Financial institutions e-briefing: AIFMD report
Following its May consultation on the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) reporting guidelines on 1 October, ESMA published its final report on the same containing the procedure on reporting obligations under articles 3(3)(d) and 24(1), (2) and (4) of AIFMD.
Under AIFMD, alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs) are broadly required to report to their home regulators on the principal markets and instruments in which they trade on behalf of the alternative investment funds (AIFs) they manage, as well as on their principal exposures and most important concentrations of each of the AIFs they manage.
The guidelines provide clarification on the information that AIFMs should report to home regulators, the timing of these reports and the procedures to be followed when AIFMs move from one reporting obligation to another. The reports are intended to enable the monitoring of the systemic risk of AIFs. The guidelines should also help to standardise the reporting across the EU and facilitate the exchange of information between home regulators, the ESMA and the European systemic risk board…
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