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Article 3 Amendments to Directive 2011/61/EU

Article 15 of Directive 2011/61/EU is amended as follows:

(1) in paragraph 2, the first subparagraph is replaced by the following:

'2. AIFMs shall implement adequate risk-management systems in order to identify, measure, manage and monitor appropriately all risks relevant to each AIF investment strategy and to which each AIF is or may be exposed. In particular, AIFMs shall not solely or mechanistically rely on credit ratings issued by credit rating agencies as defined in Article 3(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 1060/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 September 2009 on credit rating agencies [OJ L 302, 17.11.2009, p. 1.], for assessing the creditworthiness of the AIFs' assets.';

(2) the following paragraph is inserted:

'3a. Taking into account the nature, scale and complexity of the AIFs' activities, the competent authorities shall monitor the adequacy of the credit assessment processes of AIFMs, assess the use of references to credit ratings, as referred to in the fi