EY - Understanding the AIFMD

Understanding the AIFMD

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The Alternative Investment Fund Manager Directive (AIFMD) seeks to establish a harmonized regulatory framework for firms that manage and/or market alternative investment funds (AIFs) in the EU.

The AIFMD presents both opportunities and challenges for asset management firms in the US and the EU. The Directive requires firms to examine their operations very closely to ensure compliance.

There are six main areas of concern regarding the AIFMD. Click the links below to explore each topic in depth.