Luxembourg 2011

FUND GOVERNANCE: It’s not a game anymore

Fund directors are spending more time in board meetings as corporate governance levels across Luxembourg funds increase, finds Nick Fitzpatrick Fund board members in Luxembourg...

UCITS V: No breathing space

Custodians had barely had time to take a breath following discussions around the controversial AIFM Directive, when suddenly Ucits V was tabled, rekindling the...

ASSET SERVICING: Drawing the battle lines

As Luxembourg looks to attract more alternative assets, specialist asset servicing providers are finding new ways of competing with the big one-stop-shop banks. Angele Spiteri...

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: What’s it all about?

Alfi has been expanding overseas. Director general Camille Thommes talks to Angele Spiteri Paris about new markets for Luxembourg funds. As the ambassador for “brand...

DISTRIBUTION: A Nordic hub in Luxembourg

Nordea Investment Funds' head of global distribution, Christophe Girondel, talks to Nick Fitzpatrick about product demand and the firm's position in Latin America. China Asset...

INSIDE VIEW: Spot on

Good financial modelling of real estate funds means investors can ensure they are achieving their objectives, say Michael Hornsby, Nicolas Gillet, and Nicolas Bolland,...

INSIDE VIEW: Taking root

Luxembourg's fund labelling agency, Luxflag, is expanding on its microfinance focus and has international ambitions. Laëtitia Hamon talks about the agency's beginnings and its plans...

REGULATION: When regulations collide

The MiFID review proposes a change in the classification of more sophisticated Ucits funds that could threaten the growth of these new products. Nicholas...

WORKING WITH UCITS: Luxembourg executive roundtable (part 1)

It was meant to reduce the number of funds in Europe but according to our panel, Ucits IV will fail to do so. Christophe Girondel...

WORKING WITH UCITS: Luxembourg executive roundtable (part 2)

In this part the executive panel discuss how Ucits IV influences cross-border distribution and how Aifm already affects alternative investments. Christophe Girondel (Nordea Investment Funds)Jon...

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