Investment Funds Update: Europe - Issue 2, 2017

February 27, 2017

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  • AMF - Update of the MiFID II Guide for Asset Management Companies
  • AMF - Results from the Public Consultation on the Funding of Tesearch
  • AMF Study - ETFs and Associated Risks


  • BaFin Publishes Circular on Regulatory Requirements to the Business Organisation of Insurance Companies (MaGo)
  • BaFin Consults Draft Interpretative Note on German AIFMs (externe Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaften) and Externally Managed German AIFs
  • BaFin Publishes Draft Remuneration Ordinance for Credit Institutions
  • Investment Statistics as of 31 December 2016


  • Central Bank Publishes Feedback Statement on CP105
  • Revised AIF Rulebook Published
  • Central Bank Confirms Compliane with Market Abuse Guidelines
  • Updates on Central Bank Regulatory Developments
  • Latest Investment Fund Statistics


  • Audit Regulators in Australia and in Luxembourg Enter Into Cooperative Agreement
  • CSSF Press Release 17/05 Regarding the Global Situation of Undertakings for Collective investment at the end of November 2016
  • ALFI Launches Working Group in Singapore to Strengthen Cooperation Between the Singapore and Luxembourg Fund Industries
  • ALFI Responds to the European Banking Authority on "Designing a new Prudential Regime for Investment Firms"

United Kingdom

  • UK Supreme Court Rules UK Parliament Must Approve Brexit Notice to EU
  • FCA Extends Annex IV Reporting to Un-marketed Master Funds of Non-EEA Feeders Marketed in the UK under Article 42 National Private Placement
  • FCA Publishes a Discussion Paper on Open-Ended Funds Investing in Illiquid Assets
  • HM Treasury Publishes Draft MiFID II Changes to the FSMA Regulated Activities Order

European Union Developments

  • EMIR - Spanish Pension Schemes Exempt and Updated Q&A
  • MiFID II - Updated Q&A on Transparency and Market Structure Topics and Data Reporting
  • UCITS - ESMA Issues Opinion on UCITS Share Classes
  • Other Regulatory Updates - new Q&A on Market Abuse Regulation

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