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Getting the essentials of fund distribution right 

27th October 2023

The world of finance is ever-evolving, innovation and technology are continuously shaping how we research, find and invest in funds. As Acolin, we look on us as one of the game-changers in the industry, with our dedication to simplifying and streamlining the complex world of fund distribution. We get our asset manager clients close to the action relevant for them and their products.  

Update to the UK Financial Services regulation – UK Consumer Duty

5th October 2023

In changing fund distribution landscape, new UK regulation for open products and services, has come into force on 31st July 2023: “The UK Consumer Duty”.

Navigating the Pull Market: Strategies for Standing Out and Succeeding

29th August 2023

In a market teeming with over a hundred thousand funds overseen by numerous asset managers, a crucial question emerges: how can you stand out? The concise answer: deliver results, cultivate recognition, and ensure accessibility.

Fusing Tradition and Innovation in Finance: Embarking on a Dynamic Journey

16th August 2023

Within the realm of finance, an arena driven by ceaseless innovation lies a potent formula for progress: the fusion of tradition and innovation.

Are we seeing green shoots in asset raising for funds?

21st June 2023

After a lengthy period of macro-economic uncertainty, geopolitical stresses and political upheaval, we are seeing the first signs of improving investor interest.

Getting compliance teams on the front foot is critical

9th May 2023

Acolin Luxembourg Managing Director Jean Louis Catrysse gives his view on pressures facing Compliance teams and what the future holds for Luxembourg.

Setting yourself up for success in fund distribution

22nd March 2023

Key strategies to set yourself up for success.

The importance of Management Companies to the Irish funds market

13th February 2023

In January, Acolin was thrilled to host a panel discussion on the regulatory impact on fund distribution in Ireland.

Upcoming changes to PRIIPS KIDs effective 1 January 2023

21st December 2022

In the EEA, PRIIP manufacturers and persons advising on or selling PRIIPs will have to provide PRIIPs KIDs to retail investors from 1 January 2023.

Fresh orange juice, 170 regulatory notifications and a 2022 recap

9th December 2022

Very few would disagree with the fact that 2022 was a very difficult year for fund managers.

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Update on the UK Consumer Duty

15th May 2023

The UK Consumer Duty requires product manufactures to implement the rules for open products and services by 31 July 2023

Acolin expands into the US to meet growing client demand

9th January 2023

Acolin, a leading cross-border fund distribution specialist, today announced it has established an on-the-ground presence in the US

Acolin strengthens Luxembourg office with new Managing Director 

20th September 2022

Acolin announces the appointment of fund distribution regulatory expert Jean Louis Catrysse.

The new Acolin: Connecting you to opportunity

4th April 2022

A new, hollistic approach to fund distribution…

Acolin sponsors Distribution Risk & Oversight conference

7th March 2022

Acolin is announced as the main sponsor of the Distribution Risk & Oversight Conference…

Warning regarding “”

30th September 2021

ACOLIN warns against responding to an offer on the website which…

New starter interview: Roxana Mahboubian

15th September 2021

Roxana joined Acolin in July 2021 to help drive and execute the growth strategy in the UK.

Can investors capture a hedge fund’s “Golden Hour”?

23rd June 2021

Investment funds exist for one reason and one reason only. To exploit perceived price…

Going against the grain. Why charging clients to access their data is wrong

11th June 2021

The data provided in the DDQ is the property of our partners, not ours.

ACOLIN completes acquisition of GFA to add distribution oversight and data analytics capabilities

26th April 2021

ACOLIN, a leading provider of regulatory and cross-border fund distribution services…

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LU – CSSF communicates on the UCITS marketing (de)-notification procedures

24th November 2023

On November 15, 2023, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier published a press realise in connection with the forthcoming repealing of the Circular 11/509 announced in May 2022 related to the communication of the UCITS marketing (de)notification procedures.

LU – CSSF updates its AIFMD Technical Guidance in line with the new ESMA rules (Rev 6)

24th November 2023

Following the implementation in November 2023 of the revised IT technical guidance introduced in ESMA’s AIFMD Reporting Technical Guidance – revision 6, the CSSF has updated the corresponding document AIFM Reporting – Technical available on its website. This document describes the different feedback files that the senders of AIFM reporting receive and the CSSF’s checks […]

LU – Central Bank of Luxembourg publishes its Reporting Calendar 2024

24th November 2023

On November 9, the Central Bank of Luxembourg published on its website the Calendar of remittance dates for the statistical reporting of investments funds 2024.

DK – The Finanstilsynet updates its UCITS marketing regulatory fees

23rd November 2023

On Monday, November 20, 2023, the Danish financial markets regulator has informed its stakeholders that the UCITS marketing regulatory fees have been reviewed following an amendment of the Financial Business Act.

IE – The Central Bank consults on new ELTIFs chapter in AIF Rulebook

6th November 2023

On November 1st, 2023, the Central Bank of Ireland launched a consultation on the introduction of a new chapter in the AIF Rulebook to support the establishment of ELTIFs in Ireland. This proposed chapter will provide for the specific operational and disclosure requirements that will be applied to ELTIFs as a condition of authorisation.

HK – SFC welcomes new financial infrastructure for retail fund distribution in Hong Kong

6th November 2023

Hong Kong works on an enhancement of the fund distribution as part of the plan the government’s initiatives to foster co-development of fintech and the real economy in Hong Kong. On November 2nd, 2023, the Securities and Futures Commission communicated on the integrated fund platform which will be developed and operated by the Hong Kong […]

LU – CSSF updates its Guidelines on the U1.1 Reporting

6th November 2023

A couple of days ago, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier published the version 4 of its Guidelines on the U1.1 Reporting. This document gives further guidance on Circular CSSF 15/627 and contains definitions, explanations and examples in relation to the items referred to in the Appendix of Circular CSSF 15/627.

IE – The Central Bank updates its AIFMD Q&A

6th November 2023

On November 1st, 2023, the Central Bank published the 48 Edition of its AIFMD Q&A document. This updated version provides for clarifications on the circumstances in which the Central Bank may exempt, pursuant to Section 15(1) of the Investment Limited Partnerships Act 1994, an investment limited partnership from the provisions of European Union (Qualifying Partnerships: […]

EU – The European Commission published two FAQs on the application of EU taxonomy regulations

26th October 2023

A week ago, the European Commission published two Commission Notices aiming to answer questions on the implementation of the EU Taxonomy regulations. The replies to FAQs are merely intended to assist non-financial undertakings in the implementation of the relevant legal provisions.

LU – CSSF published updated AML-CFT notification forms for funds and fund management companies under its supervision

24th October 2023

The CSSF made available updated forms on its website. These forms are used to notify the Commission on the identity of the person responsible for compliance or for the respect of the control of the professional obligations as regards the fight against money laundering and terrorist within funds or fund management companies. The commitment letters, […]