Lou Kiesch, Deloitte

Lou Kiesch Lou joined Deloitte in November 2001 as Director in the Investment Management Services department, where he currently heads up the Compliance and Regulatory Practice. Since 1st June 2005, he is a partner within Deloitte’s Investment Management Services. Lou has a work experience of more than 20 years within the financial industry gained in Luxembourg, London, Frankfurt and Paris. Prior to joining Deloitte, Lou was with Allianz Asset Management and Fidelity Investments where he was in charge of the Continental European Compliance Department. Lou is co-founder of the Luxembourg Compliance Officer’s Association (ALCO) where he occupied the role of Vice President until April 2003. He is a member of different ALFI working groups and chairs ALFI’s committee for International Distribution. He is furthermore Vice-President of the ALFI Regulatory Board. He is since June 2009 member of the ALFI Board.



Redefining the Asset Management operating model: a roundtable discussion with the CEOs of leading European Asset Management Associations

The global Asset Management is facing a number of key challenges including increasing fee and margin compression, an ever increasing winner-take-all phenomenon, accompanied by digital innovation. Delivering innovative products to respond to macroeconomic factors, demographic changes, growing focus on the environmental and sustainability agenda:

How should the sector respond to these challenges?



A European regulatory outlook

An interview with ESMA & EFAMA


Chairperson's introduction


Minding the gap - Diversity in Asset Management

The case for diversity is clear. Efforts are underway to improve representation in the Asset Management industry.

What does that mean for the organisation and for the performance of the business? Does gender diversity also bring benefits to end investors?


Entering the millenial era- the changing face of European Asset Management

Global cross-border Asset Managers discuss 30 years in the making to today’s AM world, the ”next generation of Asset Management”  and the evolving operating models.


Dispelling the Myths of Securities Lending for UCITS Funds

Securities Lending (“SecLending”) is a big business . Leading Asset Servicers have been providing this service to the fund industry for many years, yet it still remains an unspoken topic. So, where do UCITS funds sit in this industry?

A roundtable discussion with the full spectrum of the securities lending value chain, focusing on UCITS structures and their participation in securities lending programmes  


Master of Ceremony and Chairperson’s wrap up and closing remarks

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