Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 5, 2015

June 10, 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 5, June 2015

France

  • Guidelines On the Use of Stress Tests by French Management Companies
  • Autorité des Marchés Financiers’ Annual Report
  • AMF Report on ne bis in idem Principle Under Financial Law

Germany

  • BaFin Issues New Guidance on Debt Funds
  • German Bourse Agrees JV for Access to Chinese Shares and ETFs
  • German Investment Fund Statistics 

Ireland

  • Corporate Governance for Investment Firms
  • New Companies Act Becomes Effective
  • Central Bank Annual Report Published
  • ISE Update for Listed Funds
  • Latest Irish Fund Statistics

Luxembourg

  • FATCA Reporting Deadline Postponed to 31 July 2015
  • End of the Exemption Set Out in Article 30(6) of the Transparency Law
  • Documents to be submitted to the CSSF After the Close of the Financial Year
  • Luxembourg Infrastructure Investment Vehicles - New Brochure
  • Updated FAQ on the Immobilization of Bearer Shares Issued by Investment Funds Established in Luxembourg

UK

  • EU Capital Markets Union: FCA Responds to European Commission Green Paper
  • AIFMD: FCA Introduces New Forms to Notify Material Change under the AIFMD National Private Placement Regimes
  • Investment Association Publishes New Statement of Principles for Investment Managers

EU

  • AIFMD - Updated Q&A from ESMA
  • Capital Markets Union - Maijoor Comments, ESMA and EACB Respond to Consultation
  • EMIR - New Consultation Paper Setting Out Regulatory Technical Standards for Clearing of Remaining Interest Rate Swaps
  • MiFID - ESMA Releases Final Guidelines Clarifying the Definition of Commodity Derivatives Under MiFID
  • UCITS - ESMA Calls for Modification of UCITS Directive

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