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This section includes press releases issued by ALFI.

Updated on 12/02/13  
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ALFI supports Luxembourg Students’ Annual Meeting REEL

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The 28th edition of the Réunion Européenne des Étudiants Luxembourgeois will take place this year in Aachen, Germany on 11 – 14 October 2012. This annual event gathers over 150 Luxembourg students currently spread in universities all across Europe and aims at discussing common issues facing Luxembourg students as well as relations between universities and the political and economic world.

LuxFLAG now labels thirty funds

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LuxFLAG is pleased to announce that two new Environment Funds have been granted the LuxFLAG Environment Label. These are the Living Planet Fund -Global Environment and Parvest Global Environment.

AIFMD, a welcome opportunity for Europe to create a brand in the alternative investment market

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On 24 August 2012, the Luxembourg Finance Ministry submitted the draft Bill transposing the European Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (the “AIFMD” or the “Directive”) to the Luxembourg Parliament. ALFI strongly believes that the AIFMD presents a welcome opportunity for Europe to create a brand in the alternative investment market, similar to the global brand it has created with UCITS. Through AIFMD, the European Union is creating the first regulated environment for alternative investment funds worldwide.

ALFI statement on UCITS V and the role of the depositary bank

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On 3 July 2012, the European Commission published a ‘Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2009/65/EC on the coordination of laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities (UCITS) as regards depositary functions, remuneration policies and sanctions, better known as ‘UCITS V’. The main object of the draft directive is to clarify and to harmonise the level of investor protection in the EU through the alignment of tasks and responsibilities that are expected from the depositaries of UCITS.


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The Association of the Luxembourg Funds Industry (ALFI) today announced that the assets under management by Luxembourg-domiciled funds have reached a historic level at the end of April 2012, at EUR 2 225 billion under management. Luxembourg remains the largest European fund centre, followed by France and Germany.

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