Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 3, 2015

April 01, 2015

Dechert's investment funds update discusses the key legal and regulatory updates for the funds industry from the primary European asset management centres and fund domiciles.

Issue 3, April 2015


  • France Dismisses Double-Trial System for Market Abuse
  • AMF Annual Compliance Presentation
  • French Private Equity 2014 Market
  • AFG and Amafi's Response to ESMA on MiFID II/MiFIR


  • New Investment Ordinance Enters Into Force
  • Germany Clears the Way for Solvency II
  • BaFin Postpones (Annex IV) Reporting Date for AIFs and AIFMs
  • German Investment Fund Statistics


  • ICAV Legislation Passed
  • Central Bank Issues ICAV Documentation
  • AIF Rulebook Updated
  • Irish Government Announces Updated Financial Services Strategy
  • Latest Irish Fund Launches 


  • Recent Developments in the Luxembourg Financial Sector
  • Bearer Shares and Units: Reminder to Holders and Issuers
  • Change of Deadline for Compliance with CSSF Circular 14/587
  • Tax: Automatic Exchange of Information and AML Developments
  • Luxembourg Fund Sector Continues to Grow 


  • AIFMD: FCA Consults on Rule Changes
  • MiFID II: FCA Updates Implementation Timetable
  • Investment Companies: Updated Corporate Governance Code
  • Tax: HMRC Publishes Filing Dates for New AIFM Mechanism for Partnership Deferred Remuneration Arrangements 

European Union 

  • AIFMD: Revised Q&A
  • Maijoor Further Endorses Capital Markets Union
  • EMIR: New MoU and Revised Opinion on Interest Rate Swaps
  • MiFID II: ESMA Consults on Complex Debt Instruments and Deposits
  • Draft Report Published on Proposed Money Market Funds Regulation
  • EBA Consults on Exposures to Shadow Banking
  • UCITS: New KIID Q&A 

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