Spreecast : AIFMD: What U.S. PE Firms Need to Know
In July of 2014, Europe’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive officially took effect, with wide-ranging implications for U.S. private equity firms that want to pitch new funds to European investors in the months and years ahead. Laura Kreutzer, editor of the team that produces Private Equity Beat, and private equity professionals, leads a discussion of how this sweeping regulation will impact U.S. private equity firms. Speakers: Molly Diggins, general counsel, Monument Group; and Greg Pusch, director of global regulatory compliance and chief compliance officer, HarbourVest Partners LLC.
Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive - Wikipedia: "The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive 2011/61/EU ("AIFMD") is a European Union Directive that entered into force on 22 July 2013. The Directive regulates: EU fund managers that manage alternative investment funds (essentially hedge funds and private equity funds) ("AIFs") (wherever they are based); fund managers (wherever they are based) that manage AIFs established in the EU; and fund managers (wherever they are based) that market the units or shares of an AIF in the EU...."