Matheson | Partner - Asset Management Department
Philip is a partner in the Asset Management Department of Matheson and has been with the firm for nineteen years. He specialises in advising on the establishment and operation of investment funds in Ireland. Philip’s experience includes advising leading international financial institutions and asset management companies on structuring and offering fund products in Ireland and particularly in relation to exchange traded funds, innovative and complex products authorised as UCITS and emerging markets products. Philip is the vice chair of the Irish Funds ETF Working Group and a member of the EFAMA ETF Working Group. He specialises in advising managers on bringing innovative ETFs to market, including smart beta, actively managed, multi asset and emerging market funds and, more generally, on complex funds which are structured using the full range of flexibilities available under the UCITS regime
Regulators are taking a keener interest in the ETF sector, especially at the European level. What does this mean for ETF issuers and the wider ecosystem of service providers? Could the ETF sector really be the next great risk for regulators?