Roadmap for AIFMD light regime registration

The 12 steps to register as a light manager with the AFM

Firms wishing to offer or manage (alternative) investment funds in the Netherlands often need an AIFMD licence from the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) to do so.

However, if and as long as the firm meets certain conditions, it may be exempted from this licensing requirement. In this case, however, there is a registration requirement under the so-called ”AIFMD light regime”.

In this roadmap, we outline the key steps to register as an AIFMD light manager.