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    ESMA report on the CSA on costs and fees for investment funds

    ESMA published a report on the Common Supervisory Action on costs and fees for investment funds. The Common Supervisory Action (on UCITS) was carried out with National Competent Authorities during 2021.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    AIFMD proposals and the Capital Markets Union legislative package

    Proposals for revisions to AIFMD were published as part of the EU Capital Markets Union package. Here is a summary of those proposals:

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    EU sustainability-related disclosures - delayed until 1 July 2022 | EC replies to SFDR questions

    1 July 2022 is the new date for implementation of the next phase of sustainability-related disclosure requirements under the Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation (SFDR).

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    AIF and UCITS integration of sustainability risks and factors

    Legislative measures requiring integration of sustainability factors and sustainability risks into UCITS and AIFMD regimes will apply from 1 August 2022.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    AIFMD consultation

    The European Commission (EC) launched a consultation relating to its review of the AIFMD, the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, in October 2020. This followed an earlier EC report on AIFMD....

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    UK TPR Update 2020

    Our Global Fund Registration Services team looks at implications for investment funds marketed in the UK of the Financial Conduct Authority's temporary permissions regime, which has re-opened its notification window...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Q&A - UK TPR update

    The temporary permissions regime operated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK, or TPR, reopened on 30 September 2020. Our team put together some answers for fund managers of Irish investment...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Undue costs - Pricing process for UCITS and AIFs

    National regulators will expect a written pricing process to be developed in respect of UCITS and AIFs. This is if the ESMA proposal of 4 June 2020 directed at national regulators is...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    ESMA guidelines on performance fees in UCITS and certain types of AIFs

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published guidelines on performance fees in UCITS and certain types of AIFs which aim to harmonise EU supervisory practices.  

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Harmonisation of cross-border distribution of UCITS and AIFs

    A European Directive and Regulation on the cross-border distribution of funds (CBDF) came into force on 1 August 2019.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    UCITS and AIFs Liquidity: Stress testing and management

    On 2 September 2019, ESMA issued its final guidelines on liquidity stress testing in UCITS and AIFs. The guidelines become effective on 30 September 2020. They apply to UCITS Management Companies, SMICs, AIFMs and...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    ESMA UCITS Q&A update March 2019 - UCITS KIID benchmark disclosure

    The ESMA UCITS Q&A updated on 29 March 2019 clarifies benchmark and past performance disclosure obligations in UCITS KIIDs....

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Second Shareholders’ Rights Directive

    SRD II contains transparency provisions which are applicable specifically to AIFMs, UCITS ManCos and SMICs.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    PRIIPs Regulation: 2019 update

    At the end of 2018 and beginning of 2019 there were a number of proposed updates to the PRIIPs regulations. The net result is that a comprehensive review of the PRIIPs Delegated...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Does your Irish fund need a PRIIP KID?

    This publication contains a summary of the EU Regulation on Packaged Retain and Insurance-based Investment Products (EU 1286/2014) the PRIIPs Regulation which was effective on 1 January 2018.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds