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ESMA update its AIFMD Q&As

October 4th 2018  The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today updated its Questions and Answers on the application Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). ESMA has added a new Q&A clarifying the application of the AIFMD notification requirements with regard to AIFMs managing umbrella AIFs on a cross-border basis. Related links: Outline of AxiomSL’s AIFMD Solution

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ESMA responds to EIOPA Questions on AIFMD

August 7th, 2018  The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has sent a letter to the European Insurance and Occupational Authority (EIOPA) in response to certain AIFMD-related questions raised by EIOPA relating to the AIF definition and leverage. ESMA responds to the questions raised by EIOPA under section 11.5.2. of its second set of advice […]

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AIFMD’s Slow Burn

As one AIFMD-related deadline hits, the industry is still likely a year away from tackling compliance and reporting for this regulatory overhaul. But that doesn’t mean firms shouldn’t start preparing today. After being bandied about for quite some time, the broad-ranging Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) goes into effect today—sort of—as members of the […]