Christophe Douche, FundRock Management Company S.A.

Christophe Douche Christophe has been with FundRock since 2007. In this time he has held a number of roles focusing on the risk, compliance and governance areas, overseeing risk, fund and regulatory compliance teams. Major projects Christophe has been involved in while at FundRock include overseeing the operational risk and corporate secretariat departments, the implementation of FundRock’s current compliance system, setting up the risk management process documentation, as well as implementing the AIFM Directive. Overall, Christophe has more than 18 years’ experience in the financial industry. He began his career at Natixis Private Banking Luxembourg S.A., where he was in charge of the Depository Bank for in-house funds. After six years, he moved to State Street Bank Luxembourg S.A. as the Fund Compliance Manager where he implemented the UCITS III regulation into the compliance system. Christoph holds a Master in Finance and Bachelor of Economics from the University and Professional institute Nancy II and is a member of various market association working groups, including the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) and the Association Luxembourgeoise des Compliance Officers (ALCO). Christophe is also a conducting officer.
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

13.35-14.20

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
  • Christophe Douche

    Christophe Douche Chief Operating Officer and Conducting Officer FundRock Management Company S.A.

  • Denise Voss

    Denise Voss Chairman Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI)