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2014

26.11.2014
Infringements: The Commission urges Latvia, Poland and Spain to provide notice of full compliance with regulatory standards for alternative investment fund managers (MEMO/14/2130)
16.10.2014
Commission asks Lithuania, Portugal, Romania and Slovenia to fully comply with EU rules (MEMO/14/589)
15.04.2014
Greater protection for retail investors: Commission welcomes European Parliament adoption of strengthened European rules on UCITS (STATEMENT/14/121)
25.02.2014
European Parliament and Council back Commission proposal for strengthened European rules on UCITS (STATEMENT/14/27)

2013

20.11.2013
Commission requests Portugal to apply EU rules (MEMO/13/1005)
04.09.2013
The Commission has today adopted a communication on shadow banking and proposed new rules for money market funds (MMFs) (IP/13/812)
26.06.2013
New Funds to make long-term investment easier: The European Commission has today proposed a new investment fund framework designed for investors who want to put money into companies and projects for the long term. These private European Long-Term Investment Funds (ELTIFs) would only invest in businesses that need money to be committed to them for long periods of time. (IP/13/605)

2012

19.12.2012
Commission adopts implementing rules for the Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMD) (IP/12/1417)
21.11.2012
Commission requests Greece and Poland to comply with EU rules (MEMO/12/876)
26.07.2012
Commission launches consultation on a future framework for investment funds (IP/12/853 Choose translations of the previous link )
03.07.2012
Commission proposes legislation to improve consumer protection in financial services (IP/12/736 Choose translations of the previous link )

2011

07.12.2011
Proposal for a Regulation on European Venture Capital Funds
07.12.2011
Proposal for a Regulation on Social Entrepreneurship Funds
13.07.2011
Social Business Initiative: Promoting social investment funds
15.06.2011
Consultation on a new European regime for venture capital

2010

14.12.2010
Public consultation on the UCITS legislative modifications
02.12.2010
The Commission has sent a provisional request for advice on level 2 measures concerning the future AIFM Directive to CESR
11.11.2010
Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (“AIFMD”): Frequently Asked Questions (MEMO/10/572 Choose translations of the previous link )
11.11.2010
European Commission statement at the occasion of the European Parliament vote on the directive on hedge funds and private equity (MEMO/10/573 Choose translations of the previous link )
30.09.2010
Commission requests Portugal to ensure proper application of EU rules for investment funds (IP/10/1246 Choose translations of the previous link )
01.07.2010
Commission acts to improve investor protection and efficiency in the EU investment fund market (IP/10/869 Choose translations of the previous link )
18.05.2010
Council to negotiate with Parliament on draft EU rules for hedge fund managerspdf