Over the year, ALFI participates in numerous consultations issued by European Institutions and industry associations.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
On 2 February 2017, ALFI responded to the EBA discussion paper entitled “Designing a new prudential regime for investment firms”
On 24 October 2016, ALFI responded to the EU Commission consultation “Review of the EU macro-prudential framework”.
ALFI response to IOSCO Consultation Report on Good Practices for the Termination of Investment Funds- ALFI statements
On 17 October 2016, ALFI responded to the IOSCO Consultation Report on Good Practices for the Termination of Investment Funds. Topics addressed in this paper are among other the disclosure at time of investment and treatment of “non contactable investors”, the need for a termination plan and the communication to investors throughout the termination process.
ALFI identified the main barriers to cross-borders distribution.
ALFI response to ESMA Call for evidence on asset segregation and custody services under AIFMD and UCITS- ALFI statements
On 23 September 2016, ALFI responded to the Call for evidence on asset segregation and custody services issued by the
European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) in July this year.