HANetf appoints A&L Goodbody as legal counsel

Gavel_lawbooksHANetf, which describes itself as Europe’s first independent ‘white label’ Ucits exchange-traded fund (ETF) platform, has appointed the Irish corporate law firm A&L Goodbody as legal counsel.

As part of the appointment, A&L Goodbody will provide legal, regulatory and taxation advice to HANetf and its on-platform clients.

The moves comes as number of HANetf’s clients prepare to launch ETFs this year via an Irish-domiciled platform.

Nik Bienkowski, co-chief executive at HANetf, said: “A&L Goodbody has an outstanding pedigree supporting the needs of both asset management companies and investors and we are very pleased to be working with them.”

Stephen Carson, partner in the asset management and investment funds group at A&L Goodbody, said: “We are delighted to be appointed by HANetf to support them with a range of legal services as they establish their innovative ETF platform and assist their clients in launching European ETFs.”

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