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About the Chairholder

Isabelle Riassetto is the Chairholder of the Chair in Investment Fund Law in partnership with Arendt and Elvinger Hoss Prussen. Prof. Riassetto holds a PhD in Private Law (1999, summa cum laude) from the Robert Schuman University of Strasbourg.

Before joining University of Luxembourg as a Professor in Commercial Law in 2008, Prof. Riassetto was associate professor in France (University of Nancy 2, University of Strasbourg), then Professor in Private Law (University of Le Havre Normandy). She has a long experience of teaching in Commercial Law, Company Law, Banking and Financial Market law, Wealth management, Financial deontology. Since 2008, her teaching activity is focused on Investment Fund Law (European, Comparative and Luxembourg law). Her main areas of research focus on Investment Fund Law, as well as Financial Services and Socially Responsible Investment. She is the author of numerous publications, notably in the field of Investment Fund Law. 














Chairholder Expertise  

  • Investment Fund Law
  • Asset Management Law
  • Financial Market Law
  • Socially Responsible Investment

Chair Objectives

  • Develop a Master programme dedicated to Investment Fund Law, in order to attract and train the talents of tomorrow, meeting the needs and challenges of the Luxembourg market;
  • Develop cutting-edge research, with high impact and local, european and international influence in the field of Investment Fund Law;    
  • Ensure the promotion and transfer of knowledge in Investment Fund Law to the various stakeholders, public and private, national, european or international

Chair partners 

  • Arendt
  • Elvinger Hoss Prussen  

History and mission 

The Arendt and Elvinger Hoss Prussen Chair in Investment Fund Law was launched in February 2023. With the support of a team of researchers and administrative staff, the Chairholder oversees the teaching, research and outreach  of the five-year project which also includes a Master in Investment Law (LL.M).

The Master in Investment Law is the first programme of its kind in Europe, taking advantage of the unique position of Luxembourg as leader in global fund distribution and the second largest investment fund centre worldwide. Luxembourg law firms, Arendt and Elvinger Hoss Prussen, lend their expertise to the development of the Master programme and ensure that course content remains up-to-date and practially applicable.  This bilingual French-English programme, accessible to students after having completed an M1 in Law, falls within the strategy of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance to offer “niche” programmes in domaines in which Luxembourg has special expertise and/or a significant need to develop the sector, not only increasing employment perspectives for graduates, but also attracting talent to Luxembourg.

The research component of the Chair focuses on state-of-the-art research in both investment products that are thriving in Luxembourg such as private equity funds, property funds, debt funds and European long-term investment funds (ELTIFs) and transversal subjects such as investment funds and Company Law, fintech and investment funds, cross-border distribution of investment funds. Knowledge transfer and outreach activites include an annual international Investment Fund conference organised by the Chair as well as regular thematic workshops..   



Prof. Isabelle Riassetto



Anne Dandeville
Team Leader for Advancement