ALFI response to European Commission public consultation on post-trade in a Capital Markets Union: Dismantling barriers and strategy for the future- ALFI statements
On 15 November 2017, ALFI responded to the public consultation issued by the European Commission in August this year on post-trade in a Capital Markets Union: Dismantling barriers and strategy for the future.
In recognition of actions implemented in the area of corporate social responsibility, ALFI’s “Entreprise Socialement Responsable – ESR” label, delivered by the National Institute of Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility, has been renewed for another three years.
On 20 October 2017, ALFI responded to the European Commission consultation on the development of secondary markets for non-performing loans and distressed assets and protection of secured creditors from borrowers’ default.
ALFI is pleased to publish issue 3 of its PRIIPs KID Q&A document which contains answers to questions about the PRIIPs KID, which are written from a perspective of investment funds (UCITS and AIFs as PRIIPs, or where these funds form part of MOPs). The document is reserved to the members of ALFI. Click here for a version showing changes compared to issue 2, and here for a clean version of issue 3.
Commission proposals could adversely impact investors, funding and the European financial markets, says ALFI- Press releases
ALFI comments on the European Commission’s proposition to give more supervising authority to the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs).
Inaugural MackayWilliams’ Distribution Achievement Awards presented at the ALFI Global Distribution Conference- Press releases
On the final day of the ALFI Global Distribution Conference 2017, held in Luxembourg on 19 and 20 September, MackayWilliams, the independent mutual fund market analysis and research company, presented the inaugural MackayWilliams Distribution Achievement Awards.
In response to recent political and macro-economic developments, the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has announced a series of initiatives to support asset managers and investment funds in fulfilling their role of serving investors and fostering economic growth. The main focus of these actions will be the potentially disruptive consequences of Brexit, technology, investor education, operational efficiency and cost management.
On 7 August 2017, ALFI responded to the ESMA consultation on draft technical advice, implementing technical standards and guidelines under the Money Market Fund Regulation.
Anti-money laundering: ALFI response to the ESAs’ consultation on a draft joint RTS on measures to take to mitigate AML/CFT risks- ALFI statements
On 11 July 2017 ALFI responded to the ESAs’ consultation on a draft joint RTS on measures to take to mitigate AML/CFT risks where a third country’s law does not permit the application of group-wide policies and procedures.
The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) welcomes the European Commission’s initiative to create a regulatory framework for an innovative pan-European personal pension product (PEPP). ALFI believes that the investment fund industry in general, and Luxembourg’s internationally oriented fund sector in particular, can play a key role in facilitating long-term savings in Europe and in allowing individuals to build up additional retirement income.