H.E. Pierre Gramegna, Luxembourg Minister of Finance

H.E. Pierre Gramegna Pierre Gramegna, Luxembourg Minister of Finance Pierre Gramegna was born on April 22, 1958. He is married and has two children. After finishing high school in Luxembourg, he studied law and economics at the University of Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) where he graduated with a degree (Maîtrise) in civil law in 1981 and a degree (Licence) in economics in 1982. Pierre Gramegna also holds a Master of advanced studies in European community law. Since December 2013 Pierre Gramegna is Minister of Finance of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. He was the Director of the Chamber of Commerce of Luxembourg from September 2003 to December 2013. From 2002 to 2003 he has been the Director of International Economic Relations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. From 1996 until 2002, he was Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Luxembourg to Japan.
08.50-09.10

Government keynote address


9.25-10.10

Panel discussion - View from the C-Suite

The asset management industry is experiencing a set of unprecedented structural shifts.
These include; a shift in responsibility for long-term savings from state to employer to employee, the value for money of active management being questioned by stakeholders, significant fee compression, an increasing customer propensity to buy products through digital channels, the use of analytics and artificial intelligence to make better investment decisions and increasing expectation that institutional shareholders should exercise greater stewardship over investment decisions.

How should the asset management industry respond?

Three senior Asset Management executives together with the Chairperson of ALFI provide insights into the future of the Asset Management industry


10.10-10.40

Part I - Crypto currencies and their relevance to Asset Management


11.30-11.55

Part III - A checkpoint on reality in assessing whether investor protection lines of defence can keep pace and be more effectively enabled through technology

Transformational technology; what does it mean for control functions


12.05 - 12.35

The evolving role and profile of the Regulator

As Asset Management evolves, embraces new technology and shifts its own paradigms, how is the role of Regulator adapting to these changes? We will hear from experts representing both the CSSF and the FCA, specialising in preparing the regulator for such change and adapting to regulate the Asset Manager of tomorrow


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