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

Denise Voss Denise Voss is the Chairman of ALFI, the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry. Denise is Conducting Officer of Franklin Templeton Investments, she has worked in the financial industry in Luxembourg since 1990. She joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1995 and is currently Conducting Officer and board member of Franklin Templeton International Services S.à r.l., a Luxembourg-based management company, managing both UCITS and AIFs, in and outside of the EU. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments, she worked in the audit division of Coopers & Lybrand in Boston, USA and Luxembourg for over 9 years. Denise holds a Massachusetts C.P.A. license and obtained an undergraduate degree from Tufts University, as well as a master’s degree in accountancy from Bentley College.
09.00-09.20

Opening speech

  • Denise Voss

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


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)


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