CERHA HEMPEL Banking & Finance Partner Peter Knobl will be holding two group training sessions for EIP® graduates (investment advisers) at Liechtensteinische Landesbank (Österreich) AG, the first on 17 November 2022 and the second on 6 December 2022, as part of the further education programme of the Austrian Centre for Productivity and Efficiency (ÖPWZ). The training sessions will reflect the requirements under civil law and MiFID II relating to the provision of investment advice. The focus will be on the most recent changes to the requirements introduced by the implementation of the MiFID II Quick Fix Directive and as a result of the EU sustainability legislation related to MiFID II in 2022. The training sessions will also provide an outlook on the changes expected as a result of the EU Retail Investor Strategy.
With assets under management of EUR 33 billion (as of 31 December 2021), Liechtensteinische Landesbank (Österreich) AG is one of the leading asset management banks in Austria. The bank's diversified business model is founded on three pillars: asset management and advisory services, fund and custodian bank services, and real estate investments. The LLB (Austria) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Liechtensteinische Landesbank AG, Vaduz, that benefits from its owner's stability and best creditor status. Its CEO is focussed on growth, efficiency and sustainability as the core themes of private banking.
CERHA HEMPEL Banking & Finance Partner Peter Knobl has addressed the issues he will be covering in the training courses in his publications (The significance of and legal background under Union law to the code of conduct rules applicable under the Securities Supervision Act 2018, ÖBA 2018, 410; The code of conduct rules applicable under the Securities Supervision Act 2018, ÖBA 2018, 460; The Securities Supervision Act 2018; The on-site availability of qualified advisers, ÖBA 2019, 806) and most recently in the lecture he gave at the ARS Capital Markets Conference on 16 May 2022. His resume is available at https://www.linkedin.com/in/peter-knobl-61b4a7b9/.