Shane Kelleher

Partner

Shane advises clients on all aspects of financial regulation and regulated entities on compliance with regulatory standards and the impact of new regulatory developments at Irish and EU levels.

Shane Kelleher

Shane is a Partner in William Fry’s Financial Regulation Unit and Corporate Department.

He advises clients on all aspects of financial regulation including regulatory issues arising in mergers and acquisitions, acquisitions and disposals of qualifying holdings in regulated entities, authorisations and extension or surrender of authorisations, compliance with conduct of business requirements, fitness and probity, corporate governance, market abuse and transparency requirements. Shane advises regulated entities including credit institutions, MiFID investment firms, payment institutions, electronic money institutions, investment business firms, other financial institutions and investors in the financial services sector on compliance with regulatory standards and the impact of new regulatory developments at Irish and EU levels. He is a member of William Fry’s Regulatory Enforcement Group.

Shane has considerable experience of working in general company and corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and banking and financial services law practices at William Fry and he brings the benefit of this varied practice base to his work for clients in his specialist area of financial regulation.

Shane’s recent significant projects include advising one of the pillar Irish banks in relation to the Oireachtas (Parliamentary) Commission of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis and advising various clients on applications to the Central Bank of Ireland for authorisation as payment institutions, credit servicing firms and retail credit firms.

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Jun 2024
William Fry's Financial Regulation team examines some recent updates regarding EU ...
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Jun 2024
In our attached briefing, we break down the revised MiFID authorisation process an...
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May 2024
William Fry's Financial Regulation team examines a recent Central Bank of Ireland ...
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May 2024
The Central Bank of Ireland has recently updated its approach to authorising elect...
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May 2024
The Central Bank of Ireland has recently updated its approach to authorising elect...
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May 2024
On 2 May 2024, the Central Bank of Ireland signalled a change in its approach to r...
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Apr 2024
We look at updates on the IAF including the SEAR Regulations recently signed by th...
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Apr 2024
We look at updates to the Central Bank's approach to authorising Payment and E-Mon...
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Apr 2024
Recent updates on the proposed EU anti-money laundering and terrorist financing le...
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Mar 2024
We look at CP158 - The Central Bank Consultation Paper on its proposals to revise ...
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