Catherine Pogorzelski, DLA Piper

Catherine Pogorzelski Catherine Pogorzelski is the Country Managing Partner of DLA Piper Luxembourg and co-Head of the firm’s global Investment Management and Funds practice. Catherine advises fund managers and investors on the structuring and formation of and investment into alternative investment funds, particularly within the private equity, real estate and debt funds sectors. Her practice also includes assisting clients in connection with funds and general regulatory matters, general corporate law and in particular transactional work relating to investment funds and investment management related financial services. She also assists on all legal aspects impacting alternative investment fund managers, funds management entities and their service providers, including funds cross-border distribution and investment management operator structuring, regulatory compliance and ongoing activities. Catherine is a founding member and member of the board of directors of Dress For Success Luxembourg, Co-Chair of the Legal Committee of LPEA and an active member of ALFI.

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”?


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?

  • Diala Minott

    Diala Minott Partner, Corporate Department Paul Hastings (Europe) LLP

  • Torsten Ries

    Torsten Ries Head Private Equity / Real Estate VP Fund Solutions


Brexit: where to from here?


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?


Parallel Workshop I: The FUTURE of PE in cooperation with


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


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.


Practical insights on how to build an effective RM Function