Corinne Lamesch, ALFI

Corinne Lamesch

Corinne Lamesch has been the Chair of the ALFI Board of Directors since June 2019. She is a regular speaker at industry events and has been actively participating in conferences and roadshows that ALFI is organising in Luxembourg and across the globe. Corinne is Country Head, Luxembourg at Fidelity International and has over 20 years of experience in the Luxembourg fund industry. She joined the company in 2008 and has also acted as Conducting Officer of Fidelity's International Luxembourg-based management company since 2015.
Previously Corinne worked as a lawyer for Clifford Chance and Allen & Overy, from 1998 to 2008, advising on the Luxembourg and international investment fund industry. Corinne holds two Masters in Law from Université Robert Schuman, Strasbourg and New York University School of Law. She was admitted as a lawyer to the Luxembourg Bar (1999-2008) and to the New York Bar (since 1998).

16.00 - 16.10

ALFI welcome address


16.25 - 16.50

Distribution in Europe and beyond

  • Products
    Globalisation vs specialisation (i.e. the advantages, disadvantages and complementarity of having a global platform for international distribution vs local fund ranges specialised by market)
  • Distribution
    – Where do we see trends in direct retail distribution vs institutional/intermediated distribution, differences by geographies
    – Platform consolidation: with all the consolidation happening in EU platforms, where do we see this going? What is the view on open architecture vs proprietary platforms from Asset Managers?
    – Digitalisation, Innovation: what are the trends influencing the distribution models today and with what target model in mind?
  • Complexity
    KYC/AML focus increase and Distributor Due Diligence: what are the pain points and how does the industry address it?

16.50 - 17.15

Sustainable Finance – Operational impact on the value chain

Explore the end-to-end value chain and see how the emerging sustainable investment regulatory framework could impact your current practices.

  • Investment Management
  • Depositary
  • Audit
  • Governance

17.15-17.30

EU regulatory update: practical aspects and solutions

  • Get Switched On! All you need to know on Luxembourg/EU regulatory evolutions
  • Market trends, regulators’ views and market players’ agenda

15.00 - 15.10

ALFI welcome address


15.30 - 16.00

Distribution in Europe and beyond

  • Products
    Globalisation vs specialisation (i.e. the advantages, disadvantages and complementarity of having a global platform for international distribution vs local fund ranges specialised by market)
  • Distribution
    – Where do we see trends in direct retail distribution vs institutional/intermediated distribution, differences by geographies
    – Platform consolidation: with all the consolidation happening in EU platforms, where do we see this going? What is the view on open architecture vs proprietary platforms from Asset Managers?
    – Digitalisation, Innovation: what are the trends influencing the distribution models today and with what target model in mind?
  • Complexity
    KYC/AML focus increase and Distributor Due Diligence: what are the pain points and how does the industry address it?

16.00 - 16.40

Sustainable Finance – Operational impact on the value chain

Explore the end-to-end value chain and see how the emerging sustainable investment regulatory framework could impact your current practices.

  • Investment Management
  • Depositary
  • Audit
  • Governance

17.00 - 17.40

The Added Value of Real Assets through Luxembourg

  • Understand why Luxembourg is a popular jurisdiction for closed-ended illiquid RE PE Infra or debt funds.
  • Hear how to set it up – what are the various options used by a selection of asset managers.
  • Which considerations do you need to factor in to define your operating model

17.40 - 18.00

EU regulatory update: practical aspects and solutions

  • Get Switched On! All you need to know on Luxembourg/EU regulatory evolutions
  • Market trends, regulators’ views and market players’ agenda