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2015

10.12.2015
The transposition of the alternative investment fund Directive into national law by Lithuania and Portugal is now complete and the services of the Commission propose to close the case.
22.10.2015
Transposition of the legislation on Prudential Requirements for Banks and Investment Firms by Romania and Slovenia is now complete for which the Commission services propose to close the infringement case
30.09.2015
The Commission launches a public consultation on the review of the European Venture Capital Funds (EuVECA) and European Social Entrepreneurship Funds (EuSEF) regulations as part of the Capital Markets Union action plan (IP/15/5731)
20.04.2015
Council adopts new rules on long-term investment funds (ELTIFs regulation) (press release of the Council)
26.03.2015
Commission asks Italy and Estonia to enact EU rules on Alternative Investment Funds (MEMO/15/4666)
10.03.2015
Commissioner Hill welcomes agreement reached in European Parliament on Long Term Investment Funds (IP/15/4572)

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