The Alternative Investment Funds Directive has been created to increase investor protection and more heavily regulate alternative investment managers, and is largely a response to the perceived involvement of hedge funds in the 2007/2008 financial crisis
To help you get to grips with how the new rules will impact investors and asset managers around the world, offshore specialist law firm Mourant Ozannes has created three “info-graphics” which explain in detail what the implications of the new laws will be.
For the European (inc.Channel Islands) info-graphic click here
For the Asian info-graphic click here
For the US info-graphic click here
Also, to view a simple timeline of AIFMD events click here