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11 February 2016

New fund product in Malta: Fast track notification process

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has today announced a new fund framework which will enable Notified Alternative Investment Funds (Notified AIFs) to be operative within 10 working days. Read the article

15 August 2015

AIFMD: ESMA has published its Opinion on the functioning of the passport and NPPRs and its Advice on the application of the AIFMD passport

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (“AIFMD”), which entered into force on 22 July 2013, has introduced the EU marketing passport for EU domiciled Alternative Investment Fund Managers (“AIFM”) managing and marketing EU domiciled Alternative Investment Funds (“AIF”), whereas non-EU domiciled AIFMs remain subject to the national placement regimes (“NPPRs”) of each Member State where the AIFs are marketed. Read the article

30 July 2015

ESMA publishes draft guidelines on sound remuneration policies under UCITS V

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has launched a consultation on proposed guidelines on sound remuneration policies under the UCITS V Directive, which will affect retail investment fund managers. Read the article

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