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07/03/2008 08-003 A Consumers' Guide to MiFID- Investing in Financial Products Reference PDF
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07/03/2008 08-003 HU A Consumers' Guide to MiFID- Investing in Financial Products- Hungarian translation Reference PDF
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07/03/2008 08-003 ES A Consumers' Guide to MiFID- Investing in Financial Products- Spanish Translation Reference PDF
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07/03/2008 08-003 French A Consumers' Guide to MiFID- Investing in Financial Products- French translation Reference PDF
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07/03/2008 08-003 Dutch A Consumers' Guide to MiFID- Investing in Financial Products- Dutch translation Reference PDF
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23/05/2008 08-003 Finnish A Consumer's guide to MiFID- Investing in Financial products- Finnish translation Reference PDF
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31/07/2008 08-003 Maltese A Consumer's guide to MiIFD- Investing in Financial products- Maltese translation Reference PDF
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26/08/2008 08-003 German A Consumer's guide to MiIFD- Investing in Financial products- German translation Reference PDF
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01/09/2008 08-003 Icelandic A Consumer's guide to MiFID- Investing in Financial products- Icelandic translation Reference PDF
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30/09/2008 08-003 Lithuanian A Consumer's guide to MiIFD- Investing in Financial products- Lithuanian translation Reference PDF
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15/04/2011 2011/121 Discussion paper- ESMA’s policy orientations on possible implementing measures under Article 3 of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive Consultation Paper PDF
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13/07/2011 2011/209 Consultation paper- ESMA's draft technical advice to the European Commission on possible implementing measures of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive Consultation Paper PDF
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22/07/2011 2011/220 Discussion paper- ESMA’s policy orientations on guidelines for UCITS Exchange-Traded Funds and Structured UCITS Consultation Paper PDF
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23/08/2011 2011/270 Consultation paper- ESMA's draft technical advice to the European Commission on possible implementing measures of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive in relation to supervision and third countries Consultation Paper PDF
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24/11/2011 2011/398 Contact information for retail investors- contact points in national competent authorities Reference PDF
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30/01/2012 2012/44 ESMA’s guidelines on ETFs and other UCITS issues Consultation Paper PDF
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In the summer of 2010 ESMA started looking into the operation of UCITS making use of the new investment freedoms introduced by the UCITS III Directive and the Eligible Assets Directive (2007/16/EC) in order to identify the possible impact on investor protection and market integrity. As part of this work, ESMA published a discussion paper on policy orientations on guidelines for UCITS Exchange-Traded Funds and Structured UCITS on 22 July 2011 (ESMA/2011/220), responses to which were due by 22 September. This consultation paper represents the next stage in the development of ESMA guidelines in this area. ESMA will take into account responses to this consultation paper in finalising the guidelines for adoption in Q2 2012.
23/02/2012 2012/117 Discussion paper on Key concepts of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive and types of AIFM Consultation Paper PDF
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This document will be of interest to asset management companies and trade associations of asset management companies managing funds falling in the scope of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive. Responses to this discussion paper will help ESMA in finalising its policy approach. In light of the feedback received, ESMA will develop a consultation paper in Q2 2012 setting out formal proposals for draft regulatory technical standards on Article 4(4) of the AIFMD. The results of that public consultation will be used by ESMA in finalising the draft regulatory technical standards to be submitted to the European Commission for endorsement by the end of 2012. 
28/06/2012 2012/406 Draft Guidelines on sound remuneration policies under the AIFMD Consultation Paper PDF
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Annex II of the AIFMD establishes a set of rules (largely inspired from the provisions of Directive 2006/48/EC, the “CRD”) with which AIFMs have to comply when establishing and applying the remuneration policies for certain categories of their staff. Article 13(2) of the AIFMD requires ESMA to develop guidelines on sound remuneration policies which comply with Annex II of the AIFMD. This consultation paper represents the first step in the elaboration of the guidelines on remuneration policies required by the AIFMD and sets out ESMA’s formal proposals for these guidelines.Responses to this consultation paper will be taken into account by ESMA in finalising the guidelines on sound remuneration policies under the AIFMD. In finalising the guidelines, ESMA will also take into account the development of its work on the separate set of guidelines, which will be complementary to the CEBS Guidelines, focused on remuneration policies of investment firms from an investor protection point of view, for which a separate consultation paper will be published at the end of Q3 2012. ESMA aims to adopt the final text of the guidelines on sound remuneration policies under the AIFMD in Q4 2012. 
19/10/2012 2012/682 Guide to investing , Reference PDF
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19/12/2012 2012/844 Draft regulatory technical standards on types of AIFMs Consultation Paper PDF
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