FinReg Outlook 2021
Recorded On: 03/10/2021
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Asset managers from both sides of the Atlantic are offered a timely view on global legislative timelines for 2021, including updates and action plans from regulatory experts. This webinar is aimed at providing information on new developments, regulations, and trends that global asset managers should be tracking for the year ahead.
· Understanding of the EU legislative timeline
· The European agenda for 2021: SFRD and sustainable finance, AIFMD/UCITS review, ELTIFs, fund liquidity risk and liquidity management tools, MMFs, UK/EU cross-marketing after Brexit
· Assessing how asset managers can prepare for regulatory implementation
Lize Griffiths (Moderator)
In her role as Real Estate sector leader for Deloitte Luxembourg and DCE, Lize has the primary responsibility for the real estate services across our audit, tax and consulting functions and driving related business initiatives and activities. She has over 20 years’ experience with a focus on the real estate investment fund sector which includes regulated and unregulated direct real estate funds, property companies and real estate debt funds.
Arendt & Medernach
Claude Niedner is a founding partner of Arendt & Medernach and a member of the firms strategy board. He specialises in investment funds and works in the UCITS, hedge funds and real estate areas. He has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 1993. He is chairman of the Alternative Investments Committee of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI). Claude is chairman of the AIFMD working group of ALFI and has liaised intensively with the public bodies participating in the negotiation process of the directive. Claude is a regular speaker at international conferences on investment funds related topics. He was a lecturer in financial law at the Université Robert Schuman de Strasbourg (France). Prior to joining the Luxembourg Bar, Claude Niedner worked in the capital markets department of a major Luxembourg bank. Claude Niedner holds a Masters degree in law from the Université Robert Schuman de Strasbourg (France) as well as a Masters degree in business administration from the Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC), Paris (France).
Olivia Moessner’s practice concentrates on collective asset management and investment funds.
Olivia advises a number of investment fund promoters and other financial institutions in relation to the set-up and structuring of their Luxembourg investment fund operations. Her practice encompasses a broad range of investment funds (UCITS, UCIs, SIFs and RAIFs) implementing various investments strategies including hedge fund strategies.
Member of numerous working groups of ALFI (Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry) on various key European topics such as UCITS eligible assets, SFTR, ETFs, MIFID, PRIIPs, ELTIFs, money market funds and pension funds.
Member of the Luxembourg Bar since 2001.
Financial Services Leader of PwC Luxembourg, joined the firm in 2003 after 5 years of experience in Audit and Consulting.
Olivier started his career as a Financial Services Consultant and became a Partner in 2009, leading the Regulatory Advisory team since then. He was the PwC Luxembourg Banking Industry Leader from 2014 to 2017 and is member of the Global Asset & Wealth Management Leadership Team.
Olivier has gained a broad experience in the financial services industry, especially in the investment fund and asset servicing industries, leading international engagements for Asset Managers, Wealth Managers and Financial Institutions focusing on operational change, strategic advice and regulatory compliance.
Olivier holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Tax Law and a Master’s degree in Management and Economics Sciences from HEC-University of Liège.
Sandra Crowl is Stewardship Director. Sandra joined Carmignac in 2007. She started her career at Bankers Trust Australia in 1987. In 1991, she transferred to the Paris office to manage the Foreign Exchange team. In 1993, she moved to London office where she was appointed Managing Director for the European Foreign Exchange team. In 2003, she shifted to the fund management industry joining the new hedge fund seeding firm New Alpha Advisers, a subsidiary of the alternative funds boutique ADI. Sandra holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and French from the University of Melbourne. She is also a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA).