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acarda statement on Covid-19

Due to the current developments of the circulating Corona Virus (COVID-19) we would like to inform you that we have taken preventive and protective measures for the health of our employees and at the same time ensure that our business operations are maintained at all times.  Especially in this time with volatile markets the regulatory…

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acarda workshop: Cost Transparency Initiative – Guidance, Strategy and Implementation

13 February, London – Following our webinar on how to implement the new framework of Cost Transparency Initiative (CTI) templates, we held a highly practical half-day workshop in London.  Together with the PLSA and The Investment Association (THEIA), we provided an update of the current status of CTI to the industry. We also showed an implementation approach based on the regulatory…

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PLSA Investment Conference 2020

11 -13 March, Edinburgh – acarda is exhibiting at the PLSA Investment Conference taking place at the EICC in Edinburgh. An event which brings together 1000 pension professionals including CIOs, pension managers, trustees, consultants and finance professionals and their advisers for the UK’s largest conference of its kind. The programme offers a mix of plenary…

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ESAs hearing in November: acarda tackling changes regarding Key Information Document (KID) for Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs)

Frankfurt, December 12th, 2019 – On November 29th the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) held a public hearing on their Consultation Paper issued in October 2019. The Consultation Paper included potential amendments for the PRIIPs regulations (Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs) and Key Information Documents (KIDs). The KID for PRIIPs is a mandatory, three-page…

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ESAs Joint Consultation Paper concerning amendments to the PRIIPs KID

ESAs Joint Consultation Paper concerning amendments to the PRIIPs KID On 16 October 2019, European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) released a consultation paper on the potential amendments to the PRIIPs Delegated Regulation. The goal of the proposed changes is to address the concerns raised by stakeholders after the first version of PRIIPS was released in March…

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acarda´s digital platform AREP supports new Money Market Funds Regulation

On July 19, 2019 the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) issued its final report on the guidelines of reporting under Article 37 of the Money Market Funds Regulation. Reporting requirements under the MMF Regulation encompass two reporting templates, the largest of them amounting to over 160 fields. The Regulation will impose new challenges as…

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acarda covers the Fund Cost Template of the CTI for UK Asset Managers

acarda is ready to produce the template for disclosure of fund costs and charges to institutional investors for UK asset managers. The newly launched “Main Account Template” of the Cost Transparency Initiative (CTI), a UK industry working group, is even supported by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as an observer.

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