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Áine Ní Riain

Áine has extensive experience advising Irish and international asset managers and promoters in relation to the structuring, authorisation and operation of Irish fund products authorised as UCITS or AIFs and in advising on the distribution requirements both within and outside of the EU for European and offshore funds. She also has considerable experience in advising on the regulatory approvals and requirements of fund service providers.

Áine has particular experience in, and much of her work focuses on, advising on the regulatory requirements ESG-focused strategies and reporting and regularly advises clients on sustainable finance matters, including with reference to SFDR, the EU Taxonomy, CSRD and ISSB/IFRS. 

Áine has been a member of the Irish Funds ESG Working Group, the Legal and Regulatory Working Group, and the Distribution Working Group. Áine has been recognised by The Legal 500 as a Rising Star.

Prior to joining the firm, Áine served as an associate at two international law firms based in Dublin, where she provided legal and regulatory advice and services to international investment funds, fund managers, and fund service providers.

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