5 bn AUM invested in UCITS and AIF was seeking to outsource the compliance function of its Irish subsidiaries. EisnerAmper Ireland was engaged and provided the following services:
As a result of engaging with EisnerAmper Ireland, the Irish subsidiaries now have improved compliance and risk frameworks that are expertly monitored and managed by industry leading partners.
As a Partner in the firm’s Risk & Regulatory team, Tom provides management & regulatory reporting, financial accounts preparation and ongoing advisory services to the firm’s domestic and international clients. Tom specialises in compliance and regulatory risk management and has expertise in creating frameworks that comply with new regulations and making business models better through best-practice governance. Tom also has experience in setting up and managing MiFID, UCITS and AIFMD regulated entities and assisting clients navigating Central Bank of Ireland regulations.
Tom’s clients include financial service entities (including funds and investment firms), internationally based corporate and private equity clients setting up, operating and/or investing in and through Ireland.
Tom was previously CFO and Director of Mercer Ireland, a global financial services company providing pension, insurance, fund management, HR, investment and management consulting services. As CFO, Tom managed finance teams of over 50 staff and was responsible for all aspects of treasury and finance including the preparation of management and statutory accounts, regulatory returns and setting policies and procedures. In this role, Tom was responsible for annual revenues of €150m.
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