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Adrian Whelan Senior Vice President, Investor Services


Adrian Whelan is a Senior Vice President of Regulatory Intelligence at Brown Brothers Harriman. He is based in Dublin.

Before joining Regulatory Intelligence, Adrian was the Head of Depositary for BBH Trustee Services (Ireland) Limited. Adrian joined BBH in 2011, prior to which he ran a regulatory consultancy firm. Adrian is an active participant in industry groups, including Irish Funds and ICI Global. He frequently appears at conferences discussing the impact of regulation on the asset management industry.

Adrian graduated from Dublin City University Business School with a degree in Business Studies.

Market Commentary - 11 files

Collective Investment Trusts: Entering the Mainstream April 2019

Assisted by a lighter regulatory burden, which make them more cost effective than many similarly structured investment vehicles, the use of collective investment trusts (CITs) in US retirement plans has been accelerating at a steady clip. For ...

Brexit: Where We Are September 2018

For asset managers both in the UK and global managers who see the potential opportunity, now is their chance to make a change. Those managers should see Brexit as a unique opportunity to shape their ideal financial product which will compete on ...

2018 Regulatory Field Guide January 2018

Your resource for the latest thinking on key regulatory developments in the coming year and beyond.

Brexit – On to the Next Course January 2018

With “sufficient progress” made on initial Brexit negotiations, the next phase of talks between the EU and UK will focus on their future relationship. After months of deliberation, it’s still unclear whether we will ultimately see a soft ...

How do you like your Breggsit Served? October 2017

As Brexit negotiations unfold, the burning question on asset managers’ lips continues to be what level of access, if any, will the UK have to the EU single market and its financial passports such as UCITS and MiFID 2?