ESMA updated its Q&A on AIFMD, adding 17 new Q&A on reporting issues. ESMA intend that the Q&A will be continually edited and updated as and when new questions are received. Helpfully, the date each question was last amended is included after each question for ease of reference. The Q&A concern the practical application of the AIFMD and deal with the fine detail of the AIFMD requirements. The new Q&A are set out in Section III: Reporting to national competent authorities under Articles 3, 24 and 42.
On 10 March 2014, the EU Parliament updated its procedure file on the proposed delegated Regulation setting out regulatory technical standards (RTS) determining types of alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs). The procedure file indicates that on 6 March 2014 the EU Parliament extended the timeframe it has for examining the Regulation by three months. The Regulation was adopted by the EU Commission in December 2013.