It has now been a full year since US and other non-EU managers of private funds became subject to the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive when seeking to market or sell funds in countries in the European Union. The...more
The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (the “AIFMD”) introduces new requirements for alternative investment fund managers (“AIFMs”) established in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and non-EEA AIFMs that market...more
Adopted by the European Parliament in 2010 and implemented by EU member states in July 2013, the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (the Directive) seeks to protect investors and mitigate market instability by...more
Pursuant to the market practice in France, distributors – such as investment service providers or financial advisors – are not paid directly by investors but rather receive a rebate or inducements from the issuer of the...more
With AIFMD taking effect, non-EU alternative investment fund managers should be aware of a new regime governing their marketing of such funds into the EU—the AIFMD's private placement overlay.
With the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (the “AIFMD”) implementation deadline of July 22, 2013 fast approaching, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (the “FCA”) and UK’s HM Treasury have been ramping up their...more
The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is due to take effect in member states of the European Economic Area (EEA) on July 22, 2013. Some EEA member states (including Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg,...more
The Luxembourg Parliament passed the law on the transposition of the AIFMD (the “AIFM Law”) on 10 July 2013. The AIFM Law will become effective on the day it is published in the Luxembourg official gazette, which will take...more
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published its Policy Statement 13/5 on 28 June 2013, containing its (substantially) final rules and guidance to implement the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive...more
What if co-operation arrangements are not in place in time?
We expect that most will be. However, without a co-operation arrangement in place between all relevant regulatory authorities, the manager will need...more
From 22 July 2013, the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (2011/61/EU) (the “Directive”) and the supplementary level 2 Regulation (EU) No 231/2013 (the “Regulation”) will come into effect. This legislation will...more
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