Mina Dawood is an Associate Solicitor in our Financial Services Department, specialising in Financial Regulation and Investment Funds.

Mina advises clients on a wide range of legal and regulatory investment fund matters including the structuring, establishment, maintenance and operation of all types of funds including UCITS and AIFs. He also advises on fitness and probity compliance, AML and sustainable finance.

Mina also has experience assisting Fintech clients with licensing requirements and regulatory compliance to include MiFID II, PSD2 and the E-Money Regulations.

Experience

  • advising a fund promoter on the establishment of an Irish investment limited partnership;
  • advising an investment advisor on the establishment of its QIAIF ICAV private equity fund offering;
  • advising a large state cornerstone investor on their investments and negotiating terms relevant to their investment;
  • assisting a UCITS ManCo with the ongoing operation of its investment funds in Ireland;
  • advising a venture capital fund manger on the launching of new dedicated sub-funds as part of an existing Irish QIAIF umbrella platform;
  • assisting with the authorisation of MIFID investment firms and fund management companies;
  • advising Irish service providers on all aspects of their legal, regulatory and compliance requirements; and
  • advising firms seeking authorisation as an E-Money Institution.

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  • BCL
    University College Dublin
  • Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors
    Law Society of Ireland

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