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Yann Fihey is a Partner and a member of the Management Committee of Arendt Regulatory & Consulting.
Yann started his career in 2001 in the Financial Services practice of the Luxembourg branch of an international strategy and consulting company, where he acquired business and IT expertise in the retail, private banking and fund administration industries. He spearheaded several initiatives to automate back office operations dealing with funds, derivatives, bonds and other securities, alongside corporate events. He was also involved in the strategic review and selection of private banking packages, the set-up of financial risk modelling and analytic systems, and fund migration projects to ensure operational readiness for fund administration and custodian activities.
In 2008, he joined the investor services department of a North American bank, where he deepened his fund industry expertise. During this time he managed cross-border projects covering custodian, fund administration and transfer agent activities, and participated in the creation of the bank’s hedge fund accounting unit. He also implemented the FATCA programme in 13 jurisdictions of its investor services group.
After joining Arendt Regulatory & Consulting in 2013, Yann put together a regulatory reporting team servicing fund managers and vehicles subject to Luxembourg and EU reporting obligations, with a particular focus on FATCA, CRS and AIFMD Annex IV returns. He also developed a specialisation in regulatory matters applicable to fund depositaries. At Arendt, Yann is involved in the implementation of digital solutions and the creation of new services.
Yann is a graduate of EDHEC Business School (France).
Languages: English, French, Spanish.