Ireland – GVT Beneficial Owner Regulations

Ireland – GVT Beneficial Owner Regulations

On 27 April 2021, IRE GVT issued beneficial ownership regulations.

  • IRE GVT issued EU (anti-money laundering: beneficial ownership of trusts) regulations.
  • Follows 30 June 2021 IRE GVT issue of rules on certain financial vehicles.


  • The regulations implement the rules in article 31 of directive 2015/849 of European Parliament and Council of 20 May 2015, as updated by article 1(16) of (EU) 2018/843.
  • The directives cover terrorism financing and beneficial ownership transparency trends.


  • The EU regulations 2021 come into effect on 24 April 2021.