Version date: 14 March 2018 - onwards
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For the purposes of the AIF Rulebook the following interpretations and definitions shall apply:

AIF: An alternative investment fund as defined in Regulation 5(1) of the AIFM Regulations.

AIFM: An alternative investment fund manager as defined in Regulation 5(1) of the AIFM Regulations.

AIF management company: A company whose regular business is the collective portfolio management of AIFs.

AIFMD: Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (Directive 2011/61/EU) as amended.

AIFMD Level 2: Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 231/2013.

AIFM Regulations: European Union (Alternative Investment Fund Managers) Regulations 2013 (SI No. 257 of 2013).

AIF Rulebook: The Central Bank’s rulebook in relation to AIFs which contains chapters concerning Retail Investor AIF, Qualifying Investor AIF, AIF Management Companies, Alternative Investment Fund Managers and AIF Depositaries.

Associated company: This term has the same meaning as is given to “associated undertaking” in the