Andrew Baker, CEO of the Alternative Investment Management Association, Discusses the AIFM Directive, UK Tax, Short Selling and Other Topics with the Hedge Fund Law Report

Andrew Baker, formerly Chief Operating Officer for Schroder Investment Management, became the Deputy Chief Executive of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) in August 2007, and the Chief Executive Officer in December 2008.  In those capacities, he has played a key role in shaping the AIMA’s response to recent developments in international hedge fund law and regulation.  On July 17, 2009, the Hedge Fund Law Report spoke to him about current and potential regulatory changes in Europe and the U.S., the tax climate in the UK, “grey” tax havens and laws and proposals that have or would mandate transparency with respect to short positions.  A full transcript of that interview is included in this issue of the Hedge Fund Law Report.

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