ALFI response to the European Commission consultation on the operations of the European Supervisory Authorities- ALFI statements
On 16 May 2017, ALFI responded to the European Commission consultation on the operations of the European Supervisory Authorities. The response mainly focuses on the status of non-binding measures issued by the ESAs, consumer and investor protection issues, and direct supervisory powers in the investment fund segment of the capital markets.
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.
The European responsible investing fund market has almost doubled in size since 2010, reaching EUR 476 billion of Assets under Management (AuM) managed by 2’413 funds at the end of 2016 as the new KPMG Luxembourg/Broadridge statistics on the European responsible investing fund market commissioned by ALFI and LuxFLAG reveal.
ALFI publishes Principles for the Oversight of Financial Intermediaries in Distribution of Funds guidelines- Publications
The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has published a set of Principles for the Oversight of Financial Intermediaries in Distribution of Funds, in line with its mission to help members capitalise on industry trends and to encourage professionalism, integrity and quality within the Luxembourg fund industry.
The Tech Revolution and Cybersecurity: A tumultuous relationship? With evolving applications of technology within the asset management industry, data protection remains top of mind. While many large and tech-savvy asset managers are employing advanced cybersecurity protections, many smaller firms are also adopting a new norm, hoping to demonstrate a true commitment to data protection.
The first edition of the ALFI European Asset Management (EAM) Conference took place in Luxembourg on March 21 and 22. The 600 participants from 25 countries very quickly recognised the event as THE place to be for international Asset Managers who wish to stay abreast of the most pressing issues currently facing the industry.
ALFI's Investor Protection working group published the Issue 1 of the PRIIPs KID Q&A. This document contains the working group's 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 ALFI Members, to download it click here.
Le projet de loi 7024 modifiera l'article 41 de la loi du 5 avril 1993 relative au secteur financier et assouplira le secret professionnel afin de faciliter l’externalisation de services dans le secteur financier à l’intérieur d’un même groupe ou vers des prestataires externes.
With more than 30 speakers from 12 countries and three continents, ALFI’s annual Impact Investing Conference on 26 April 2017 is the ideal platform to learn from and engage with founders and CEOs of impact ventures, wealth managers, institutional, private and social investors, fund promoters, advisors and service providers in the rapidly expanding field of impact investing.
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.