2022 Forum for Directors of Luxembourg Credit Institutions
Stanislas started his career as banking auditor in Paris and joined Luxembourg in 1998. Now Stanislas is leading the Banking and Insurance line of business for KPMG Luxembourg and is also lead engagement partner on several significant banks for audit and advisory.
Through different audit and advisory projects he is currently leading (eg client transformation. ECB agenda and Risk/data management), Stanislas has a large experience of the private banking environment and challenges.
Stanislas is a member of the IRE Banking committee and he is also the chairman of the ILA Banking committee.
He is also assisting and participating to the Advisory Private Banking Panel at the ABBL, the ABBL accounting commission and the banking supervision committee.
He was in charge of the AQR review for Luxembourg and is member of the KPMG AQR European tasks force.
Anne-Marie Nicolas is a partner with the Banking and Finance department of the international lawfirm Loyens & Loeff. She specialises in international banking and finance transactions and regulatory matters relating to the financial services industry. She also advises on insolvency, debt restructuring and corporate governance matters.
Previously, she was a banking and finance lawyer with a magic circle lawfirm in Luxembourg and headed the EMEA and India corporate and banking legal practice of a USD13 billion industrial group listed on the NY stock exchange, where she also acted as an executive board member for a number of group entities and advised subsidiary board members in 33 countries.
Anne-Marie is Luxembourg law and New York law qualified and a member of the ILA Banking Committee and the ILA Marketing and Communication Committee. Anne-Marie is also a member of a number of working groups with the ABBL (Bankers and banks association of Luxembourg)
Anne-Marie holds masters in French and German Law from the University of Paris I-Pantheon-Sorbonne and the Universität zu Köln and an LL.M. in American law from Boston University. She speaks fluent French, German and English.
Jean-Pascal is KPMG Luxembourg’s Head of Banking and Insurance. He brings extensive experience in the field, notably in large-scale transformation programs, customer-oriented solutions and human resource projects. Jean-Pascal has been a Partner in KPMG Luxembourg's Advisory practice since 2011. He began his career in 1997 as a Relationship Manager in private banking, managing Russian-speaking and Eastern European High Net Wealth Individuals. He joined KPMG in 2001 as a management consultant, performing and delivering organizational, IT and HR projects in the Luxembourg banking and insurance sector.
Jean-Pascal holds masters from the Université Catholique de Louvain in translation & interpretation as well as in business administration from IAE Nancy. He speaks fluently French, English and Russian and can survive in German and Dutch.
Thierry López has a professional experience of more than 25 years. He is CRO at Northern Trust Luxembourg. He has been/is member of various consultative committees for the CSSF and the ABBL (currently and a.o. he is Chairman of the ABBL Banking Supervision Committee and member of the CSSF Consultative Committee on Resolution). He is the founder (1997) and board member of ALRiM, the Luxembourg association for Risk Management Professionals. He has been / is involved in the academic circle and research as ALM/GRC/Risk Management Professor/speaker at a.o. the HEC-Business School of the University of Liège, the ILA and the House of Training (ATTF and IFBL). He wrote articles and well-known books in English with John Wiley & Sons and in French with De Boeck Université.
Claude Marx was appointed Director General of the CSSF by the government in February 2016. Claude is also a member of the Board of Supervisors of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), and a member of the board of the ABBL Foundation for Financial Education.
Prior to his nomination as Director General of the CSSF, Claude Marx was the CEO of Lombard International Assurance S.A., the largest unit-linked life insurance company, owned by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities. He was also Chairman of the Board of Lombard Intermediation Services S.A. Claude was with Lombard for 4 years.
Prior to that, Claude worked for HSBC for 17 year, and was Deputy CEO of its Private Banking Division.
At the beginning of his career, Claude worked as a lawyer with a local firm that is now Allen & Overy, as well as Arthur Andersen.
Claude is a lawyer by training, he holds a Master of Laws Degree from the University of Paris and a Master of Laws in International Business Law from the University of London. He was admitted to the Luxembourg bar as Avocat à la Cour in 1990.
He is fluent in English, German, French and Luxembourgish.
DE LA VAISSIERE Laurent
Laurent leads a hybrid team of auditors and advisors helping our clients assess their internal controls related to technology, managing their security and technology risks, and making sense of data in sensitive contexts. Laurent is an active member of various industry groups including FTL and ABBL. While Laurent mainly serves financial services institutions, he has also worked for various sectors with diversified IT needs and operating models. Laurent is passionate about helping our clients find an optimal balance between the opportunities and risks arising from digital transformation.
IT Regulatory Affairs is among Laurent’s main areas of practice. Laurent supports our clients in their compliance in the fields of ICT and Security Risk Management, IT Outsourcing and Incident Reporting, and supports their dialogue with their regulators.
After my studies of « Computer Science » at the RWTH Aachen, I joined the information security team at Spuerkeess in 2000.
Being in charge of the « Operational IT Security » for several years, I finally took over the role of “Information Security Officer” in 2019 while joining the risk department as Deputy Head of Risk Management.
Since 2018, I am also leading the « Trust and Cybersecurity Committee » at the ABBL.
Julie is an Associate Partner at KMPG Luxembourg, leading the Sustainability Finance Services in the Management Consulting department. With more than 15 years of experience on sustainability, Julie had the opportunity to work on both assurance and consulting engagements in various industries. Over the last years, Julie orientated her expertise towards sustainable finance, supporting financial market participants to understand and comply with the EU upcoming regulatory landscape and in developing SRI strategy and ESG reporting tools.
Her key areas of experience include: Sustainable finance regulation, investment strategy and reporting; Sustainability strategy development and implementation; Sustainability assurance; climate impact calculation for various industries; Development of sustainability reports and integrated reports; Climate risks scenario analysis.