The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a table showing the state of play of Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) signed by EU national supervisors. ESMA had negotiated the template MoUs regarding the Alternative Investment Fund Directive (AIFMD) with non-EU regulators around the globe. The AIFMD MoUs allow the exchange of information between EU and non-EU supervisors thus enabling non-EU fund managers to market alternative funds within the European Union. The AIFMD covers hedge funds, private equity and real estate funds.


The table (Ref. 2013/1491) summarising the current state of MoUs signed is available on ESMA’s website. The template MoU negotiated by ESMA is available here.