Investment Funds Update - Europe - Issue 5, 2018

June 04, 2018

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

May 2018 - Issue 5

Read "Investment Funds Update - Europe - Issue 5, 2018". 


  • UCITS/AIFs’ Share Classes and Hedging
  • MiFID II Update
  • AFG Publications


  • BaFin Publishes New Circular Addressing Anti-Money Laundering Customer Due Diligence
  • Latest Investment Fund Statistics for Germany


  • Irish Revenue Guidance on Section 110
  • CP86 Deadline Fast Approaching
  • AML Amendment Bill 2018
  • Central Bank Consultation on Amendments to UCITS Regulations
  • Irish Revenue Guidance on Returns of Regulated Investment Managers


  • Law on Markets in Financial Instruments Including the MiFID Transposition and MiFIR Implementation        
  • CSSF Issues Press Release on Questionnaires on AML/CTF risks
  • LPEA Issues its GP Survey 2018

United Kingdom 

  • FCA Reports on Hard to Value Assets Review
  • PRA Consults on Securitisation Rule Changes
  • FCA Retires Obsolete Guidance on Inducements and Conflicts

European Union 

  • European Commission Publishes Legislative Proposals on Sustainable
  • Finance Which Impacts Asset Managers        
  • ESMA Updates Q&A on Short-Selling Regulation
  • ESMA Publishes Final Guidelines on MIFID II Suitability Requirements
  • ESMA Updates UCITS Q&A
  • ESMA Updates Q&A on MiFIR Data Reporting
  • ESMA Updates Investor Protection and Intermediaries Topics
  • ESMA Updates Q&A on Benchmarks Regulation

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