HM Treasury, which is the legislative body responsible for implementing the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (“AIFM Directive”) into UK law, has just published a Q&A document on proposed amendments to the draft regulations “for the implementation of the AIFM Directive in the UK (the “Q&A Document”). The Q&A Document clarifies that HM Treasury will amend the current draft of The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Regulations 2013 (the “Regulations”) and will enable non-UK AIFMs[4] to take advantage of a 12-month transitional provision such that the AIFM Directive rules will not apply to marketing in the UK until 22 July 2014.

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