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Updated on 10/02/17  
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ALFI welcomes the planned pan-European personal pension product

- Press releases

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.

Educating people is the asset management industry's biggest challenge, according to ALFI polls

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Educating individuals on the value and importance of investment is the asset management industry’s biggest challenge according to a live poll carried out at the ALFI London Conference in May, with one in three (33%) respondents agreeing with this[1]. In a similar poll at the ALFI European Asset Management conference in March[2], 96% of respondents believed that there is a need to improve investor education.

ALFI response to the EU Commission Consultation "FinTech - A more competitive and innovative European financial sector”

- ALFI statements

ALFI responded to the EU Commission Consultation "FinTech - A more competitive and innovative European financial sector".
The consultation document is the product of the work of the dedicated EC Task Force on Financial Technology, seeking input from stakeholders to further develop the Commission's policy approach towards technological innovation in financial services.
 

ALFI publishes PRIIPs KID Q&A - Issue 2

- ALFI statements

ALFI is pleased to publish Issue 2 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 1, and here for a clean version of Issue 2.