On 22 October 2020, the European Commission published its consultation on its AIFMD review. It takes the form of a detailed questionnaire and seeks views on six key areas:

  1. functioning of the AIFMD regulatory framework, scope and authorisation requirements;
  2. investor protection;
  3. international relations;
  4. financial stability;
  5. investing in private companies; and
  6. sustainability/ESG

with a final miscellaneous section requesting feedback on the competences and powers of supervisory authorities. The deadline for responses is 31 January 2021.

Our advisory examines the details of this consultation.

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