Topics include (i) the outcome of the consultation on possible exemption from capital buffers for SME investment firms from CRD IV/CRR, (ii) Appointment of the CBI as the competent authority for EMIR (the European Union (European Markets Infrastructure) Regulations 2014), (iii) AIFMD - Eleventh Edition of the AIFMD Q&A published and (iv) the publishing of the Third Edition of the UCITS Q&A.