This section includes press releases issued by ALFI.
ALFI’s Hong Kong office celebrates five successful years! The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI or the Association) today celebrated the fifth anniversary of the opening of its Asia Representative Office in Hong Kong at the Association’s annual roadshow in the region. Asia has become the main non-European market for UCITS funds, totalling approximately 62% of total UCITS registrations outside of Europe.
The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has published the third edition of its Swing Pricing Guidelines.
As the regulation of European Long-Term Investment Funds (ELTIFs), established by the European Commission to give new impetus to economic recovery in Europe, enters into force on 9 December 2015, the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry announces that Luxembourg is prepared and believes it has a key role to play in ensuring the success of ELTIFs.
The ALFI TA & Distribution Forum 2015 edition took place on the 18th of November 2015 and was attended by delegates from Luxembourg, the UK, Ireland, the US and even from as far as Singapore.
The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes has released today new compliance ratings on transparency in tax matters following a peer review process. The Luxembourg Ministry of Finance informs on its website that Luxembourg received the overall rating of "largely compliant" with the Global Forum commending Luxembourg's firm commitment towards the efficient implementation of internationally agreed transparency standards for tax purposes. Luxembourg now shares the same rating as the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands and Italy, among others.
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ALFI recently launched a new campaign on Twitter called #askALFI. Followers can ask questions related to the investment fund industry using hashtag #askALFI and ALFI experts respond to selected questions via short video messages. Claude Niedner (Arendt & Medernach) updates us on the latest news regarding the European Commission's project on the Capital Markets Union established to increase funding to SMEs, to create more opportunities for investors and to facilitate cross-border investment.
Join us for another NICSA webinar in the series sponsored by ALFI to hear about the findings of the study "Beyond their borders: evolution of foreign investment by pension funds".
The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has announced today the publication of Frequently Asked Questions to provide general guidance to Luxembourg investment funds and their management companies wishing to apply for an RQFII Licence and an RQFII Quota.
ALFI published another video from the #askalfi series. This time, Olivier Portenseigne, Fundsquare S.A., explains how are the distributors fighting against disintermediation.
ALFI Chairman Denise Voss, gives her views on how investors' behavior is changing - especially the young generation who will not be buying investment funds from bankers but online with their smartphones. Denise also highlights the importance of investors' education!