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.

Manfred has also acquired over the last 15 years considerable knowledge and expertise in the regulatory framework relating to the combat against money laundering and terrorist financing applicable to investment funds.

Since 2009 he is a permanent active member in the Anti-money Laundering Working Group of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI).

He is further member of Arendt Institute providing investment fund related workshops and trainings to managers and officers of Luxembourg financial professionals. He explains the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) rules and professional obligations currently applicable to Luxembourg UCis, management companies and other financial institutions dealing with investment funds.

He has been a member of the Oldenburg Bar (Germany) since 2000 and has been 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 Bar of Frankfurt (Germany).

Manfred Hoffmann 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.

Implementation of the 5th AML Directive into Luxembourg law: the last piece of the puzzle – Key aspects and changes of the law of 25 March 2020

The law1 of 25 March 2020 implementing EU Directive 2018/8432  (the “5th AML Directive”) and amending the law of 12 November 2004 on the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing, as amended (the “2004 Law”) entered into force on 30 March 2020 (the “New Law”).

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Luxembourg Register of Beneficial Owners: publication of illustrative examples on the identification of the beneficial owner

On 9 August 2019, ALCO, ALFI, LPEA and LuxReal (the “Task Force”) published a document setting out illustrative examples regarding the identification of the beneficial owner(s) (“BOs”) within investment funds.

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