Luxembourg Annual Conference

October 20, 2022
Philharmonie, 1, Place de L'Europe, L-1499 Luxembourg

Dechert's annual investment funds conference in Luxembourg will return in 2022 to an in-person format on 20 October at The Philharmonie, Luxembourg.

Please join our partners from multiple jurisdictions and practice groups for a morning of networking and insight into the latest opportunities and challenges shaping the funds landscape.


9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 
Registration and breakfast

9:30 a.m. – 9:35 a.m. 
Welcome remarks

9:35 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
Panel 1: Focus on liquidity and other regulatory protective initiatives and retailization of alternative asset classes – How does this fit together in the new green world of SFDR?
The panel will discuss the regulatory focus on liquidity and other measures to protect financial systems and ensure investors’ protection under AIFMD II including the harmonized framework for credit funds in comparison to the contemplated changes in the ELTIF Regulation and the general trend to retailization of the alternative asset classes in light of SFDR. Jennifer W. Han from the MFA will give the view from the U.S. on these topics.

10:20 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.  
Sanctions – What asset managers and service providers need to know

10:40 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.  
Coffee break

11:10 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. 
Panel 2: Securitization reform – the path to develop CLOs in Luxembourg
The panel will discuss the reform of Luxembourg securitization vehicles and how CLOs can be developed in Luxembourg by considering tax impacts and by comparing with the CLO practice outside of Luxembourg.

11:45 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.  
Panel 3: Initiatives to regulate the digital asset class in the EU and the U.S.
The panel will discuss initiatives to regulate the digital asset classes in the EU and the U.S. – The panel will also discuss how MiCA fits into AIFMD and MiFID.

12:40 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.    
Key tax challenges

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.    
Networking lunch

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