6.1%

forcast annual inflation rate for 2022

+9 points

for business Confidence in Luxembourg

1.6%

for financial services prices at the end of March 2022

8th rank
in the European Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) for Luxembourg

All the news that’s fit to browse - April 2022

Associations

Carine Feipel (ILA): Committing to Good Governance

 The Luxembourg Institute of Directors (ILA) stands out as the “Voice of Governance in Luxembourg,” says Carine Feipel, Chair of the institute that rises to challenges of ensuring good governance in all business structures. Interview.  Can you describe your association in a few words? The Luxembourg Institute of Directors has existed since 2005 and works …

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Fabio Morvilli (Italo-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce): 32 years of Networking

Founder and Honorary President of the CCIL for three decades, President of the Belgian-Italian Chamber of Commerce and Consul for San Marino, Fabio Morvilli updates us on the evolution of the CCIL. Interview. Could you tell us about the activities of the CCIL in a few words? ​The “Camera di Commercio Italo-Lussemburghe” is constantly evolving. …

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Golf-Club Grand Ducal: Plus qu’un sport, une passion

Depuis sa création  le Golf-Club Grand-Ducal a connu bien des changements et compte aujourd’hui plus de 1000 membres. Pour son président Bernard Clasen, le Golf-Club Grand-Ducal est avant tout une histoire de famille. La création L’histoire commence en 1934 avec la création de la Société Immobilière du Golf SA par un groupe d’hommes d’affaires, sous …

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Jean-Paul Olinger, Nicola Simons (UEL): The state budget in perspective

Many countries envy Luxembourg’s budgetary situation, say Jean-Paul Olinger and Nicola Simons, respectively director and economic adviser of the UEL. Despite everything, comparatively speaking and over the medium term, it remains in the black. Viral infection of public finances  Economic activity slowed by the measures taken to stem the spread of Covid-19, as well as …

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Denise Voss & Sachin S Vankalas (LuxFLAG): Seal for sustainability

The Luxembourg Finance Labelling Agency (LuxFLAG) is an independent and international non-profit organization, founded in 2006, which aims to promote the raising of capital for the sustainable investment sector by awarding a recognizable label to eligible investment products. Interview with Denise Voss and Sachin S Vankalas, respectively Chairwoman and General Manager of LuxFLAG. What are …

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Pascal Rapallino (LAFO): Supporting Private Wealth Businesses

Since his arrival, the new President of LAFO, Pascal Rapallino, has given himself two priorities: To strengthen and revitalize his network. By uniting the largest number of private wealth players around the association, LAFO intends to create a focus for private wealth professions with its ecosystem in the Luxembourg financial center and abroad. Can you …

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Alan Dundon (L3A): A Rising Responsibly for Real Assets Regulation

Alan Dundon, the President of the Luxembourg Alternative Administrators Association, says representing members in the “real assets” sector among fund and corporate services firms helps L3A reflect a cross-section of finance industry views on how to react to challenges and opportunities arising from continuing changes in the business and regulatory environments. Can you describe L3A in …

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Francois Masquelier (ATEL): ESG in Money Market Funds, why not?

Francois Masquelier, Chairman of the Luxembourg Association of Corporate Treasurers (ATEL) and CEO of SimplyTreasury shares his views on how MMF can motivate companies and issuers to become more socially responsible and to search for sustainability.  ESG and MMF Money Market Funds (MMF) can also adapt in response to Environment, Societal and Governance factors (ESG). …

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Michael Derwael (ALRiM): Plumbing for liquidity crises

New insights into the multifaceted nature of liquidity risk were required when asset managers confronted the Covid-19 pandemic. However, Michael Derwael, Board Member at ARLiM and Global Independent Risk Management Officer at MFS Investment Management, says existing guidance and familiarity with a risk management toolbox allowed the industry to navigate a way through the crisis. …

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