EU Parliament Approves Final Compromise on Proposed Regulation on Cross-Border Distribution of AIFs

Published 16 April 2019

PrintCategory: AIFs

On 16 april 2019 the European Parliament approved the final compromise on the proposed new regulation on facilitating cross-border distributions of AIFs. 

The new regulation establishes uniform rules on i.a. fees and charges, and it amends the EuVECA regulation to include a pre-marketing definition.

Next Steps: The European Council is expected to give their consent to the adopted text shortly.

See the text adopted by Parliament here.

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