Manfred Hoffmann is a Counsel in the Investment Management practice of Arendt & Medernach. He specialises in investment fund work, advising clients on the corporate and regulatory aspects of structuring and creating UCITS and specialised investment funds.

Over the past 20 years, Manfred has also acquired considerable knowledge and expertise about the investment fund regulatory framework for tackling money laundering and terrorist financing.

He has been a permanent active member of the Anti-Money Laundering Working Group of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) since 2009. He is also a member of the Expert Working Group on AML in the Collective Investment Sector.

Manfred is a member of the Arendt Institute, which provides investment fund related workshops and training to managers and officers of Luxembourg financial professionals. He presents about the AML rules and professional obligations applicable to Luxembourg UCIs, management companies and other financial institutions dealing with investment funds.

Manfred has been a member of the Oldenburg Bar (Germany) since 2000 and is admitted by the Luxembourg Bar to practice in Luxembourg under his German professional title.

Prior to joining Arendt & Medernach, he worked as a lawyer at the Frankfurt Bar (Germany).

Manfred is a German qualified lawyer. He passed the first state exam in 1996 and the second state exam in 1998. In 1993, he obtained a French Licence en Droit.

Languages: English, French, German.