Walkers is pleased to have worked with AIMA, Clifford Chance, Akin Gump and others, in the production of this General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") implementation guide.

This Guide has been developed by the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and the AIMA GDPR Working Group, and is sponsored by Clifford Chance LLP.

The Guide is intended to assist AIMA members in their preparation and implementation of 'Regulation (EU) No. 2016/679 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation)', which will apply from 25 May 2018.

The Guide was developed in collaboration with the AIMA GDPR Working Group. In particular, AIMA would like to thank the following members for their contributions:

Rosemarie Paul, Akin Gump LLP
Rebecca Unverzagt, Bluebay Asset Management
Michelle Bedwin, BTG Pactual
Kriti Avasthi, Duet Group
Tushar Imam, eSentire
Jack Bosher, Janus Henderson
George Ralph, RFA
Lucy Frew, Walkers

Only AIMA members can access the GDPR Guide, which can be found here.

The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide to the subject matter. Specialist advice should be sought about your specific circumstances.