Mon 29 Feb 2016 > Tue 1 Mar 2016 | 08:30 | Duration 16:00 | Chambre de Commerce Luxembourg
Courses / Advanced - ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF FUND DIRECTORS
“EVOLVING OBLIGATIONS & PRACTICES OF FUND DIRECTORS”
Description
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF FUNDS DIRECTORS
“EVOLVING OBLIGATIONS & PRACTICES OF FUND DIRECTORS”
Course outline
This seminar is organised by the House of Training, in close cooperation with ILA and ALFI. It will allow members of Board of Directors to identify the best governance practices for funds and to identify and manage conflicts of interest. This interactive seminar includes theoretical basics, presentation on the regulatory novelties by professionals and exchange between participants through the resolution of a specific corporate case.
Course highlights
Although corporate governance is at the centre of most topical debates, members of Boards of Directors of companies and collective investment schemes still tend to underestimate the extent of their legal, regulatory and financial responsibilities.

  • What are the impacts of the new directives and circulars?
  • What are the best governance practices for UCIs?
  • What are the roles of the service providers of the UCIs?
  • How to choose the members of a board of directors?
  • How to cover liability of directors?
  • How to deal with conflicts of interest?
  • How to apply AML regulations and guidelines
The purpose of this seminar will be to comment on these key issues and to consider possible lines of actions.
Benefit of the program
During this seminar, participants will learn more about the following central issues:

  • How to identify and manage conflicts of interests?
  • What are the best governance practices for UCI?
  • What are the roles of the service providers of the UCI?
  • How to choose the members of a board of directors?
  • How to cover liability of directors?
Target audience
A group of 20 to 25 persons representing:

  • Fund and investment management companies’ directors (UCI, UCITS, SIF and SICAR), independent or employed
  • Managers responsible for funds and investment management companies
  • Executives and managers of UCI, SIF, SICAR and investment management companies
  • Executives and managers (legal, domiciliation and compliance services) of service providers, i.e. depository banks, administrative and domiciliary agents
  • Lawyers specialising in asset management
  • Auditors specialising in asset management
  • Other professionals involved in this field (insurance, infrastructure, risk management, etc.)

For past participants of this course, a new refresher course is now available : Alumni Refresher Seminar - Roles & Responsibilities of Fund Directors. The next session of the refresher course will take place on 3 May 2016.
Practical information
  • Course coordinator: House of Training, ILA (Fund Committee), ALFI
  • Language: English
  • Length: 2-day course
  • Venue: chambre de commerce – Luxembourg (parking available at your owm expenses)
  • Participation fee: 1.180,00 € (+ VAT 3%) for ILA members
  • Credited Hours for ILA Certified Directors: 16 hours
  • Registration information: customer@houseoftraining.lu or House of Training website. Should you want to register via your employer, please return the attached professional registration form duly completed to the House of Training.
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