AIFMD News Alerts
Our AIFMD practice provides news alerts on the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive and its evolution on a regular basis.
You can find and download below these news alerts in PDF format.
|23 July 2013||CSSF practical guidance on the registration or authorisation under the AIFM Law of AIFM established in Luxembourg.
The CSSF published on 18 July 2013 its practical guidance in relation to the registration and authorisation under the Luxembourg Law of 12 July 2013 on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (hereinafter the "AIFM Law") of manager of alternative investment funds (hereinafter "AIFM") established in Luxembourg.
|10 July 2013||Luxembourg Parliament has voted the Law implementing AIFMDs
The Luxembourg Parliament has voted today the transposition law for the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). Due the Government’s strong commitment to meet the deadline for transposition, the law shall come into force on 17 July.
|8 July 2013||ESMA guidelines finalised on key concepts of AIFMD
The European Securities and Market Authority (ESMA) published its final guidelines on the Alternative Investment Fund managers Directive (AIFMD) on 24 May 2013.
|21 June 2013||AIFMD / CSSF's FAQ publication
On 18 June 2013 the CSSF published a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) concerning the Luxembourg 2013 Bill on alternative investment fund managers as well as the Commission Delegated regulation (EU) No 231/2013 of 19 December 2012 supplementing the AIFMD.
|6 June 2013||AIFMD Reporting Consultation Document
AIFMD reporting guidelines
In issuing its consultation paper on reporting guidelines ESMA provides guidance on transitional aspects, format and detail of the reporting.
|31 May 2013||Commission issues AIFMD implementing regulations
The European Commission published on 15 May 2013 two implementing regulations.
|3 April 2013||AIFMD: European Commission releases Q&A document (German version)
Commission's Q&A Document - Key considerations
On 27 March 2013, the European Commission published on its website a series of questions and answers on the application of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD Directive 2011/61/EU).
|14 February 2013||ESMA final report Guidelines on sound remuneration policies under the AIFMD
On 11 February, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published its final report setting out guidelines for the remuneration of alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs) under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).
|20 December 2012||AIFMD: The level 2 regulation for Christmas
Commission’s Level 2 Regulation – key impacts
The European Commission published yesterday (19 December 2012) its long-awaited Regulation that will provide the basis for implementing the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) across the EU by 22 July 2013. The Directive, or Level 1 text, entered into force in July 2011 and the Commission’s Level 2 Regulation now provides the detailed measures for compliance.
|28 August 2012||AIFMD: Draft law submitted to the Luxembourg Parliament
What does this signify in the legislative process?
Each of the European Unions’ Member States has until 22 July 2013 to transpose the European Directive 2011/61/UE of the European Parliament and of the Council of the 8 June 2011 on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (the “AIFMD”) into national law.
|15 June 2012||AIFMD: what has been the Swiss regulator’s response?
How has the Swiss regulator sought to align the Swiss Collective Investment Schemes Act (“CISA”) with the EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (“AIFMD”)?
1. What are the planned changes and their implications for the various investment management industry actors in Switzerland?
2. What are the hurdles for an EU AIFM delegating the investment management function to a Swiss asset manager?
3. What has been the reaction to this?
4. How will this affect you?
|3 May 2012||AIFMD: Where are we in the process?
What is the current status of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (“AIFMD”)?
1. What are the “Level 2 Measures”?
2. What is a delegated act?
3. How will this affect you?