On 16 February 2010, the European Commission published a speech given by Michel Barnier (Member of the European Commission responsible for Internal Market and Services) entitled Acting without delay to clean up financial markets.

In his speech Barnier mentioned that an immediate priority for the Commission was to conclude unfinished business and equip Europe with an effective supervisory system and effective regulatory regime for alternative investment funds.

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