Dispelling the AIFMD rumour mill: ten things a US investor needs to know about AIFMD

The EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (the AIFMD) came into force in July 2013, and European managers are currently working through a one-year transition phase with a view to full compliance by July 2014.

However, it is not just European investment managers that need to worry about the Directive; the regulations also affect those US advisers who seek to raise capital in Europe, even for non-European funds.

This publication lists ten things that a US adviser needs to know about the AIFMD.