The European Commission has earlier this year published a number of targeted proposals to amend the PRIIP Level 1 Regulation, implementing more modern rules on how a PRIIP Key Information Document (KID) is provided to investors. The proposed changes aim to change the content of the (KID) which must be provided to retail investors before investing.KID / PRIIPS
Financial rules affecting the management of Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) or the marketing of alternative investment products, including retail markets and KID/PRIIPs regulation as well as Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti Money Laundering (AML) requirements.
On 18 April 2023, the Danish Parliament adopted the proposal to amend the financial regulation presented by the Danish Government, which includes amendments to the rules on fit & proper assessments.Danish RegulationGovernance
The EU Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MiCA) is expected to be passed in April 2023 according to the European Parliament’s legislative updates.Crypto-assetsMiCA
On 6 September 2021, The EU Commission amended the EU delegated regulation for the presentation of the Key Information Document (“KID”).KID / PRIIPS
The Danish FSA has assessed the quality of 4 pension companies and eight credit institutions' website disclosures with regards to information about their policies on the integration of sustainability risks in the investment decision-making process.AIFMDComplianceDisclosure RequirementsSustainability
The European Commission has once again delayed the application of the level 2 obligations of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) until January 2023.AIFMDComplianceDisclosure RequirementsSustainability
New Rules for the Calculation and Presentation of Risks, Rewards and Costs in Key Information Documents
The EU Commission has amended the EU delegated regulation for the presentation and the content of the Key Information Document (KID) that sets out information on risks, rewards and costs to be given to retail investors (i.e. non-professional investors) in good time before they invest in alternative investment funds etc.KID / PRIIPS
The Commission has completed a public consultation on the proposal for a EU Green Bond Standard. The consultation proposes to use the EU Taxonomy to define green bonds.AIFMDSustainability
The Danish FSA (Finanstilsynet) Strengthens Supervision within Anti-money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing
The Danish FSA has announced that they are strengthening their supervisory activities within anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing by implementing a number of new measures.KYC / AML
ESA issues Joint Supervisory Statement on the Application of Scope of the PRIIPs Regulation to Bonds
The statement seeks to mitigate the risk of divergent application, by national competent authorities, for determining the type of bonds for which it is necessary to draw up a Key Information Document (KID).Disclosure RequirementsESMAKID / PRIIPS
On 16 October 2019 ESA has issued a consultation paper on amendments to existing rules underpinning the Key Information Document (KID) for Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs).Disclosure RequirementsESMAKID / PRIIPS
Proposal to Increase Certain Requirements for Managers under the AIFM and AML Act Published for Consultation
On 28 August 2019 the Danish FSA (in Danish: Finanstilsynet) published for consultation a draft proposal to change, among others, the Danish AIFM Act and the Danish AML Act.ComplianceDanish RegulationKYC / AMLWhistleblowing
The report is part of the EU Commission’s overall effort to create a unified standard for sustainable economic activities in the European Union, which is expected to significantly impact the private equity and venture capital industry.AIFMDDisclosure RequirementsGovernanceMarketing
On 2 May 2019, the Danish Parliament adopted amendments to the Danish Companies Act, which implements part of the 5th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive.Beneficial OwnershipComplianceDanish RegulationDisclosure RequirementsKYC / AML
On 30 April 2019, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published its final report on integrating sustainability risks and factors relating to environmental, social and good governance considerations in the AIFMD and UCITS Directive.AIFMDESMAGovernanceRegulatory Technical StandardsRisk ManagementSustainability
On 13 March 2019, the Danish Government presented a proposal for an amendment of various acts including the Danish Companies Act which implements part of the 5th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive concerning the registration of ultimate beneficial owners.Beneficial OwnershipComplianceDanish RegulationDisclosure RequirementsKYC / AML
On 27 February 2019, the Danish Government presented a proposal for an amendment of the Danish AIFM Act giving the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority competence to enforce the PRIIPs regulation.ComplianceDanish RegulationDisclosure RequirementsKID / PRIIPSWhistleblowing
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