ESMA Guidelines and Recommendations

ESMA updates AIFMD Q&A

ESMA Guidelines and Recommendations

Date: 16 December 2016

On 16 December 2016, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) 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 updated question and answer on reporting obligations by non-EU AIFMs under Article 42 of the AIFMD, clarifying the circumstances under which information on EU master AIFs should be reported to competent authorities.


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.