Alternative Investment Management Association Representing alternative asset managers globally
AIMA’s Government and Regulatory Affairs Department aims to represent the voice of the hedge fund industry to policy makers, legislators and regulatory authorities around the world. The team, drawing on the expertise and diversity of AIMA’s membership, engages proactively and constructively in shaping the global financial markets reform debate. We aim to promote the best interests of the industry and to enhance understanding of alternative investments. AIMA’s Government and Regulatory Affairs Department invests its time in direct contact and advocacy with key governments and authorities, responding to proposed legislation and consultations. We regularly host events and briefing sessions aimed specifically at policymakers to ensure that AIMA's voice is heard.
We also strive to keep members abreast of relevant developments which might affect their business. We do this by various means, including by:
AIMA seeks to maintain good relations with regulatory, fiscal and government authorities around the world and now has over 900 regulatory and policy contacts at more than 200 different authorities, to whom all AIMA educational material, responses, summaries and Guidance Notes are sent free of charge.