COMMITTEES

1. LEGAL COMMITTEE

  • Examine and address legal and/or regulatory issues and elaborate proposals to improve the Luxembourg legal and/or regulatory framework for the implementation of investment as well as management and advisory functions (i.e., managers, advisors or general partners of private equity and venture capital investment structures)
  • Develop recommendations to further improve the attractiveness of Luxembourg as a centre to domicile, administer and/or manage regulated and non-regulated private equity and venture capital funds and investment, acquisition or financing vehicles or funds
  • Support LPEA in addressing request of Invest Europe and other associations
  • Support LPEA in addressing request of the CSSF and other authorities such as the European Commission
  • Liaise and coordinate industry actions and initiatives with the ALFI PE&VC Working Group, if and when necessary.
  • Examine all AIFMD related issues and their impact on Luxembourg based private equity and venture capital stakeholders and parties (i.e., managers, advisors or general partners of private equity and venture capital investment structure, services providers).
  • Develop recommendations to improve the attractiveness of Luxembourg in the context of AIFMD as a centre to domicile, administer and/or manage regulated and non-regulated private equity and venture capital funds and investment, acquisition or financing vehicles or funds.

The “Legal” Committee leaders are:

Katia Panichi | Elvinger Hoss

Gautier Laurent | Cinven Luxembourg

Stephane Pesch | LPEA coordinator

The “Legal” Committee is composed of following sub-groups, led by:

  • AML (Pieter Leguit | Loyens & Loeff)
  • AIFMD review (Manfred Dietrich | Norton Rose Fulbright & Robert Brimeyer | Alter Domus)
  • Company law reform (Renaud Graas| Van Campen Liem)
  • RAIF law (Silke Bernard | Linklaters & Pierre Reuter | Hogan Lovells)
  • Legal – Young Private Equity Leaders/YPEL (Daniel Krauspenhaar | Luther & Dusan Gladovic | BCEE)

2. TAX COMMITTEE

The objectives of the “Tax” Committee are:

  • Examine all tax issues and elaborate proposals to improve the Luxembourg tax framework for the implementation of investment structures as well as management and advisory functions (i.e., managers, advisors or general partners of private equity and venture capital investment structures)
  • Develop recommendations to further improve the attractiveness of Luxembourg as a centre to domicile, administer and/or manage regulated and non-regulated private equity and venture capital funds and investment, acquisition or financing vehicles or funds
  • Support LPEA in addressing request of Invest Europe and other associations
  • Support LPEA in addressing request of the CSSF and other authorities such as the European Commission
  • Liaise and coordinate industry actions and initiatives with the ALFI PE&VC Working Group, if and when necessary

The “Tax” Committee leaders are:

Giuliano Bidoli | BC Partners

Martin Hollywood | PwC

Stephane Pesch | LPEA coordinator

Following “Tax” sub-groups are also available and led by:

  • Tax – YPEL (Steve Idrissou | AtoZ)
  • Tax – VAT (Marie-Isabelle Richardin | PwC)

3. MARKET PRACTICE & OPERATIONS COMMITTEE (former Accounting & Valuation)

The objectives of the “Market Practice &
Operations” Committee are:

  • Develop recommendations to improve the attractiveness of Luxembourg as a center to domicile, administer and/or manage regulated and non-regulated private equity and venture capital funds and investment, acquisition or financing vehicles or funds. The Committee will address legal and/or regulatory issues and to elaborate proposals to improve the legal and/or regulatory framework in respect of all accounting and valuation related issues.
  • Support LPEA in addressing request of Invest Europe and other associations.
  • Support LPEA in addressing request of the CSSF and other authorities such as the European Commission.
  • Liaise and coordinate industry actions and initiatives with the ALFI PE&VC Working Group, if and when necessary.

The “Market Practice & Operations” Committee leaders are:

Laurianne Delaunay | Marguerite Adviser

Alexis Wolf | KPMG

Stephane Pesch | LPEA coordinator

Following “Market Practice & Operations” sub-group is also available and led by:

  • Risk Management (Alan Picone | KPMG & Hakan Yar | BC Partners)

4. CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE (former Market Intelligence)

The objectives of the “Central Intelligence” Committee are:

  • Collect market intelligence and market statistics in order to improve the attractiveness of Luxembourg as center to domicile, administer and/or manage regulated and non-regulated private equity and venture capital funds and investment, acquisition or financing vehicles or funds
  • Support LPEA in addressing request of Invest Europe and other associations
  • Support LPEA in addressing request of the CSSF and other authorities such as the European Commission
  • Liaise and coordinate industry actions and initiatives with the ALFI PE&VC Working Group, if and when necessary

The “Central Intelligence” Committee leaders are:

Andrea Montresori | PwC

Arnaud Bon | Deloitte

Stephane Pesch | LPEA coordinator

5. PROMOTION SOUNDING BOARD (former Promotion Committee)

The objectives of the “Promotion
Sounding Board” are:
  • Develop recommendations to improve the attractiveness of Luxembourg as a centre to domicile, administer and/or manage regulated and non-regulated private equity and venture capital funds and investment, acquisition or financing vehicles or funds. The Committee will undertake a combination of marketing and promotion activities in the broadest sense
  • Prepare special marketing and information brochures
  • Support to LPEA in respect of all LPEA marketing and promotion activities alone or in combination with other organisations such as Luxembourg For Finance, etc.
  • Liaise and coordinate industry actions and initiatives with the ALFI PE&VC Working Group, if and when necessary

The “Promotion Sounding Board” leaders are:

Natacha Oskian | Allen & Overy

Carmen von Nell-Breuning | EY

Luis Galveias | LPEA coordinator