Over the year, ALFI participates in numerous consultations issued by European Institutions and industry associations.
ALFI response to the ESMA consultation on possible implementing measures of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive in relation to supervision and third countries- ALFI statements
On 23 September 2011, ALFI responded to the ESMA consultation on possible implementing measures of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive in relation to supervision and third countries.
The 27th edition of the Réunion Européenne des Étudiants Luxembourgeois will take place this year in Bruxelles on 13 – 16 October 2011. This annual event gathers over 150 Luxembourg students currently spread in universities all across Europe and aims at discussing common issues facing Luxembourg students as well as relations between universities and the political and economic world. This year’s edition is placed under the theme “Free spirit, European spirit”.
ALFI response to the discussion paper - ESMA’s policy orientations on guidelines for UCITS Exchange-Traded Funds and Structured UCITS (ESMA/2011/220)- ALFI statements
ALFI responded to the European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") discussion paper setting out policy orientations on guidelines for UCITS exchange-traded funds ("ETFs") and structured UCITS, dated 22 July 2011.
ALFI response to the ESMA consultation on possible implementing measures of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive- ALFI statements
On 13 September 2011, ALFI responded to the ESMA consultation on possible implementing measures of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive.
On 13 July 2011, the European Commission published a consultation entitled the Social Business Initiative : Promoting Social Investment Funds. The consultation aims to explore whether a new bespoke social investment fund framework might be more effective at channeling funds to social businesses, and if so, what measures it might need to contain. To read ALFI’s response please click here
The Commission issued on 5 April 2011 the Green Paper entitled “The EU corporate governance framework”. Corporate governance is traditionally defined as the system by which companies are directed and controlled and as a set of relationship between a company’s management, its board, its shareholders and its other stakeholders.
In April 2011, the European Commission asked EIOPA to provide advice on the legislative framework for Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision (IORPs) by mid–December 2011. EIOPA invited market participants and occupational pensions stakeholders to provide comments by 15 August on the “Draft Response to Call for Advice”.
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Discussion Paper on ESMA's policy orientations on possible implementing measures under Article 3 of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive – ALFI response- ALFI statements
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In February 2011, the Commission launched a public consultation in order to receive stakeholder feedback on its initiative for the taxation of the financial sector. The Commission wanted (i) to test its assumptions and collect related evidence as regards the definition of the problems, (ii) to assess the impacts of the set of policy options and (iii) to consult on more detailed aspects of the feasibility and design of the policy option.