On 15 June 2018, ALFI has published its response to ESAs Consultation on Amendments to Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/2251 on risk mitigation techniques for OTC-derivative contracts not cleared by a CCP under Article 11(15) of regulation (EU) No 648/2012 in the context of the STS securitisations under Regulation (EU) 2017/2402. Read the document here.
On 17 May 2018, ALFI and ABBL have issued a revised version of the Guidelines and recommendations for depositaries. This second release is an update aimed at covering UCITS, as well as improving certain sections of the initial guidelines published in July 2013 which were covering oversight duties and cash monitoring for AIFs.
On 17 may 2018, ALFI has published an aide-mémoire for the benefit of the Real Estate risk management world, which aims at proposing a list of practical considerations suitable for liquidity stress testing purposes for Real Estate Investment Funds.
On 27 April 2018, ALFI published issue 1 of its Q&A document on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will apply from 25 May 2018.
Following the publication of a new Double Tax Treaty between France and Luxembourg (the “DTT”), ALFI would like to comment on the features that have an impact on Luxembourg investment funds and the Luxembourg investment fund industry. ALFI appreciates that the DTT is however the product of a bilateral negotiation dealing with issues across a number of industries
On 29 March 2018, ALFI responded to the survey for the European Commission on the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).
ALFI wishes “Happy Birthday” to one of the EU’s strongest brands and the only globally distributed investment fund product
Two out of three UCITS funds distributed internationally are based in Luxembourg
Press alert: Position de l’Association Luxembourgeoise des Fonds d’Investissement (ALFI) relative à la nouvelle convention fiscale franco-luxembourgeoise- Press releases
L’ALFI a pris connaissance d’une version non-officielle de la nouvelle convention fiscale franco-luxembourgeoise. Une analyse préliminaire soulève en effet quelques interrogations pour ce qui est du domaine des fonds d’investissement.
L’ALFI ne se prononcera pas avant l’accomplissement d’une analyse détaillée basée sur une version officielle de la convention.
On 14 March 2018, ALFI responded to the European Commission consultation on fitness check on supervisory reporting.