Hermann Beythan, Linklaters LLP

Hermann Beythan Hermann is the head of┬áthe Investment Management group of Linklaters Luxembourg where he has been a partner since 1998. Besides his decades-long UCITS practice, he is renowned for his work on cross-border financial services regulation, international private placements and outsourcing arrangements. He advises on the structuring of complex alternative investment fund set-ups and socially responsible fund structures. He is further active in several industry committees (ABBL/ALFI/CSSF) and a regular conference speaker.  
09.55-10.40

Round Table Discussion - Risk Management: a key pillar of the governance model

  • Risk management models
  • Roles & responsibilities of the ManCo Board
  • Relation between Board of Funds and ManCo
  • Roles & responsibilities of the Conducting Officers
  • Local substance requirements
  • Parent Companies/Branches/Subsidiaries
  • Risk Management, compliance & internal Audit

13.30-13.35

Introduction by the Chairman of the afternoon session


13.35-14.20

BREAKOUT SESSION 1: Stress testing & VaR model backtesting C.S.I. - Practitioners thoughts


14.50-15.50

Delegation & Oversight - Current thinking & possible scenarios for UK based Asset Managers

  • Investment Management – role of the investment advisor
  • Central administration (Accounting,TA)
  • Marketing & Distribution
  • Custodian/Depositary
  • ESMA-General principles on supervisory approach to relocations from UK
  • ALFI guidelines:Principles of the oversight of financial
    intermediaries

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