Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 5, 2016

June 01, 2016

Legal and regulatory updates for the funds industry from the key asset management centres and primary European fund domiciles

June 2016 - Issue 5


FRANCE

  • AMF Doctrine – STFR Implementation
  • AMF Doctrine – UCITS and AIFs Custodian Authorization Process
  • AFG Publications
  • Autorité des Marchés Financiers’ Annual Report

GERMANY

  • BaFin Identifies Faults in Financial Product Advertising
  • New Investment Ordinance (“Anlageverordnung”) Enters Into Force
  • BaFin Simplifies Notification Process for Changes of Fund Rules of Special AIF
  • Investment Statistics as of 31 March 2016

IRELAND

  • UCITS V Regulations Update
  • Latest Irish Funds Statistics
  • Anti-Money Laundering Update
  • Investor Money Regulations Update

LUXEMBOURG

  • Luxembourg Law of 10 May 2016 Implements UCITS V Directive
  • Entry into Force of Amendments to Capital Markets Transparency Legislation
  • Legal Publications Fully Digitalized: RESA Replaces Mémorial C
  • CSSF Release 16/20 Summarizing Global Situation of UCIs and SIFs
  • CSSF Newsletter – April 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

  • FCA Consults on Rule Changes for UCITS V and SFT Regulation
  • FCA Staff Comments on Best Execution Duties for FX Spot and Derivative Transactions
  • Bank of England Staff Comments on Cyber-Risk

EUROPEAN UNION LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS

  • EMIR – Credit Derivatives on Public Register and CCP Stress Tests Reports
  • MiFID II – Delay Confirmed, Amendments to Standards on Non-Equity Transparency and Position Limits and Transaction Reporting Exclusions
  • Other EU Developments – European Commission Lists “Equivalence” Decisions Taken

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