Esma approves more MoUs before July AIFMD deadline

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Esma approves seven more MoUs with global regulators

The European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) has approved seven more co-operation agreements between EU securities regulators and their global counterparts responsible for the supervision of hedge funds.

The memorandums of understanding (MoUs) are with authorities from the Bahamas, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico and the US, including the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

The agreements cover third-country alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs) that market alternative investment