1A more general consequence of the replacement of article 17 of AIFMD is that from 1 January 2019, Section 5 (Investment in Securitisation Positions) of the AIFMD level 2 regulation no longer applies, subject to transitional provisions. Where the transitional provisions are inapplicable, article 5 (Due-diligence requirements for institutional investors) of the Securitisation Regulation (in combination with FUND 3.5.4R and 3.5.5R), completely replaces Section 5 (articles 50 to 56 inclusive) of the AIFMD level 2 regulation.
1The relevant transitional provisions apply to certain securitisations issued during periods before 1 January 2019. They are set out in articles 43(5) and 43(6) of the Securitisation Regulation. Where the transitional provisions apply, they have the effect that article 51 of the AIFMD level 2 regulation, concerning requirements for retained interest, and the due-diligence requirements provided for in Section 5 of that regulation, may continue to apply to eligible securitisations, instead of article 5 of the Securitisation Regulation.