Need to identify AIFs within fund structures for Emir

AIFMD implementation in jurisdictions is a key factor

clearing and settlement

The European Market Infrastructure Regulation (Emir) came into force on August 16, 2012, and sets out new requirements, including clearing obligations, risk mitigation techniques for uncleared trades and trade reporting, for all over-the-counter derivatives. The extent to which the new requirements will apply will depend on how parties are classified under Emir.

This article looks at how these requirements may affect alternative investment funds that enter into derivatives transactions and the in