The European Securities and Markets Authority (below ‘ESMA’) promotes common supervisory approaches and practices in respect of the application of the European Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (below the ‘AIFMD’) and its implementing measures. In this context, ESMA has publishedQuestions & Answers (below ‘Q&A’) on the application of the AIFMD. These Q&A have been
Creation of a Belgian ‘Regulated Real Estate Company’: an optional regime for Belgian Real Estate Funds.
Following the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (‘AIFMD’) and its Belgian implementation (below ‘AIFMD Regulations’), AIF Managers carrying out activities within the scope of AIFMD will have to file an application for authorisation before 22 July 2014 and will have to comply with the conditions imposed. As things stand today, Belgian Real Estate Funds