Summary of CySEC's Circular C540

Memo #51-2022
CySEC Circular No: C540
Date: 21/12/2022
Subject: Management Companies and Internally Managed Funds Quarterly Statistics – New Version
Purpose: To inform AIFMs, UCITS Managers and Self managed Funds and UCITS for a new version of the Quarterly Statistics Form.

In Summary:

CySEC has issued the Circular C540 on 21/12/2022 to inform the Alternative Investment Fund Managers (‘AIFMs’), Internally Managed Alternative Investment Funds, UCITS Management Companies, Internally Managed UCITS, Internally Managed Alternative Investment Funds with Limited Number of Persons (‘AIFLNPs’), Companies with sole purpose the management of AIFLNPs and the Small AIFMs, that a new version of the form QST-MC, Version 18 (‘the Form’), is issued.

CySEC notes that, Regulated Entities that were authorised or appointed to act as External Managers/Internally Managed Funds by December 31, 2022, but have not made use of their authorisation must also submit the Form.

The deadline to submit the Form is by 15:00 hrs, Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at the latest. The Form must be successfully submitted electronically, via the CySEC’s Transaction Reporting System (‘TRS’).

The Form is regarded as being successfully submitted to CySEC, only when a NO ERROR indication feedback file is received.

This Circular C540 refers also to the method of creating, signing and submitting the Form to CySEC and other important information for completing and submitting the Form.


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