Uncertainty over AIFMD’s form as deadline nears

Author: Gemma Varriale | Published: 10 May 2011

The May 16 deadline is approaching for submission of responses to the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) discussion paper.
Observers are unsure whether the document’s brevity will lead to a welcomed light touch regulatory approach or will simply be supplemented by more, lengthier rules. Jonathan Herbst of Norton Rose believes that it can either be read as a sign of pragmatism an indicator...