Luxembourg 2012

FUND SERVICES: Human capital markets

Heavier regulation, the downturn, and Luxembourg's ambitions in the world of regulated alternative assets are changing its job market. Nick Fitzpatrick reports. Job losses in...

UCITS BRAND: Image is important

Concerns about the Ucits brand are growing among non-European investors and regulators as the continent struggles to resolve its sovereign debt crisis. Stefanie Eschenbacher...

SPECIALISED INVESTMENT FUNDS: Smooth transition

Luxembourg's specialised investment fund concept has been hailed a success. Stefanie Eschenbacher looks at the draft law intended to align these funds with the...

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: This is Asia calling (part 2)

Asia is increasingly concerned about what the eurozone crisis means for Luxembourg's Ucits funds, which are distributed widely in the region. Our panel discusses...

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: This is Asia calling (part 1)

Asia is increasingly concerned about what the eurozone crisis means for Luxembourg's Ucits funds, which are distributed widely in the region. Our panel discusses...

CLEARING AND SETTLEMENT: Who’s pushing the buttons?

Fund issuers will have to make a significant change to how they normally settle if they subscribe to Luxembourg's new central securities depository, finds...

HEDGE FUND ADMINISTRATION: It’s a pleasure doing business

Luxembourg has ambitious plans to double the market share of hedge fund servicing. Stefanie Eschenbacher reports. Even though the number of alternative funds in Luxembourg...

INSIDE VIEW: Standing out from the crowd

Can Luxembourg compete with the likes of Paris and Hong Kong to attract high-quality staff from abroad? Jean-Jacques Picard looks at what it has...

INSIDE VIEW: IT is step in the right direction

Robin Sproull, of Bonaire, looks at regulatory changes affecting Luxembourg and argues that software investment is highly needed. In all pockets of the global economy,...

ROUNDTABLE: Deep impact: how will industry adapt? (part 2)

With at least 27 different pieces of regulation challenging the investment fund sector, our roundtable looks at how participants have been preparing. The panel...

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