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German interest rate could boost your fund market shares

2020 was quite a year, bringing huge challenges to the asset management industry, and beyond. Now, here we are in 2021 and optimism is in the air…especially for German investors! The story so far Back in 2018, the German Investment Tax Act (GITA) was completely revamped. It lightened the complex tax reporting that funds (and therefore asset managers) were en […]
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The bright side: positive M&A trends for 2021

A marked upturn in European dealmaking over recent months, as well as progress made on vaccine distribution, have given dealmakers cause for optimism in 2021 As we look ahead, a combination of mid-market resurgence, technology and consolidation driven acquisitions, and private equity (PE) firms’ pressing need to deploy dry powder are all expected to fuel M& […]
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Resetting the learning function

The worldwide pandemic sparked fundamental changes on how business is conducted and brought new work paradigms such as remote working to the surface. Human resources (HR) management is one area that has been significantly impacted: from recruitment to onboarding, and continuous learning to performance management, the HR function has had to think fast. Rethink […]
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PRI Revises Reporting Rules for 2021

The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), a UN-supported network of investors working to promote responsible investment (RI), has made extensive changes to its transparency report framework. The principles were launched in 2006, and the PRI has now revamped the requirements for the  upcoming 2021 reporting cycle. The difference between this new repo […]
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Family Matters – how times are changing for global family businesses

Family businesses help drive the economy, accounting for the majority of global GDP and employment.  Many families are intent on keeping their businesses in the family and passing them on to the next generation. Nothing new there, but uncertain times bring with them a whole new set of challenges. So, what are families up against? Well, for starters, the often c […]

Navigating the age of uncertainty – a Luxembourg perspective

The evolution of the Luxembourg economy over the past 25 years has been impressive. Luxembourg has refused to rest on its laurels and has grown from strength to strength on the European and world stage. However, as one of the most interconnected economies in the world today, it is hypersensitive to certain global changes and megatrends, which the current crisis […]
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