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Derbhil O'Riordan

Partner | Dublin
Asset Management and Investment Funds


Derbhil is a specialist adviser to the investment fund industry. She advises hedge funds and private equity funds in establishing, structuring and operating Cayman and Irish structures. Derbhil is a frequent speaker and contributor to publications on the impacts of on-shore regulation on off-shore jurisdictions, such as AIFMD in Cayman.

She is admitted to practice in the Cayman Islands, Ireland, England and Wales, and Northern Ireland.

Derbhil’s representative transactions include advising:

  • On the establishment of a multi-tiered, cross-jurisdictional private equity structure allowing EU investors access to off-shore funds.
  • On the establishment of UCITS CTA funds using automated trading systems.
  • Cayman AIFs on accessing European capital.
  • On multi-jurisdictional layered structuring allowing for cross-border passporting of multiple investment programmes.
  • On the establishment and authorisation of AIFMD-compliant investment funds, private equity and other funds.
  • On the establishment and authorisation of Cayman-domiciled funds including registered and exempted funds.
  • Exchange Traded Funds on their establishment on the London Stock Exchange, Borsa Italiana and Euronext Lisbon.
  • EU AIFMs on the establishment and maintenance of a Cayman Hedge Fund Platform for sale in and out of EU.
  • The Irish regulated custodians and trustees of UCITS and non-UCITS funds.


Related Practice Areas

Asset Management and Investment Funds

Financial Services

Education

University College Cork

Queens University Belfast

Law Society of Northern Ireland

Law Society of Ireland

Also admitted in: The Cayman Islands, England and Wales, Northern Ireland