Christophe Douche, Carne Group

Christophe Douche Christophe Douche, is a Director and Conducting Person in charge of the Risk and Compliance within Carne Global Fund Managers (Luxembourg) S.A.. During his past experiences, he has held a number of roles focusing on the risk, compliance and governance areas, overseeing fund risks, regulatory compliance and product development teams. Major projects Christophe has been involved in while include the implementation of Risk and Investment Compliance systems, setting up risk management process documentation for UCITS and alternative funds, as well as implementing the AIFM Directive. Overall, Christophe has more than 20 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. He then moved to RBS Luxembourg S.A. “today FundRock”, where he held many number of roles, being in charge of Risk and Compliance, Regulatory Compliance and Director of the Risk and Operations (COO). Christophe 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).
09.40-10.20

Continuity and stability in a changing environment

Working with moving parts: tax (notably BEPS) regulation, technology, geopolitics etc.
What are the solutions for “business as usual”?


10.50-11.30

PE Structuring trends: the how and why

Structuring funds in an international context, making the best of the Luxembourg toolbox, accommodating demands from international investors: How is it done well?
Parallel structures, master-feeder structures: Why are they used?


11.30-12.00

Brexit: where to from here?


13.35-14.25

Drivers of change for private equity funds' operating models

ALFI PE Survey: Key insights from the PE fund industry perspective in Luxembourg
Operating models are changing under the influence of regulation, cost, automation and digitalisation. How can these models be optimised to deliver on strategy? What is at stake?


14.25-15.15

Parallel Workshop I: The FUTURE of PE in cooperation with


14.25-15.15

Parallel Workshop II: Tax (BEPS, ATAD)

The ever changing tax landscape – How upcoming changes including BEPS and ATAD will impact PE and other alternative investment fund structures


15.45-16.25

Sustainable PE: a value-driven approach in building and managing portfolio companies

Sustainable growth companies increasingly catch investors’ interest through their combination of financial performance and positive impact generation. PE managers incorporate ESG aspects into their investment analysis, decision-making and monitoring.  The impact of sustainability aspects on every phase of the PE deal.


16.25-16.55

Practical insights on how to build an effective RM Function