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Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference 25th May 2017

May 19, 2017

Sheenagh Gordon-Hart, Partner at The Directors' Office, will be hosting a panel at the Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference, to be held in Dublin on 25th May 2017.

David Arendt joins The Directors’ Office as Partner

May 15, 2017

The Directors’ Office, Luxembourg’s leading practice of independent directors, is delighted to welcome David Arendt who joins as Partner in May 2017. 

Sheenagh Gordon-Hart, Partner of The Directors' Office, speaker at the MackayWilliams Distribution Dialogue

March 20, 2017

Sheenagh Gordon-Hart, Partner of The Directors' Office, spoke at the MackayWilliams Distribution Dialogues in Paris and London on 21st and 23rd March respectively.

Yves Wager, Partner of The Directors' Office writes in Paperjam

February 17, 2017

Dr Yves Wagner,  Partner of The Directors' Office, writes on the accelerating convergence of economies towards populism.

MDO Management Company Luxembourg to establish a branch in Ireland

December 9, 2016

MDO Management Company Luxembourg to establish a branch in Ireland.

Martin Vogel, CEO of MDO Management Company said, “We are delighted to announce that we are opening a branch of our award winning Luxembourg based management company in Ireland, to provide a comprehensive range of fund services to existing and new clients.” 

MDO Management Company and The Directors’ Office - 10th Private Roundtable

October 26, 2016

MDO Management Company and The Directors’ Office marked the occasion of their 10th Private Roundtable on 26th October 2016.

Martin Vogel writes in Investment FUNDS

September 15, 2016

Martin Vogel writes in Investment FUNDS special edition of the Luxembourger Wort marking the ALFI Global Distribution Conference September 2016

Sheenagh Gordon-Hart, Partner at The Directors’ Office, took part in Funds Europe's panel on MIFID II

September 14, 2016

Sheenagh Gordon-Hart, Partner at The Directors’ Office, took part in Funds Europe's panel on MIFID II.

The panel, entitled, "MiFID II: Following the direction of travel," examined many of the issues surrounding MiFID II.

Sheenagh Gordon-Hart joins The Directors’ Office as Partner

June 15, 2016

The Directors’ Office, Luxembourg’s leading practice of independent directors, is delighted to welcome Sheenagh Gordon-Hart who joins as Partner in June 2016.

Interview with Martin Vogel, CEO of MDO Management Company

April 15, 2016

Martin Vogel, CEO, MDO Management Company and Partner of The Directors' Office, explains the importance of choosing the right management company for an investment fund and outlines its role and duties.

Martin Vogel, Partner of The Directors' Office on MiFID II rules

January 20, 2016

Martin Vogel, CEO of third-party management company provider MDO and Partner of The Directors' Office, says the fund industry is under pressure from the new MiFID II rules on distributor remuneration, but Luxembourg’s future should remain bright as long as it maintains its competitiveness as a fund hub.

Women absent from fund boards. Why?

November 4, 2015

Garry Pieters of The Directors' Office was, amongst others, interviewed by Ed Moisson for an article on why women are absent from fund boards.

Yves Wagner writes on unmanageable volatility (in French via Paperjam.lu).

October 2, 2015

Yves Wagner writes on situations where lack of ethics ends up creating unmanageable volatility (in French via Paperjam.lu).

MDO's 9th Private Roundtable

September 17, 2015

MDO’s 9th Private Roundtable was held on 17th September 2015 at the Kikuoka. 

The Directors' Office - website rebrand

August 6, 2015

The Directors' Office website has been rebranded.

MDO Management Company to sponsor the 25th annual FundForum International 2015 conference

April 20, 2015

We are delighted to announce that MDO Management Company is sponsoring the 25th annual FundForum International 2015 conference, recognised as the world’s largest asset management event bringing together 1200 asset managers, fund selectors and distributors under one roof.

Now available - Executive Summary of the 2014 ILA / PwC Luxembourg Fund Governance Survey

February 1, 2015

Now available – Executive Summary of the 2014 ILA / PwC Luxembourg Fund Governance SurveyWe are pleased to present to you the Executive Summary of the 2014 Luxembourg Fund Governance Survey  ...

MDO Management Company granted AIFM approval in Luxembourg

May 12, 2014

MDO is delighted to announce it has been approved as an Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) by the CSSF. “AIFM approval is a major milestone for MDO,” said Martin Vogel, CEO of MDO. “We can...

AIFM services update

April 15, 2014

MDO Management Company is delighted to announce that it has received verbal approval from the CSSF on its AIFM application.  Further information on our AIFM services will be published shortly.

MDO continues to strengthen and grow its team of experienced fund professionals

April 2, 2014

MDO is delighted to welcome new joiners to our firm in the key areas of fund operations and legal and compliance. Laurence Magloire joins as Chief Operating Officer and Conducting Pe...