FI requires insurance intermediaries who mediate fund units or provide investment advice on fund units to be knowledgeable about new provisions on key investor information documents on the UCITS market. Corresponding requirements are introduced for management personnel.
For a period of just under one year, there will be key investor information documents that are in part prepared in accordance with FFFS 2008:11 on investment funds and in part in accordance with Commission Regulation (EU) No 583/2010 implementing Directive 2009/65/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards key investor information and conditions to be met when providing key investor information or the prospectus in a durable medium other than paper or by means of a website.
During this period, insurance intermediaries must be knowledgeable about both regulations.
The amendments enter into force on 1 August 2011. Amendment 2011:44