SEBI Master Circular for Alternative Investment Funds

SEBI has issued a Master Circular for Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs). The provisions of all circulars issued until March 31, 2024 regarding AIFs have been incorporated in this Master Circular, which supersedes the Master Circular for AIFs dated July 31, 2023.

In addition to the requirements specified under this Master Circular, the AIFs shall be required to independently comply with the other requirements specified by SEBI for market intermediaries such as the ‘Levy of Goods & Services Tax (GST) on the fees payable to SEBI’, ‘Approach to securities market data access and terms of usage of data provided by data sources in Indian securities market’, ‘Digital mode of payment’, ‘Information regarding Grievance Redressal Mechanism’ and ‘Guidelines on Outsourcing of Activities by Intermediaries’, etc.