financial services

Dechert Secretarial Limited

A full service solution for Irish investment funds

DSL is a full service solution for Irish investment funds enabling compliance with Corporate Secretarial requirements, applicable Irish Law, the Irish Corporate Governance Code and the Central Bank’s CP86 initiative.

Corporate secretary
  • Provision of corporate secretary and dedicated point of contact for all board contributors.
  • Scheduling and organising quarterly and ad-hoc board meetings.
  • Preparation of agenda and board packs in hard and secure electronic format.
  • Attendance at board meetings, drafting quality minutes, preparation and coordination of action points.
  • Preparation and filing of Companies Registration Office and/or Central Bank ICAV forms within required time limits.
  • Organizing and facilitating Annual and Extraordinary General Meetings.
  • Safekeeping of the corporate seal and maintenance of sealing register.
Registered office services
  • Provision of registered office address, modern meeting rooms and teleconference facilities.
  • Retaining and safeguarding the minute books and statutory registers of the fund.
  • Retaining and safeguarding non-statutory registers (i.e., register of charges).
  • Acting as service of process agent for service made in Ireland.
ONR services
  • Registration of a DSL-nominated staff member with the Central Bank as the System Administrator for the Fund.
  • Preparation and filing of the Annual Fitness and Probity confirmations.
  • In collaboration with the board, identifying and assigning access to the delegates responsible for filing certain returns (i.e., annual/interim financial statements).
DSL portal
  • Online, password-protected support portal providing real time fund information.
  • Preparation and maintenance of online board papers and interactive board calendar.
  • Document management system enabling immediate retrievability of records.
  • Provision of designated email address for Central Bank communication.