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Updated ESMA Q&A on the application of the AIFMD – 30 September 2014

The Q&A document, which offers responses to questions from the general public and national regulators regarding the practical application of the directive, was updated by ESMA in July and again at the end of September. Although primarily designed to ensure that regulators’ supervisory policies are in line with ESMA’s…

Updated ESMA AIFMD Q&A deals with reporting details, depositary obligations and PE leverage calculation

The European Securities and Markets Authority has published on July 21 the latest update to Question and Answers document on the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, which seeks to ensure the application of common supervisory approaches and practices in the application of the AIFMD and its implementing measures.…

CSSF issues new update to AIFMD law Q&A

Luxembourg’s Financial Sector Supervisory Authority has published on July 18 the latest update to its Frequently Asked Questions document on the grand duchy’s law of July 12, 2013 implementing the European Union’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive and the European Commission’s Level 2 regulation on…

CSSF receives 215 requests for full AIFMD authorisation

As of July 22, the deadline for application for authorisation of alternative managers under European Union’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, the CSSF had received a total number of 773 applications under Luxembourg’s legislation of 12 July 2013 implementing the AIFMD, comprising 215 requests for full…

ESMA draws up proposed AIFMD passport questions for regulators

The European Securities and Markets Authority has issued on March 26 technical advice regarding information that must be provided by national regulators on the functioning of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive as a precursor to the potential extension of the AIFMD passport to non-EU managers and funds after…

CSSF updates Q&A on AIFMD implementation law

Luxembourg’s Financial Sector Supervisory Authority has published on March 17 an update to its Frequently Asked Questions document on the grand duchy’s law of July 12, 2013 implementing the European Union’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, as well as the European Commission’s Level 2 regulation on…

ESMA Q&A targets common supervisory approach to AIFMD application

The European Securities and Markets Authority has published on February 17 a Question and Answers document on the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, with the aim of promoting common supervisory approaches and practices in the application of the AIFMD and its implementing measures. ESMA says the Q&A document…

CSSF offers technical details for AIFMD manager reporting

Luxembourg’s Financial Sector Supervisory Authority (CSSF) has issued a circular that aims to clarify technical details of how alternative fund managers should comply with the reporting obligations set out in the European Union’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, as transposed into Luxembourg’s legislation…

CSSF publishes new update of AIFMD FAQs

The CSSF has published on its web site on January 10, 2014 a fresh update, the fourth, of its Frequently Asked Questions document regarding Luxembourg’s law of July 12, 2013 on alternative investment fund managers. The FAQs cover the European Union’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, as transposed into…

ESMA publishes amended final AIFM Directive reporting rules

The European Securities and Markets Authority has published on October 1st the final guidelines on the reporting obligations for alternative fund managers under Articles 3 and 24 the European Union’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, which took effect on July 22, after incorporating changes arising…

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