Dr. Frank


Dr. Frank Brülin is a Counsel in the Investment Management practice of Arendt & Medernach.

He specialises in work for regulated investment funds, advising clients on the regulatory, corporate and organisational aspects of the structuring and creation of investment funds, investment companies and management companies. He focuses on Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS) and alternative investment funds and their managers under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). He also advises depositaries, fund administrators and other service providers of UCITS and AIFs on regulatory aspects.

Since 2011 he has been a member of the Düsseldorf Bar (Germany) and has been admitted by the Luxembourg Bar to practice in Luxembourg under his German professional title. Between 2006 and 2009 he gained experience in the field of investment funds by working as an advisor with Arendt & Medernach.

Dr. Frank Brülin is a lecturer at the University of Trier (Germany). He is also a member of several working groups of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) and a member of the German-Luxembourg Lawyers’ Association.

Frank studied law in Trier (Germany) and London. He holds the German first and second state exam in law. He obtained a PhD in law (Dr. iur.) from the Free University of Berlin for a thesis on mergers of investment funds. In his thesis, he analyses and compares the Luxembourg and German merger rules under UCITS III and the merger rules of the UCITS IV Directive.

He was listed as one of the next generation lawyers in the 2017 and 2018 versions of the Legal 500 guide.

Languages: English, French, German.