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Alison Gibney

Senior Regulatory Executive Legal Services Dublin
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Alison is a Senior Regulatory Executive in the Irish Financial Services Regulatory team at Maples and Calder, the Maples Group's law firm. Alison has over 8 years' experience as a compliance and regulatory professional within the financial services industry. Alison's particular focus is the provision of technical expertise, assisting clients across all industry sectors including AIFMs and UCITS management companies, MiFID investment firms and fund service providers, banks, insurers, e-money and payment firms, and credit servicing and retail credit firms. 

Alison has a strong practical knowledge of regulation and guidance across a number of core areas, including corporate governance, anti-money laundering, data protection, culture and fitness and probity, cyber security, MiFID, UCITS, AIFMD and KIIDs. Alison also advises on authorisations, top-up permissions and change of control notifications for regulated firms.

Alison supports clients in dealing with the regulator, advising on day-to-day compliance queries, drafting and implementing robust compliance frameworks and providing training sessions on key themes to boards and senior management. She also works with the broader team to manage upstream regulation and publish client updates on key regulatory changes. 


Alison joined the Financial Services Regulatory team at the Maples Group in November 2017 having previously worked at Euronext Dublin (formerly the Irish Stock Exchange) and a Dublin-based asset management firm.  Alison is recommended by IFLR1000 where clients attest to "an understanding of our business and needs, ability to provide solutions that will work for our business".



Alison is a member of the Association of Compliance Officers of Ireland, Irish Funds and the Institute of Banking.  She is also a member of the Alternative Investment Management Association's Digital Assets Working Group.



Financial Services Regulatory

Funds & Investment Management


Law Society of Ireland, Diploma in Finance Law, 2017

International Capital Markets Association, Certificate in Introduction to Primary Markets, 2016

Law Society of Ireland, Diploma in Investment Funds and Compliance, 2015

ACOI, Professional Diploma in Compliance, 2013

UCD, Bachelor of Commerce (BComm), 2010


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