Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 6, 2016

July 06, 2016

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

July 2016 - Issue 6

FRANCE

  • AMF Doctrine – Direct Lending by French Funds
  • AMF Doctrine – TRACFIN Requirements 
  • MiFID 2 Implementation 
  • PRIIPs - Update of the AMF General Regulations

GERMANY

  • General Administrative Act to Ensure Legal Certainty for Netting Agreements in the Scope of German Insolvency Law
  • BaFin Suspicious Transaction Order Reporting 
  • Latest Investment Fund Statistics for Germany

IRELAND 

  • Central Bank Statement on Brexit
  • Central Bank Publishes Amended UCITS Regulations 
  • CP86 Update 
  • Central Bank Issues Revised Market Abuse Rules and Guidance 
  • Anti-Money Laundering Update 
  •  Investor Money Regulations Update

LUXEMBOURG 

  • Updated CSSF AIFM FAQ
  • Risk Management - A Key Component of Asset Managers’ Governance Framework 
  • CSSF Issues Press Release on the Global Situation of UCIs and SIFs 
  •  CSSF Newsletters – May and June 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

  • Brexit: UK Votes to Leave EU 
  • FCA Consults on a New Wind-Down Planning Guide 
  • FCA Consults on Further Changes to Implement UCITS V and the SFT Regulation

EUROPEAN UNION LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS

  • AIFMD – ESMA Updates Q&A on the Application of the AIFMD 
  • EMIR - Latest Developments 
  • MiFID II – Regulatory Technical Standards on Ancillary Activity, Derivatives Trading and Best Execution 
  • Consultation on Cross-Border Distribution of Investment Funds and Draft Regulatory Technical Standards under the ELTIF Regulation

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