Over the year, ALFI participates in numerous consultations issued by European Institutions and industry associations.
ALFI response to ESMA's consultation paper on the review of the Guidelines on ETFs and other UCITS issues - collateral diversification- ALFI statements
On 31 January 2014, ALFI responded to ESMA's consultation paper on the review of the guidelines on ETFs and other UCITS issues. This response focuses on a possible exemption for government securities from the 20%-issuer limit foreseen in paragraph 43(e) of the ESMA ETF and other UCITS issues guidelines and the proposal by ESMA that government securities received as collateral should come from at least six different issues (and that any single issue should not account for more than 30% of the collateral received).
Position Paper on the Commission Regulation (EU) N° 231/2013 Of 19 December 2012 - Treatment of subscription and redemption orders under AIFMD- ALFI statements
The main objectives of this ALFI Position Paper is to outline ALFI’s recommendations by way of providing Best Market Practice Guidelines on the treatment of subscription and redemption orders under AIFMD.
ALFI published its 1st edition of the EMIR/OTC Derivatives FAQ document.
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alfi response to the COMMISSION Consultation on “consumer protection in third-pillar retirement products”- ALFI statements
On 19 July 2013, ALFI responded to the Commission consultation on consumer protection in third-pillar retirement products.
ALFI responded on 1 July 2013 to ESMA consultation paper on Guidelines on reporting obligations under Article 3 and Article 24 of the AIFMD.
On 25 June 2013, ALFI responded to the Commission green paper on long term financing of the European economy.
On 15 March 2013 the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its Questions and Answers on ESMA’s guidelines on ETFs and other UCITS issues in order to promote common supervisory approaches and practices in the application of the UCITS Directive and its implementing measures, with a specific focus on the guidelines on ETFs and other UCITS issues (ESMA/2012/832).
ALFI comments on BCBS’s/IOSCO’s Margin Requirements for non-centrally cleared derivatives consultative document- ALFI statements
ALFI responded to the informal questionnaire by the EU Commission, which aimed to gather further information on the essential characteristics of long-term investments. This questionnaire is a follow-up to the UCITS VI consultation and aims to clarify a series of issues to help the Commission’s services in preparing further work on long-term investment funds.