Related provisions for COLL 5.6.14
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(1) Subject to (3), this22 section applies to the authorised fund manager and the depositary of a non-UCITS retail scheme and to an ICVC which is a non-UCITS retail scheme.(2) Where this section contains a reference to a rule in any of COLL 5.1 to COLL 5.5 , these rules and any rules to which they refer or any relevant guidance should be read as if any reference to a UCITS scheme is to a non-UCITS retail scheme.(3) Other than COLL 5.6.3R(1), 5.6.4AG, 5.6.14R, 5.6.15R, 5.6.22R(2),
(1) This section contains rules on the types of permitted investments and any relevant limits with which non-UCITS retail schemes must comply. These rules allow for the relaxation of certain investment and borrowing powers from the requirements of the UCITS Directive. Consequently, a scheme authorised as a non-UCITS retail schemewill not qualify for the cross border passporting rights conferred by the UCITS Directive on a UCITS scheme.(2) Some examples of the different investment
Transferable securities and money-market instruments held within a non-UCITS retail scheme must:(1) 2(a) be admitted to or dealt in on an eligible market within COLL 5.2.10 R (Eligible markets: requirements); or9(b) be recently issued transferable securities which satisfy the requirements for investment by a UCITS scheme set out in COLL 5.2.8 R (3)(e); or9(c) be approved money-market instruments not admitted to or dealt in on an eligible market which satisfy the requirements for
(1) 15Units in a scheme do not fall within COLL 5.6.10 R if that scheme is managed or operated by (or, if it is an ICVC, has as its ACD) the authorised fund manager of the investing non-UCITS retail scheme or by an associate of that authorised fund manager, unless:15(a) the prospectus of the investing authorised fund clearly states that the property of that investing fund may include such units; and(b) the conditions in COLL 5.2.16 R (Investment in other group schemes) are complied
1This section applies to an ICVC, an authorised fund manager of an AUT, ACS2 or ICVC and any other director of an ICVC where, in each case, the AUT, ACS2 or ICVC is:6(1) a UCITS scheme; or6(2) a non-UCITS retail scheme that is offered to retail clients if the authorised fund manager or ICVC draws up a NURS-KII document instead of a key information document for the scheme.6
(1) An authorised fund manager must6 draw up a short document in English containing key investor information6 for investors:6(a) in each UCITS scheme which it manages (a key investor information document); and6(b) in each KII-compliant NURS which it manages (a NURS-KII document).6(2) The words "key investor information" must be clearly stated in the key investor information document and NURS-KII document6.(3) Key investor information must include appropriate information about
While the original key investor information document or NURS-KII document6 is required by COLL 4.7.2 R to be drawn up in English, an authorised fund manager may prepare an accurate translation of it into any language for the purpose of marketing the units of the UCITS scheme or KII-compliant NURS6 in the United Kingdom. Any such translation should be prepared without alterations or supplements.
(1) Section 90ZA of the Act (Liability for key investor information) provides that a person will not incur civil liability solely on the basis of the key investor information document, including any translation of it, unless it is misleading, inaccurate or inconsistent with the relevant parts of the prospectus.(2) Article 20 of the KII Regulation prescribes the wording of a warning to investors that must be included in the "practical information" section of the key investor information
(1) An authorised fund manager must keep up to date the essential elements of:6(a) the key investor information document for each UCITS scheme which it manages; or6(b) the NURS-KII document for each KII-compliant NURS which it manages.6(2) An authorised fund manager must file the key investor information document for each UCITS scheme or the NURS-KII document for each KII-compliant NURS6 which it manages, and any amendments thereto, with the FCA.(3) An authorised fund manager
(1) Authorised fund managers are advised that CESR issued two separate guidelines regarding the methodology that should be used in calculating the synthetic risk and reward indicator and the ongoing charges figure, both of which must be disclosed in the key investor information document for each UCITS scheme which they manage.(2) In line with the KII Regulation and COLL Appendix 2R6, firms in producing their key investor information documents or NURS-KII documents6 should take
Authorised fund managers of a UCITS scheme3 and KII-compliant NURS6 are further advised that ESMA has7 issued the following7 guidelines, which refer to matters that should be included in the key investor information for certain types of UCITS (ESMA 2012/832)7.Guidelines for competent authorities and UCITS management companies: Guidelines7 on ETFs and other UCITS issues7https://www.esma.europa.eu/sites/default/files/library/2015/11/2012-832en_guidelines_on_etfs_and_other_ucit
A UCITS scheme must not invest in units in a collective investment scheme ("second scheme") unless the second scheme satisfies all of the following conditions, and provided that no more than 30% of the value of the UCITS scheme is invested in second schemes within (1)(b) to (e):88(1) the second scheme must:(a) satisfy the conditions necessary for it to enjoy the rights conferred by the UCITS Directive; or(b) be a recognised scheme18 under the provisions of section 27218 of the
An application for an authorisation order must propose that the scheme be one of the following types:(1) a UCITS scheme;(2) a non-UCITS retail scheme, including:333(a) a non-UCITS retail scheme operating as a fund of alternative investment funds (FAIF); and3(b) a non-UCITS retail scheme which is an umbrella with sub-funds operating as:3(i) FAIFs;3(ii) standard non-UCITS retail schemes; or3(iii) a mixture of (i) and (ii); or3(3) a qualified investor scheme.
(1) UCITS schemes have to comply with the conditions necessary in order to enjoy the rights available under the UCITS Directive. Such schemes must in particular comply with:(a) COLL 3.2.8 R (UCITS obligations); and(b) the investment and borrowing powers rules for UCITS schemes set out in COLL 5.2 to COLL 5.5 .(2) (a) 5Non-UCITS retail schemes are schemes that do not comply with all the conditions set out in the UCITS Directive.(b) 5A non-UCITS retail scheme is an AIF and must
(1) 5Except for (2), all provisions of the Handbook that apply:(a) to a feeder UCITS are also applicable to a pension feeder fund that is constituted as a UCITS scheme; and(b) to a feeder NURS are also applicable to a pension feeder fund that is constituted as a non-UCITS retail scheme.(2) A pension feeder fund may not invest in units of an EEA UCITS scheme unless that scheme is a recognised scheme under section 264 of the Act (see COLL 5.6.27R and COLL 5.8.2AR).
(1) 1This section applies to the authorised fund manager and the depositary of a non-UCITS retail scheme operating as a FAIF and to an ICVC which is a non-UCITS retail scheme operating as a FAIF.(2) Where this section refers to:(a) a rule or guidance in COLL 5.1 to COLL 5.6, these rules and guidance, and any rules and guidance to which they refer, must be read as if a reference to a UCITS scheme or non-UCITS retail scheme were a reference to a non-UCITS retail scheme operating
(1) 16The Securities Financing Transactions Regulation sets out the additional information which:(a) an authorised fund manager of a UCITS scheme must include in the scheme’s annual and half-yearly reports; and(b) an authorised fund manager who is a full-scope UK AIFM of a non-UCITS retail scheme must include in the scheme’s annual report.(2) COLL 4.5.8ABEU and COLL 4.5.8ACEU copy out the relevant provisions of that regulation.(3) An authorised fund manager of a UCITS scheme or
The matters set out in (1) to (13)2 must be included in any authorised fund manager's report, except where otherwise indicated:2(1) the names and addresses of :(a) the authorised fund manager;(b) the depositary;(c) the registrar;(d) any investment adviser;(e) the auditor; and(f) for a scheme which invests in immovables, the standing independent valuer;(2) (for an ICVC), the names of any directors other than the ACD;(3) a statement of the authorised status of the scheme;(4) (for
This table belongs to COLL 4.2.2 R (Publishing the prospectus).Document status1A statement that the document is the prospectus of the authorised fund valid as at a particular date (which shall be the date of the document).Authorised fund2A description of the authorised fund including:(a) its name;29(aa)its FCA product reference number (PRN);(b)whether it is an ICVC, ACS21 or an AUT;173(ba)whether it is a UCITS scheme or a non-UCITS retail scheme;17(bb)a statement that unitholders
(1) 28The Securities Financing Transactions Regulation sets out the additional information which:(a) an authorised fund manager of a UCITS scheme must include in the UCITS scheme prospectus; and(b) an authorised fund manager who is a full-scope UK AIFM of a non-UCITS retail scheme must make available to investors before they invest.(2) COLL 4.2.5BEU and COLL 4.2.5CEU copy out the relevant provisions of that regulation.(3) An authorised fund manager who is a full-scope UK AIFM
(1) In relation to COLL 4.2.5R (3)(b) the prospectus might include:(a) a description of the extent (if any) to which that policy does not envisage the authorised fund remaining fully invested at all times;(b) for a non-UCITS retail scheme which may invest in immovable property:(i) the maximum extent to which the scheme property may be invested in immovables; and(ii) a statement of the policy of the authorised fund manager in relation to insurance of3 immovables forming part of
(1) Subject to 1(A),3COLL 5.1 to COLL 5.5 apply to the authorised fund manager and the depositary of an authorised fund, and to an ICVC, which is or ever has been a UCITS scheme.(1A) The only sections of COLL 5 that apply to the authorised fund manager and the depositary of a feeder UCITS, and to an ICVC which is a feeder UCITS, are COLL 5.3 and COLL 5.8, although particular rules in COLL 5.1, COLL 5.2 and COLL 5.5 are incorporated by reference.3(2) Subject to 2(A),1COLL 5.1,
(1) This chapter helps in achieving the statutory objective of protecting consumers by laying down minimum standards for the investments that may be held by an authorised fund. In particular:(a) the proportion of transferable securities and derivatives that may be held by an authorised fund is restricted if those transferable securities and derivatives are not listed on an eligible market; the intention of this is to restrict investment in transferable securities or derivatives
This table belongs to COLL 5.1.2G (2).Scheme investments and investment techniquesLimits for UCITS schemesLimits for non-UCITS retail schemesPermissible investmentMaximum limitPermissible investmentMaximum limitApproved securitiesYesNoneYesNoneTransferable securities that are not approved securitiesYes10%Yes20%Government and public securitiesYesNoneYesNoneRegulated schemes other than qualified investor schemes1YesNoneYesNoneUnregulated schemes and qualified investor schemes1NoN/AYes20%(C)1WarrantsYesNoneYesNoneInvestment
(1) An authorised fund must not have fewer than two regular valuation points in any month and if there are only two valuation points in any month, the regular valuation points must be at least two weeks apart.(2) The prospectus of a scheme must contain information about its regular valuation points for the purposes of dealing in units in accordance with COLL 4.2.5R (16) (Table: contents of the prospectus).(3) Where a scheme operates limited redemption arrangements, (1) does not
Before investing in the qualifying master scheme, the authorised fund manager of the feeder NURS must:(1) be satisfied on reasonable grounds that the authorised fund manager can obtain from the qualifying master scheme all the information necessary to comply on an ongoing basis with the rules in COLL;(2) having consulted with the depositary of the feeder NURS, be satisfied on reasonable grounds that the depositary of the feeder NURS can obtain from the qualifying master scheme,
Where the qualifying master scheme is a UCITS scheme or a non-UCITS retail scheme, the authorised fund manager of the qualifying master scheme must not, if it would unfairly prejudice the interests of unitholders of the qualifying master scheme other than the feeder NURS, provide or make available information to the authorised fund manager of the feeder NURS without at the same time also providing or making available that information to the unitholders of the qualifying master
(1) Subject to (2), this section applies to an ICVC, the depositary of an authorised fund and an authorised fund manager in any case where the authorised fund is a UCITS scheme or a non-UCITS retail scheme.9(2) This section does not apply in any case where a UCITS scheme or a non-UCITS retail scheme is a regulated money market fund. The Money Market Funds Regulation sets out restrictions in relation to stock lending and repo contracts that apply in relation to regulated money
(1) Collateral is adequate for the purposes of this section only if it is:(a) transferred to the depositary or its agent;(aa) 6for a UCITS scheme, received under a title transfer arrangement;(ab) 6for a UCITS scheme, at all times equal in value to the market value of the securities transferred by the depositary plus a premium;(b) for a non-UCITS retail scheme, at all times 6at least equal in value 6to the value of the securities transferred by the depositary; and(c) for a non-UCITS
(1) 10The authorised contractual scheme manager of an authorised contractual scheme which is a UCITS scheme or a non-UCITS retail scheme must take reasonable care to ensure that ownership of units in the scheme is only recorded in the register for a:(a) professional ACS investor; or(b) large ACS investor; or(c) person who already holds units in the scheme.(2) The authorised contractual scheme manager of an authorised contractual scheme must take reasonable care to ensure that
(1) 8This rule applies to:(a) an authorised fund manager (other than an EEA UCITS management company) of an AUT, ACS10 or an ICVC where such AUT, ACS10 or ICVC is a UCITS scheme13;(aa) 13a small authorised UK AIFM that is the authorised fund manager of an AUT, ACS or an ICVC that is a non-UCITS retail scheme; and(b) a UK UCITS management company providing collective portfolio management services for an EEA UCITS scheme from a branch in another EEA State or under the freedom to
This table belongs to COLL 3.2.4 R (Matters which must be included in the instrument constituting the fund14)14Name of scheme1A statement of:(1) the name of the authorised fund; and(2) whether the authorised fund is a UCITS scheme or a non-UCITS retail scheme.Investment powers in eligible markets2A statement that, subject to any restriction in the rules in this sourcebook or the instrument constituting the fund14, the scheme has the power to invest in any eligible securities market
This chapter applies to:(1) the authorised fund manager of a feeder NURS;(2) an ICVC that is a feeder NURS;(3) the authorised fund manager of a UCITS scheme or non-UCITS retail scheme which operates as a qualifying master scheme to a feeder NURS; and(4) (in the case of COLL 13.2.6 R (Inducements) only) any person acting on behalf of either the feeder NURS or the authorised fund manager of the feeder NURS.
(1) A charity authorised investment fund may be: (a) a UCITS scheme; or(b) a non-UCITS retail scheme; or (c) a qualified investor scheme.(2) A charity authorised investment fund may be structured as:(a) an authorised unit trust (AUT); or(b) an investment company with variable capital (ICVC); or(c) an authorised contractual scheme (ACS).
1A firm that sells:(1) a non-PRIIP packaged product17 to a retail client, must provide a key features document and a key features illustration2 to that client (unless the packaged product is a unit in a regulated collective investment scheme17);777(2) a life policy to a client, must provide:20131313(a) the Solvency II Directive information to that client;20(b) a client with objective and relevant information about the policy:20(i) in a comprehensible form to allow the client to
(1) 2This chapter applies to an ICVC, an ACD, any other director of an ICVC, a depositary of an ICVC, an authorised fund manager3 of an AUT or ACS3 and a depositary3 of an AUT or ACS3, where such AUT, ACS3 or ICVC is a UCITS scheme or a non-UCITS retail scheme in accordance with COLL 7.1.2 R (Table of application).33(2) COLL 7.7 (UCITS mergers) applies only to a domestic UCITS merger or a cross-border UCITS merger.2