Freddy Brausch is the Managing Partner of Linklaters LLP in Luxembourg and has been a partner in the Investment Management Group since 1985.
He sits on several advisory committees and is a permanent member of the “Haut Comité de Place”, a think tank set up by the Luxembourg Ministry of Finance.
UCITSindex.com: As the implementation of UCITS V is getting closer: what are the relevant dates and key areas to keep an eye on?
Freddy Brausch: As you may know, the UCITS V Directive was published in the Official Journal on 28 August 2014 and became effective from 17 September 2014. It will have to be implemented before March 2016 and Luxembourg is intending to be a fast mover in that area as in previous cases. A draft law is already available. The law should be adopted by the end of this year. It is presently held back by the delays encountered in respect of Level 2 measures. Read More