Fund Directors Forum Series
"Navigating challenges facing Directors of unregulated AIFs/SPVs managed by an authorised AIFM”
Tracey McDermott is a Governance Specialist with over 20 years’ experience in the Funds’ industry and acts as independent Director for a number of regulated and unregulated funds and management companies.
Her areas of expertise include: Independent Director on UCITS (Mixed Strategies – e.g. Long only, Long/Short, Absolute Return, Currency etc.) and Alternative Investment Funds (Mixed Strategies and Infrastructure AIFs); fund operations, compliance and risk management; operational background giving in-depth, hands-on operational experience/knowledge and in-depth regulatory knowledge.
Tracey is an active participant within ALFI (Luxembourg’s fund industry association), ILA (the Luxembourg Directors’ Association), and has moderated and spoken on panels at industry forums.
Adrian Aldinger is a Partner in the Private Equity & Real Estate practice of Arendt & Medernach where he advises fund sponsors on all legal and regulatory aspects related to the structuring, formation, marketing and ongoing operation of alternative investment funds with a particular focus on real estate, private equity, debt and venture capital funds.
Further areas of expertise include primary and secondary fund investments, fund governance and compliance, separately managed accounts, joint ventures as well as carried interest and co-investment arrangements.
He studied law in Erlangen and Berlin and holds the German first (2007) and second (2009) state exam in law. He is admitted to the bars of Berlin (Germany) and Luxembourg.
He is founding member and vice chairman of the German-Luxembourg Lawyers’ Association.
Languages: English, French and German.