Mr. Claude Kremer, President, European Fund and Asset Management Association
Claude Kremer is a founding partner of Arendt & Medernach law firm and is also a member of the firm’s council. He serves as head of the firm’s Investment Management industry group. He has devoted his whole professional career to the global fund and asset management industry advising on the corporate, regulatory and tax aspects of creating, structuring and marketing investment and pension funds.
He has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 1982. He is a non-executive board member of a number of Luxembourg investment funds established by international asset management groups. In 2005, he was a member of the EU Commission expert group on market efficiency.
Claude was the chairman of the board of directors of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) from May 2007 until June 2011. In June 2011, he was elected president of the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA).
Claude is co-author of a book entitled Collective Investment Schemes in Luxembourg: Law and Practice (Oxford University Press, January 2009), which first came out in French (Les organismes de placement collectif en droit luxembourgeois, Larcier, Brussels, 2nd edition, 2007). In addition, he is a reader in fund law at the University of Luxembourg.
Claude holds Master's degrees in law and in history from the Université Pierre Mendès France de Grenoble (France) and a Master's degree in accounting and finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science (U.K.).
Languages: English, French, German and Luxembourgish.