What keeps Luxembourg up at night?

Operational Risk
02 Aug, 2016

With the current volatility in the markets you would expect that fund managers have enough to concern them without considering the risks associated with the safekeeping of their funds’ assets.

Luxembourg and Belgium introduce further AIFMD reporting requirements

The decision by regulators in Belgium and Luxembourg to require non-EU alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs) distributing non-EU feeder AIFs through national private placement regimes to include the master fund in their Annex IV reporting is yet another example of the challenges facing fund distribution.

Posted on: 28 Apr, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

A bright future for the asset management industry

COOConnect spoke to ALFI Chairman Marc Saluzzi at the ALFI London Conference on 21 April 2015 about his time as the Chairman of the organisation, the challenges faced and the regulatory focus upon the fund industry.

Posted on: 28 Apr, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

Summary of the Association of Luxembourg Funds (ALFI) Conference, Luxembourg

Here are the key points from the March 2015 Association of Luxembourg Funds (ALFI) Conference in Luxembourg.

Posted on: 26 Mar, 2015
Posted in: Feature

New lines of business can be developed as TA revenues fall

David Moffat, Group Executive at International Financial Data Services, discusses the new lines of business that can be developed as TA revenues fall, the ways in which funds can be bought, and the impact of MiFID II on their business, during the ITAS conference in Luxembourg.

Posted on: 12 Mar, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

ALFI European Alternative Investment Funds Conference - a summary

Here is a summary of some of the key issues at the Association of the Luxembourg Funds Industry (ALFI) alternative investment conference.

Posted on: 28 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

BNP Paribas unveils Annex IV reporting service

BNP Paribas Securities Services has launched an outsourced reporting service for firms filing their Annex IV under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Posted on: 23 Oct, 2014

Half of managers yet to apply for AIFMD authorisation, survey finds

Nearly half of all alternative investment fund managers have yet to apply for authorisation with their national regulators under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) despite the rules coming into play next week.

Posted on: 14 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

GAIM Monaco: Gibraltar confident of growth in AIFM applications despite slow start

The number of AIFMs seeking to domicile in Gibraltar is likely to grow despite a somewhat static start. 

Posted on: 17 Jun, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Opportunities and challenges for Luxembourg

Luxembourg, as a fund domicile, is one seemingly at a crossroads.  The implications of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) on the city-state, domicile of choice for a sizeable percentage of the onshore funds industry, could

Posted on: 25 Mar, 2014
Posted in: Regulation


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