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ALFI response to the European Supervisory Authorities’ consultation on PRIIPs with environmental or social objectives- ALFI statements
On 23 March 2017, ALFI responded to the European Supervisory Authorities’ consultation on PRIIPs with environmental or social objectives.
Luxembourg Stock Exchange and ALFI publish the second edition of the Compendium of investment fund laws and regulations- Press releases
The Luxembourg Stock Exchange in cooperation with the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has announced today the publication of the second edition of the compendium of Luxembourg laws and regulations on investment funds.
ALFI response to European Commission public consultation on Capital Markets Union Mid-Term Review 2017- ALFI statements
On 17 March 2017, ALFI responded to the public consultation on Capital Markets Union Mid-Term Review 2017 issued by the European Commission in January this year. The results of this consultation will feed into the mid-term review of the Capital Markets Union Action Plan that the Commission aims to publish in June 2017.
ALFI Response to the ESAs Joint Committee Discussion Paper on the use of big data by Financial Institutions- ALFI statements
The Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) has published a discussion paper for consultation regarding the potential benefits and risks of big data for consumers and financial firms in order to determine whether any further regulatory or supervisory actions may be needed.
2016 was another good year for Luxembourg domiciled REIFs as the population continued to expand, ALFI writes in the 10th edition of its annual Real Estate Investment Funds (REIF) survey that has been published today.
These joint recommendations have been prepared by representatives of ALFI and ILA’s working group specifically dealing with VAT on the remuneration of directors of UCIs and their management companies. The working group comprises independent directors, representatives of management companies, audit firms and law firms. ALFI and ILA hope that this document will serve their members as a reference document.
With 3,701.076 billion EUR of assets under management as at 31 December 2016, an annual growth of 5.56%, Luxembourg reports another new record of assets under management in investment funds domiciled in Luxembourg. Luxembourg is well-known as a UCITS fund hub, however since the introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has seen increasing interest from asset managers of Private Equity, Real Estate and Hedge funds.
On 10 February 2017, ALFI responded to the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures consultation.
The FSB Taskforce on climate related financial disclosures published its report ‘Recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures’. It includes four recommendations on governance, strategy, risk management and metrics & targets that are applicable to organisations across sectors and jurisdictions. The Taskforce launched a consultation on these recommendations in December.
Just how closely should financial executives be paying attention? Is the disruption of blockchain technology a distant rumble or an imminent strike? Fintech is shaking the foundation of the traditional financial services industry and blockchain alone could be a game-changer, transforming transactions, custody, accounting, currency exchange, and more.
ALFI launches working group in Singapore to strengthen cooperation between the local and the Luxembourg fund industries- Press releases
Ten years after having established its very active Representative Office in Hong Kong, the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has now extended its presence in South East Asia by launching a new working group which will promote increased collaboration and closer relationships between the fund management industries in Luxembourg and Singapore.
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