Publications and Snapshots
On 12 January, INREV sent its position on AIFMD Review regarding ancillary services to the European Parliament’s ECON Committee.
Emily Harmsworth, Counsel at Linklaters LLP in London and Claire Prospert, Partner in the firm’s Luxembourg team, presented on the Cross-border marketing package and ESMA’s Marketing Communications Guidelines
Download the latest snapshot on AIFMD Review legislative proposal.
Download the latest snapshot on ELTIF review legislative proposal.
On 24 March, INREV responded to the review of ELTIF. We argued that the current rules should be neither diluted nor augmented without considering the potential impact on managing non-listed real estate funds.
On 24 March, INREV responded to the review of AIFMD rules in which we gave emphasis to delegation and loan originating non-listed real estate funds.
Claire Prospert from Linklaters’ Luxembourg office and Richard Cole from the firm’s London office present on navigating the practical challenges of cross-border distribution of real estate funds under EU Cross-Border Distribution rules and evolving NPPR and MiFID practices.
Richard Cole from Linklaters’ London office and Claire Prospert from the firm’s Luxembourg office present on the cross-border distribution of collective investment undertakings directive and regulation (CBDF) which apply from 2 August, and also discuss post-Brexit distribution options.
On 28 January, INREV filed a response to the AIFMD Review Consultation arguing that real improvement could be achieved through Level 2 or Level 3 measures, without opening up Level 1 for revision.
Jeff Rupp, INREV Public Affairs Director, presented on the recent INREV responses to European Commission consultations on AIFMD and ELTIF.
On 18 January, INREV filed a response to the review of the European Long-Term Investment Funds (ELTIF). We argued that, with some adjustments, ELTIF could serve as an attractive fund product forretail investors.
On 31 December 2020 the UK will leave the EU. This snapshot analyses Brexit’s potential impact on UK and on EU and other EEA managers wanting to market non-listed real estate funds after Brexit.
Jeff Rupp, INREV Public Affairs Director, presented on the recently launched European Commission consultation on AIFMD.
On 23 October, the European Commission launched a public consultation on the review of AIFMD. The Commission seeks feedback on issues including the AIFM passport, the scope of the AIFM licence, investor protection, non-EU alternative investment funds, financial stability, etc.
On 28 August, INREV filed a response to ESMA consultation on AIFMD Article 25 Guidelines on assessment of leverage in funds. We support the use of consistent methodology to compute leverage across member states to collect data to identify potential sources of risk to financial stability.
On 26 June, INREV filed a response to the ESMA consultation on AIFMD Marketing. We recommended information related to cross-border distribution of AIFs that authorities in EU member states should be required to make available on their websites.
A consolidated text of AIFMD Level I and II prepared by Allen & Overy with information about recent developments in areas such depositaries, securitisation and cross-border marketing is now available for downloading.
INREV's response to the European Commission’s survey on AIFMD being carried out by KPMG. The response reflects the Commission's proposed directive issued last week that includes, inter alia, a definition of pre-marketing that INREV has been encouraging for some time. It is also closely aligned with RICS views on the issue of external valuer liability.
On 30 September 2016 INREV filed comments in response to a Commission consultation on barriers to fund distribution. The response noted that while real estate makes a vitally important contribution to economic stimulation, growth and job creation in Europe, certain regulatory barriers act as impediments and create inefficiencies. The Commission was urged to take steps to address these barriers without delay.