The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive - Chapter 1: Introduction, Overview, Regulatory History and Technique, Transition
The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive - European Regulation of Alternative Investment Funds, D.A. Zetzsche ed., Kluwer Law International, 2012
79 Pages Posted: 23 Dec 2012
Date Written: November 19, 2012
The AIFMD provides a harmonized European framework for regulating alternative investment funds. Prior to discussing its details, this chapter introduces to the AIFMD, discussing the developments that led to its adoption (Part 1), the AIFMD’s principal objectives (Part 2) and its key tools for achieving the former (Part 3). In order to set the AIFMD within the system of European financial law, this chapter's fourth part locates the AIFMD's place within other European financial laws. Part 5 briefly touches upon the transitory provisions of the AIFMD.
Keywords: AIFMD 2011/61/EU, alternative investment fund managers, AIFM, alternative investment fund, AIF, European financial market regulation, European financial law, collective portfolio management
JEL Classification: G20, G23, G28, K20, K22, K23
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