Luxembourg Institute for Global Financial Integrity announces first “Luxembourg Monthly Finance Lunch” with Luxembourg Finance Minister Luc Frieden as Speaker

The Luxembourg Institute for Global Financial Integrity (LIGFI), an independent non-profit association, announces its first Luxembourg Monthly Finance Lunch, set for Wednesday 25th of November 2009.

The first keynote speaker will be Luxembourg Finance Minister Luc Frieden who will start off the lunch cycle on the theme “A political view on ethics in business”.

The purpose of the lunch is twofold: (1) providing the opportunity of hearing a personality of authority and international recognition present his opinion on current issues affecting the global financial sector; and, (2) serving as a venue at which people can meet and engage in dialogue. The lunch is open to all. LIGFI hopes to attract participants from Luxembourg, its neighboring countries and beyond.

Lunch participants can register by downloading the registration form on LIGFI’s website “” or by emailing Gilbert McNeill, Executive Director, at

Seating is limited and will be filled on a first-come-first-serve basis, with priority to LIGFI members.


Event Details

The Luxembourg Monthly Finance Lunch is held at the Cercle Munster, 5-7, rue Munster, L‑2160 Luxembourg City. The event starts at 11:45 a.m. with drinks, followed by lunch at 12:15 p.m. The event is concluded by 2:00 p.m.

The lunch fee of 50 € is to be paid at the Cercle Munster prior to the lunch.

The registration form can be returned via email to “” or by mail to the Cercle Munster. The deadline for registration to the lunch of Wednesday 25th of November 2009 is Friday 20th of November 2009.



The Luxembourg Institute for Global Financial Integrity LIGFI is a non-profit association, an association sans but lucratif (a.s.b.l.), under Luxembourg law.

Founded by private citizens from Europe and The United States, under the auspices of Jacques Santer, former Prime Minister of Luxembourg and President of the European Commission, LIGFI’s mission is to address the ethics and integrity of the global financial sector and the social responsibility practiced by all of its stakeholders.


For more information, please contact Gilbert McNeill, President of the Executive Committee & Executive Director, ( or refer to the institute’s website at


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