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Summer Course on EU Fund Regulation and Compliance

Morning sessions


This summer course will provide a comprehensive introduction to the EU regulation and supervision of investment funds, asset managers and other financial institutions involved in the activities of investment funds in the European Union. Participants will learn about the main challenges faced and the approaches adopted by EU regulators and supervisors, both from the perspective of the regulators and supervisors themselves and from the perspective of the funds, asset managers and their legal counsel.

Key topics

  • Scope and landscape of EU fund regulation regime
  • EU financial supervisory architecture: ESAs review
  • Investment fund entities: UCITS, AIFMD, EuVECA, EuSEF, ELTIF, MMF Regulation
  • Investment fund prudential requirements: Investment Firms Regulation (IFR) and Investment Firms Directive (IFD)
  • Cross-border distribution of funds: CBDD and CBDR
  • Financial markets regulation: MiFID II, MiFIR, PSD2
  • Green finance: disclosure requirements for sustainable investments
  • Retail investor protection: PRIIPs Regulation
  • Customer due diligence, AML/CFT issues
  • Crisis management and insolvency issues

Who should attend?

The course is aimed at legal practitioners and compliance offers seeking an introduction to the regulation, supervision, and compliance matters relating to investment funds in the EU, including national regulators/ supervisors, in-house lawyers at investment firms, fund managers, depositaries and other related financial institutions, and lawyers in private practice.


Interactive Online Course

The summer course will be hosted on ERA’s own online training platform. You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-quality speakers and other participants, break out into working groups and work collaboratively on case studies. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive training experience. As the platform is hosted on our own server, the highest security settings will be applied to ensure that you can participate safely in a high-quality training environment.


28 June 2021 @ 08:45

2 July 2021 @ 12:00

Duration: 4 days, 3 hours

Timezone: GMT +1:00


Online Webinar

Organised by

Academy of European Law (ERA)

+49 (0) 651 - 93737-0

+49 (0) 651 - 93737-90



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