Trier, Germany

EU Fund Regulation and Compliance

online course
when 2 June 2021 - 28 July 2021
language Finnish
duration 8 weeks
credits 16 EC
fee EUR 790

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.
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

Course leader

Jens Hillebrand Pohl

Target group

The course is aimed at legal practitioners seeking an introduction to the regulation and supervision of financial markets 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.

Credits info

16 EC
The Academy of European Law’s conferences and seminars meet the standard requirements for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) recognition.

Fee info

EUR 790: Early registration discounts


With the generous support of the Friends of ERA the Academy provides scholarships for lawyers, judges, prosecutors and officials from EU member states, candidate countries and potential candidates who otherwise could not afford to attend the events.