Camille Thommes, Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI)

Camille Thommes Camille Thommes is the Director General of ALFI, the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry. He joined the association back in 2007. Before ALFI, Camille Thommes was in in charge of the Investment Fund Department at the State and Savings Bank, Luxembourg (BCEE) from 2001-2006, after holding various senior positions in the Securities & Custody department since 1993. He started his professional career in 1986 at Banque Générale du Luxembourg (now BGL-BNP Paribas) where he held positions in the Securities and Custody Division. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Luxembourg Supervisory Authority (CSSF) and a member of the Consultative Committee for Prudential Regulation. Camille is also a member of the High-Level Committee of the Financial Centre set up by the Ministry of Finance. Furthermore, he represents ALFI at the Board of Directors of the European Fund and Asset Management association (EFAMA) and is a Board member of PROFIL SA and XBRL asbl. Camille holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University Louis Pasteur in Strasbourg (France), completed the Accelerated Development Program at the London Business School and accomplished traineeships in London and New York. A Luxembourg native, Camille is fluent in English, French and German.

Agenda

9.00-9.15

Welcome and introduction

  • Camille Thommes

    Camille Thommes Director General Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI)


9.20-10.20

CEO Panel – The future value proposition of the asset management industry

Brexit, the rise of populism, and enduring low interest environment, the threat of climate change, changing investor demand….
What are the impacts of major geopolitical and macro-economic trends on our daily business?
Do we have to change our mid-to long term strategies?
Is the role of asset management changing?
This panel will discuss the importance, or not, to adapt to stay fit for purpose


10.50-11.35

Luxembourg – EU Hub for Alternative Investments


11.35-12.20

Distribution Evolution

Post-MiFIDII, PRIIPS, FinTech etc.: regulatory and digital developments thoroughly impact fund distribution. So what exactly lies ahead?


14.00-15.00

UCITS INNOVATION WORKSHOP

The UCITS vehicle is over 30 years old, and considered “mature”. But new features, structures and management techniques continue to evolve. This workshop will feature practical case studies of Fund Managers on their solutions to resolving business issues or seizing market opportunities, including the use of hedge-fund type strategies, through innovative structuring of their UCITS or management process.


14.00-15.00

PRIVATE EQUITY WORKSHOP

The workshop will highlight the different tools and types of structures available in Luxembourg through the testimony of locally established GPs with experience in pre and post AIFMD. The session will also welcome the views of placement agents to guide the audience through today’s preferences of investors and will conclude with an interactive debate on the future of PE in Luxembourg


15.00-16.00

RESPONSIBLE INVESTING WORKSHOP

COP 23 – Climate financing – the big picture
Recent regulatory and market developments in sustainable finance in Europe
The Roadmap towards a Sustainable Finance Centre in Luxembourg
The opportunities of SDGs in asset management


15.00-16.00

REAL ESTATE WORKSHOP

Deep dive into the SIF, the RAIF and Special Limited Partnerships: vehicle selection, setup process, sourcing capital, strategy and operations, administering and reporting


Agenda

9.00-9.15

Welcome and introduction

  • Camille Thommes

    Camille Thommes Director General Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI)


9.20-10.20

The future value proposition of the asset management industry

Brexit, the rise of populism, and enduring low interest environment, the threat of climate change, changing investor demand….
What are the impacts of major geopolitical and macro-economic trends on our daily business?
Do we have to change our mid-to long term strategies?
Is the role of asset management changing?
This panel will discuss the importance, or not, to adapt to stay fit for purpose


10.50-11.35

Luxembourg – EU Hub for Alternative Investments


11.35-12.20

Distribution Evolution

Post-MiFIDII, PRIIPS, FinTech etc.: regulatory and digital developments thoroughly impact fund distribution. So what exactly lies ahead?


14.00-15.00

UCITS INNOVATION WORKSHOP

The UCITS vehicle is over 30 years old, and considered “mature”. But new features, structures and management techniques continue to evolve. This workshop will feature practical case studies of Fund Managers
on their solutions to resolving business issues or seizing market opportunities, including the use of hedgefund type strategies, through innovative structuring of their UCITS or management process.


14.00-15.00

PRIVATE EQUITY WORKSHOP

The workshop will highlight the different tools and types of structures available in Luxembourg through the
testimony of locally established GPs with experience in pre and post AIFMD. The session will also welcome
the views of placement agents to guide the audience through today’s preferences of investors and will
conclude with an interactive debate on the future of PE in Luxembourg


15.00-16.00

RESPONSIBLE INVESTING WORKSHOP

COP 23 – Climate financing – the big picture
Recent regulatory and market developments in sustainable finance in Europe
The Roadmap towards a Sustainable Finance Centre in Luxembourg
The opportunities of SDGs in asset management


15.00-16.00

REAL ESTATE WORKSHOP

Deep dive into the SIF, the RAIF and Special Limited Partnerships: vehicle selection, setup process, sourcing
capital, strategy and operations, administering and reporting


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