Henning Schwabe is a Partner in the Investment Management practice of Arendt & Medernach where he specialises in investment fund law, advising both national and international clients in particular on the regulatory, corporate and organisational aspects of the structuring, creation and marketing of investment funds and investment companies. He advises clients on a wide range of traditional investment funds (UCITS) and alternative investment funds as well as on the legal aspects of complex investment strategies, derivatives and risk management.

He has been a member of the Düsseldorf Bar (Germany) since 2000 as well as of the Luxembourg Bar since 2009.

He is actively involved within the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) in the ALFI Risk Committee and its various sub-working groups and acts as chairman of the ALFI EMIR / OTC Derivatives working group. He is board member of the Luxembourg Association for Risk Management (ALRiM).

He is a regular speaker at international seminars and conferences. He is also a lecturer at the Luxembourg Institute for Training in Banking (IFBL).

Henning Schwabe studied law in Cologne (Germany) and Paris (France). He holds the German first and second state exam in law as well as a maîtrise en droit from the Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne.

Languages: English, French, German.

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