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MDO Management Company are sponsoring SuperReturn International 2018

October 27, 2017

We are delighted to announce that MDO Management Company are sponsoring SuperReturn International 2018, the world’s largest global private equity and venture capital event taking place at the InterContinental Hotel, Berlin from 26th February – 1st March 2018.

Sandrine Dubois joins The Directors' Office as Independent Director, October 2017

October 23, 2017

The Directors’ Office, Luxembourg’s leading practice of independent directors, is delighted to welcome Sandrine Dubois who joins as Partner in October 2017. 

11th Private Roundtable – a forum for frank and open exchange of views

October 13, 2017

MDO Management Company and The Directors’ Office would like to thank their clients and colleagues in the Luxembourg fund service industry for contributing their time, expertise and knowledge to the high quality discussions in the 11th Private Roundtable.  Our speakers and panellists included:

David Arendt, The Directors’ Office, Silke Bernard, Linklaters, Hans Böhm, ResponsAbility, Kai Braun, EY, Olivier Carré, PwC, Riccardo de Tufo, MDO, Pall Eyjolfsson, MDO, Luc Frieden, Elvinger Hoss, Richard Goddard, The Directors’ Office, Graham Goodhew, Independent Director, Patrick Goodman, Innpact, Sheenagh Gordon-Hart, The Directors’ Office, Joseph Huggard, Consultant, Kim Kirsch, MDO, John Li, The Directors’ Office, Garry Pieters, The Directors’ Office, Jean-Florent Richard, Alan Ridgway, The Directors’ Office, BNP, Frank Schaffer, RBC, Henning Schwabe, Arendt & Medernach, Eduard van Wijk, The Directors’ Office, Martin Vogel, CEO MDO and Yves Wagner, The Directors’ Office.

#CelebratingLuxembourg

September 6, 2017

Yves Wagner,  co-founder and Partner of The Directors' Office, speaks to Paperjam as part of their #CelebratingLuxembourg  series of articles.

Battle for UK fund board seats on the cards

July 19, 2017

A battle for UK fund board seats is set to start as governance firms respond to the local regulator’s plans to require independent directors to sit on fund managers’ boards.

Richard Goddard, Partner at The Directors' Office, speaker on Finance Sector Corporate Governance, Chișinău in Moldova

June 2, 2017

In July 2017, Richard Goddard, Partner of The Directors' Office, will be delivering a series of lectures on Finance Sector Corporate Governance in Chișinău in Moldova.

MDO Management Company at the FundForum International 2017 conference, Berlin

May 30, 2017

MDO Management Company will  once more be at the FundForum International conference, held this year in Berlin.  

Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference 25th May 2017

May 19, 2017

Sheenagh Gordon-Hart, Partner at The Directors' Office, will be hosting a panel at the Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference, to be held in Dublin on 25th May 2017.

David Arendt joins The Directors’ Office as Partner

May 15, 2017

The Directors’ Office, Luxembourg’s leading practice of independent directors, is delighted to welcome David Arendt who joins as Partner in May 2017. 

MDO Management Company - migration to Bloomberg ERISK

May 5, 2017

All funds under MDO Management Company have been migrated to ERISK, Bloomberg’s risk calculation and investment compliance system enabling us to further improve our risk analytics and to enhance our communication and reporting capabilities.

MDO: thinking ahead for you

April 5, 2017

Martin Vogel, CEO of MDO Management Company and Partner of The Directors' Office, explains the importance of choosing the right management company for an investment fund and outlines its role and duties. 

Sheenagh Gordon-Hart, Partner of The Directors' Office, speaker at the MackayWilliams Distribution Dialogue

March 20, 2017

Sheenagh Gordon-Hart, Partner of The Directors' Office, spoke at the MackayWilliams Distribution Dialogues in Paris and London on 21st and 23rd March respectively.

ILA: Boot Camp, Fundamentals of Corporate Governance

March 20, 2017

Richard Goddard, spoke at the ILA: Bootcamp, Fundamentals of Corporate Governance at the Chamber of Commerce.

Yves Wager, Partner of The Directors' Office writes in Paperjam

February 17, 2017

Dr Yves Wagner,  Partner of The Directors' Office, writes on the accelerating convergence of economies towards populism.

Richard Goddard, Partner at The Directors' Office, speaker on Finance Sector Corporate Governance, Skopje, Macedonia

December 19, 2016

In December 2016, Richard Goddard, Partner of The Directors' Office , delivered a series of lectures on Finance Sector Corporate Governance in Skopje, Macedonia.

MDO Management Company Luxembourg to establish a branch in Ireland

December 9, 2016

MDO Management Company Luxembourg to establish a branch in Ireland.

Martin Vogel, CEO of MDO Management Company said, “We are delighted to announce that we are opening a branch of our award winning Luxembourg based management company in Ireland, to provide a comprehensive range of fund services to existing and new clients.” 

MDO Management Company and The Directors’ Office - 10th Private Roundtable

October 26, 2016

MDO Management Company and The Directors’ Office marked the occasion of their 10th Private Roundtable on 26th October 2016.

Martin Vogel writes in Investment FUNDS

September 15, 2016

Martin Vogel writes in Investment FUNDS special edition of the Luxembourger Wort marking the ALFI Global Distribution Conference September 2016

Sheenagh Gordon-Hart, Partner at The Directors’ Office, took part in Funds Europe's panel on MIFID II

September 14, 2016

Sheenagh Gordon-Hart, Partner at The Directors’ Office, took part in Funds Europe's panel on MIFID II.

The panel, entitled, "MiFID II: Following the direction of travel," examined many of the issues surrounding MiFID II.

MDO Management Company ready for RAIFs

August 24, 2016

In July 2016, Luxembourg introduced new type of Luxembourg investment vehicle named the Reserved Alternative Investment Fund ("RAIF"). The RAIF will be an Alternative Investment Fund ("AIF") managed by an external authorised Alternative Investment Fund Manager ("AIFM").