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ESMA publishes updated AIFMD Q&A

19 July 2016

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published an updated questions and answers document (Q&A) on the application of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

The Q&A includes one new question and answer on the impact of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) on the AIFMD framework, regarding the valuation of centrally cleared OTC derivatives by AIF managers.

The purpose of the Q&A document is to promote common supervisory approaches and practices in the application of the AIFMD and its implementing measures.