We have published a new briefing note – The ECON Report on the proposal for an EU Retail Investment Strategy – Some small steps in the right direction, a large step towards governmental price controls for investment services.

Following an intense debate, the European Parliament (EP) accepted the proposal for an Omnibus

On 24 May 2023, the European Commission published its Retail Investment Strategy (RIS), a legislative package intended to empower retail investors to take more informed investment decisions that would better correspond to their investment needs and objectives.

The RIS comprises of a Directive as regards the EU retail investor protection rules. This Omnibus

We have now updated our two guides on the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), which has now been in force for some time. Both guides are now in their sixth iteration.

The first guide considers whether the AIFMD marketing passport is working in practice and is a useful tool for managers as