Special Reports

  • Introduction

    17 Apr 2013

    Situated at the very heart of Europe, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg offers a haven of stability and solidarity in a continent that is racked by crisis and uncertainty

  • Luxembourg: all to play for

    17 Apr 2013

    Luxembourg has built a highly successful brand in the asset management industry – helped by a degree of economic, political and social stability that is the envy of many of its eu peers. Can the grand duchy replicate its success in the ucits space over the past 25 years in the wider alternative investment fund management arena?

  • Will AIFMD be the game-changer?

    17 Apr 2013

    What will the introduction of the controversial aifm directive and the tidal wave of new regulation aimed at the alternative investment industry in the eu mean for asset management centres like luxembourg? What are the pros and cons?

  • Winners and losers in a new era

    17 Apr 2013

    New regulations on both sides of the Atlantic have caused a flurry of fund re-domiciliations, with some managers opting to move to regulated centres. The jury is still out on onshore and offshore structures. but increasingly the trend appears to be moving towards fund co-domiciliations rather than ‘re-dom’

  • Future is bright, if Lux gets it right

    17 Apr 2013

    More start-up alternative funds are opting to launch in Luxembourg than ever before, attracted by the successful and flexible sif structure – while the duchy could also be a major beneficiary of the growing demand for regulated funds

  • Challenges for service providers

    17 Apr 2013

    Luxembourg’s wealth of experienced financial and fund service providers is one of the Grand Duchy’s chief assets. but how well prepared is the professional services community for the challenges of the new asset management regulatory world – and what effects will the new requirements have on users and service providers?

  • Launching an onshore fund in Luxembourg

    17 Apr 2013

    What are the options for fund managers looking to set up an onshore fund in Luxembourg? and what are the merits and drawbacks of the various options?

  • Sponsors

    17 Apr 2013