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Article 12 General principles

1. Member States shall ensure that, at all times, AIFMs:

(a) act honestly, with due skill, care and diligence and fairly in conducting their activities;

(b) act in the best interests of the AIFs or the investors of the AIFs they manage and the integrity of the market;

(c) have and employ effectively the resources and procedures that are necessary for the proper performance of their business activities;

(d) take all reasonable steps to avoid conflicts of interest and, when they cannot be avoided, to identify, manage and monitor and, where applicable, disclose, those conflicts of interest in order to prevent them from adversely affecting the interests of the AIFs and their investors and to ensure that the AIFs they manage are fairly treated;

(e) comply with all regulatory requirements applicable to the conduct of their business activities so as to promote the best interests of the AIFs or the investors of the AIFs they manage and the integrity of the market;

(f) treat all AIF investors f