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    ESMA Updates Q&As on the Application of UCITS Directive and AIFMD

    July 23, 2018

    ESMA updated question and answer (Q&A) documents on the application of the Undertakings for the Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS) Directive and the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). The purpose of these Q&A documents is to promote common supervisory approaches and practices in the application of the UCITS Directive and AIFMD and their implementing measures.

    The updates include new Q&As related to the following:

    • UCITS investing in other UCITS with different investment policies
    • Calculation of issuer concentration limits pursuant to Article 52 of the UCITS Directive
    • Reuse of assets by a UCITS depositary under Article 22(7) of the UCITS Directive
    • The supervision of branches of UCITS Management Companies or AIFMs providing Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) investment services


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    Keywords: Europe, EU, Securities, UCITS, AIFMD, Q&A, ESMA

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