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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").

MDO's Brexit Statement

June 23, 2016

We have all been inundated with e mails and briefings following the UK’s referendum result.  We are now in uncharted territory and there is great uncertainty in the short term and even more so in the medium and long term. 

Sheenagh Gordon-Hart joins The Directors’ Office as Partner

June 15, 2016

The Directors’ Office, Luxembourg’s leading practice of independent directors, is delighted to welcome Sheenagh Gordon-Hart who joins as Partner in June 2016.

MDO Management Company awarded the ‘Independent Fund Management Company of the Year, Luxembourg’.

May 20, 2016

MDO Management Company is proud to announce that it has been awarded the ‘Independent Fund Management Company of the Year, Luxembourg’ by the European as part of their Global Banking and Finance Awards 2016. 

MDO Management Company can now act as AIFM and carry out portfolio management for real estate and fund of funds.

April 29, 2016

MDO is delighted to announce its planned expansion of its Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) license has been approved by the CSSF.   MDO can now act as AIFM and carry out portfolio management for real estate and fund of funds. 

Interview with Martin Vogel, CEO of MDO Management Company

April 15, 2016

Martin Vogel, CEO, 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.

Martin Vogel, CEO of MDO is interviewed on the new MiFID II rules

January 20, 2016

Martin Vogel, CEO of third-party management company provider MDO, says the fund industry is under pressure from the new MiFID II rules on distributor remuneration, but Luxembourg’s future should remain bright as long as it maintains its competitiveness as a fund hub.

MDO's 9th Private Roundtable

September 17, 2015

MDO’s 9th Private Roundtable was held on 17th September 2015 at the Kikuoka. 

MDO Management Company, the first third party Luxembourg Management Company to gain the SOC report.

June 1, 2015

We are pleased to announce that MDO Management Company has recently finalised the Service Organisation Controls (SOC) report making us the first third party Management Company in Luxembourg to have gained this important certification. 

MDO Management Company to sponsor the 25th annual FundForum International 2015 conference

April 20, 2015

We are delighted to announce that MDO Management Company is sponsoring the 25th annual FundForum International 2015 conference, recognised as the world’s largest asset management event bringing together 1200 asset managers, fund selectors and distributors under one roof.

Now available - Executive Summary of the 2014 ILA / PwC Luxembourg Fund Governance Survey

February 1, 2015

Now available – Executive Summary of the 2014 ILA / PwC Luxembourg Fund Governance SurveyWe are pleased to present to you the Executive Summary of the 2014 Luxembourg Fund Governance Survey  ...

MDO Management Company granted AIFM approval in Luxembourg

May 12, 2014

MDO is delighted to announce it has been approved as an Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) by the CSSF. “AIFM approval is a major milestone for MDO,” said Martin Vogel, CEO of MDO. “We can...

AIFM services update

April 15, 2014

MDO Management Company is delighted to announce that it has received verbal approval from the CSSF on its AIFM application.  Further information on our AIFM services will be published shortly.

MDO continues to strengthen and grow its team of experienced fund professionals

April 2, 2014

MDO is delighted to welcome new joiners to our firm in the key areas of fund operations and legal and compliance. Laurence Magloire joins as Chief Operating Officer and Conducting Pe...