Memoranda of Understanding

Memoranda of Understanding: Supervision of Alternative Investment Fund Industry

Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Consultation, Cooperation and the Exchange of Information Related to the Supervision of Covered Entities in the Alternative Investment Fund Industry, July 22, 2013

The CFTC and authorities in the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area signed Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) establishing a cooperative framework for the supervision of entities subject to the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive. The framework also provides for cooperation with respect to commodity pool operators, commodity trading advisors and commodity pools.

MOUs with each individual authority can be found below:

Austria: Finanzmarktaufsicht

Belgium: Financial Services and Markets Authority

Bulgaria: Financial Supervision Commission

Croatia: Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Agency*

Cyprus: Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission

Czech Republic: Czech National Bank

Denmark: Finanstilsynet

Estonia: Estonian Financial Supervision Authority

Finland: Finanssivalvonta

France: Autorité des marchés financiers

Germany: Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht

Greece: Hellenic Capital Market Commission

Hungary: Pénzügyi Szervezetek Állami Felügyelete

Iceland: Fjármálaeftirlitið

Ireland: Central Bank of Ireland

Italy: Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa

Latvia: Finanšu un kapitāla tirgus komisija

Liechtenstein: Finanzmarktaufsicht

Lithuania: Bank of Lithuania

Luxembourg: Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier

Malta: Malta Financial Services Authority

Netherlands: Autoriteit Financiële Markten

Norway: Finanstilsynet

Poland: Polish Financial Supervision Authority

Portugal: Comissão do Mercado de Valores Mobiliários

Romania: Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority

Slovak Republic: Národná banka Slovenska

Slovenia: Agencija za trg vrednostnih papirjev*

Spain: Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores

Sweden: Finansinspektionen

U.K.: Financial Conduct Authority

*Copy of the signed MOU is forthcoming