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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
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Course Aims:

In this CPDcast, Monica Gogna, a partner in the Financial Regulation team at Pinsent Masons discusses the most important elements of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive 2011/61/EU, how the Directive is being implemented into UK law and the most important upcoming developments.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what the objective of the Directive is;
  • Know what types of entity are classified within the Directive as an Investment Fund;
  • Be aware of the key provisions regulating fund managers;
  • Understand how the Directive regulates fund managers’ remuneration;
  • Understand how different types of companies are provided for differently by the Directive;
  • Understand the passporting system introduced by the Directive;
  • Know how the Directive is being implemented into UK law.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive 2011/61/EU;
  • European Securities and Markets Authority, Final Report, Guidelines on key concepts of AIFMD;
  • Markets in Financial Instruments Directive 2004/39/EC;
  • UCITS Directive 85/611/ECC.
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In this CPDcast, Monica Gogna, a partner in the Financial Regulation team at Pinsent Masons discusses the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive 2011/61/EU following its implementation in the UK on 22nd July 2013.

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Date Recorded: 18th October 2013

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