11 Sep 2020 | Press Releases
The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Emmanuel Gutton as its new Director of Legal and Tax. Mr Gutton starts the role with immediate effect.
Mr Gutton has been handed these responsibilities from Marc-André Bechet. Mr Bechet has been elected Deputy Director General and will now oversee Communications, Events and Business Development at ALFI.
Camille Thommes, ALFI Director General commented on the new appointment, stating: “Emmanuel has a strong legal background and extensive experience of the investment fund industry. He also benefits from having spent three years working for Elvinger Hoss in Hong Kong.”
Mr Gutton was Head of Legal and Conducting Officer at Pictet Asset Management (Europe) S. A., a Luxembourg UCITS management company and AIFM, from 2016.
Prior to joining Pictet, Mr Gutton worked for more than ten years as a lawyer (Luxembourg Bar and Paris Bar), concentrating his practice on collective investment funds and management companies. He worked as Counsel at Elvinger Hoss and in September 2012 relocated to Hong Kong to launch Elvinger Hoss’ office there, returning to Luxembourg in September 2015. Previously, Mr Gutton had worked as a lawyer at Linklaters in Luxembourg and De Pardieu Brocas Maffei in Paris.
Mr Gutton holds a Master’s degree in Law from the University Paris II Panthéon-Assas (France) and a Master’s Degree in International Business Law and Management from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC), Paris in partnership with the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP). He speaks French and English.
With this appointment, the ALFI management team is now composed of Camille Thommes, Director General, Marc-André Bechet, Deputy Director General, François Drazdik, Director and Head of Administration, and Emmanuel Gutton, Director of Legal and Tax.
A photo of Mr Gutton is available for download (photo courtesy of Jan Hanrion).
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Notes to editors:
The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) represents the face and voice of the Luxembourg asset management and investment fund community. The Association is committed to the development of the Luxembourg fund industry by striving to create new business opportunities, and through the exchange of information and knowledge.
Created in 1988, the Association today represents over 1,500 Luxembourg-domiciled investment funds, asset management companies and a wide range of businesses that serve the sector. These include depositary banks, fund administrators, transfer agents, distributors, legal firms, consultants, tax advisory firms, auditors and accountants, specialist IT and communication companies. Luxembourg is the largest fund domicile in Europe and a worldwide leader in cross-border distribution of funds. Luxembourg-domiciled investment funds are distributed in more than 70 countries around the world. For further information, do not hesitate to consult www.alfi.lu.