ESMA Issues Further Advice on Extension of AIFMD Passport to Non-EU AIFMs and AIFs


Author: Kevin Murphy, Sarah Cunniff, Dara Harrington and Adrian Mulryan


In July 2015, ESMA published its first advice on the extension of the AIFMD passport to non-EU AIFMs and AIFs. The advice covered Guernsey, Hong Kong, Jersey, Switzerland, Singapore and the United States. Following this, the European Commission requested that ESMA complete its review of certain of those jurisdictions and assess a further six non-EU jurisdictions, including Australia, Bermuda, Canada, the Cayman Islands, Japan and the Isle of Man. ESMA published this latest advice on 18 July 2016 (the “Advice”).

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