Charles Owen founder at digital investment platform CoInvestor comments on the regulatory outlook for the new year. If we were to take our crystal ball and look forward to what next year holds for the alternative asset industry, the dominating trend would be compliance with some very hefty pieces of regulation. Right off the mark […]
EU Parliament negotiators, the Commission and the Council of Ministers has reached an agreement regarding draft EU rules for small investors. The EU Parliament will put the agreed rules to a plenary vote later this month.
EFAMA head Claude Kremer has mooted the idea of a ‘modified Ucits’ to accommodate less liquid investments, which he said were a cornerstone of long-term investments and savings.
CFA Institute, EuroFinuse, FECIF, EFAMA, and AILO have jointly welcomed the focus of the European Commission on investor protection through the publication this week of three pieces of legislation: the Packaged Retail Investment Products (Prips) Regulation, the revised Insurance Mediation Directive (IMD) and the Ucits V Directive.