Investment Funds Update: Europe- Issue 3, 2016

March 18, 2016

Investment Funds Update - Europe

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

March 2016 - Issue 3


FRANCE

  • AMF Doctrine Update 
  • MIF 2 Directive – AMF Guide 
  • AMF Publication – French Management Companies Share Capital 
  • AFG Publications

GERMANY

  • UCITS V Implementation Act Enters into Force 
  • BVI Publishes Sample Fund Rules for UCITS 
  • BaFin Examines Credit-Linked Notes and Closet Index Tracker Funds 
  • Investment Statistics as of 31 January 2016

IRELAND

  • Update Regarding Investor Money Regulations 
  • CP99: Amendments to AIF Rulebook 
  • CP101: Capital Requirement Framework for Market Operators 
  • Director of Markets Supervision Address to the 5th Annual Funds Congress 
  • Central Bank Releases Minutes of Meeting of its Board 
  • Central Bank Letter Regarding UCITS V 
  • Central Bank Letter Regarding Conflict of Interests

LUXEMBOURG

  • Latest Statistics Regarding Luxembourg UCITS 
  • Practical Issues in Relation to the UCITS V regime and Depositary Aspects in Relation to Part II UCIs 
  • Changes in the Institutional Architecture of the Deposit Guarantee and Investor Compensation Schemes in Luxembourg 
  • CSSF Newsletter – February 2016 
  • Summary of the Global Situation of UCIs and SIFs

UNITED KINGDOM

  • UCITS Regulations 2016 Published 
  • FCA Publishes Good Practice Update on Liquidity Management 
  • FCA Policy Statement on Access to Regulated Benchmarks

EUROPEAN UNION LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS

  • EMIR – Revised EMIR Implementation Q&A, Exempt Pension Schemes Listed, New Rules on Clearing Credit Derivatives and Risk Mitigation for Uncleared Trades 
  • Other EU developments – Benchmark Regulation and Changes to Prospectus Directive

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