European Commission publishes AIFMD Q&A

The European Commission has published answers to 67 questions it has received on the AIFMD. The questions and answers relate to a wide range of areas of the AIFMD as listed below. Rather unhelpfully there doesn’t appear to be a way to read all the Q&A without selecting individual questions! The areas covered are:

Cooperation between Member States’ competent authorities
Definition of an AIF
Issues related to Article 37 AIFMD
Issues related to master AIFs and feeder AIFs
Issues related to private equity
Marketing to retail investors
MiFID firms and MiFID activities
Own funds
Passport issues
Reporting requirements
Responsibility of Member States’ competent authorities
Scope and exemptions
Transitional provisions

Click here to go to the Q&A