Karen L. Anderberg
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The likelihood of a "hard" Brexit poses many challenges for fund managers launching, marketing and distributing fund products in Europe. Nonetheless, funds have many options when it comes to cross-border transactions. Redomiciling a fund is far from the sole- or even the most obvious- choice. With a nuanced grasp of several structuring and regulatory options available in Europe, fund managers can make good use of opportunities available in Ireland, Luxembourg, Germany and other jurisdictions.
This article, the first in a two-part series presents the points raised concerning structuring considerations in light of the impending Brexit, as well as the viability of Luxembourg as a domicile for managers to access E.U markets.