UCITS

New measures for open-ended public undertakings for collective investment against the consequences of the COVID-19 epidemic

29 April 2020

Summary The Royal Decree of 22 April 2020 aims to protect open-ended public undertakings for collective investment (“UCIs”) against the consequences of the COVID-19 epidemic and in particular protect the liquidity of such UCIs. UCIs that are confronted with redemption requests of their units have to sell, often at unfavourable prices, positions in their portfolios

Bill transposing the UCITS V Directive has been submitted to the Belgian Chamber of Representatives

7 December 2016

On 2 December 2016, a Bill was submitted to the Belgian Chamber of Representatives to transpose Directive 2014/91/EU on undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities (UCITS V or the Directive)(1). The Directive revises the UCITS Directive(2) in relation to depositary functions, remuneration policies and sanctions. Transposing UCITS V The Directive introduces new rules on undertakings for