Asia — AIFMD: what does it mean for you and the future of offshore funds?

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is a framework to govern the alternative asset management industry in the European Economic Area (EEA). AIFMD is intended to increase investor protection and regulate alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs).

AIFMs comprise fund managers conducting the portfolio and/or risk management of alternative investment funds (AIFs).

AIFs include open- or closed-ended collective investments of any class: hedge, private equity, venture capital, real estate and infrastructure…

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