Germany: Germany moves towards implementing the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive

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The German Ministry of Finance has prepared a draft for implementing the AIFM Directive into national legislation which is expected to be approved by the Government in the next few weeks and that then will be launched into the regular parliamentary process. The new investment fund law named Kapitalanlagegesetzbuch (KAGB) will cover the entire closed end and open ended fund sector, ie. the Alternatives and UCITS.

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