The Luxembourg Institute for Global Financial Integrity (LIGFI) announces its second Luxembourg Monthly Finance Lunch on Tuesday 22nd of December 2009. Mr. Yves Mersch, Governor of the Luxembourg Central Bank, will be the Guest Speaker

The Luxembourg Institute for Global Financial Integrity (LIGFI), an independent non-profit association of financial and related professionals, serves as a Center of Excellence for empirical research and a Forum to all stakeholders of the global financial sector. Its purpose is to promote, from within the global financial sector and its national financial centers, ethical business standards and practices based on the principles of integrity, namely fairness, transparency, responsibility and accountability.

LIGFI announces its second Luxembourg Monthly Finance Lunch, set for Tuesday 22nd of December 2009. The lunch will be held at the usual venue of the Cercle Munster and start at 11:45 h and end at 14:00 h.

The Guest Speaker will be Mr. Yves Mersch, the Governor of the Luxembourg Central Bank. Mr. Mersch will speak on the theme “Ethical and socially responsible finance”.

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

Lunch attendees can register on LIGFI’s website at “www.ligfi.org” or directly at the Cercle Munster by email at “reservation@munster.lu”, by fax at “(+352) 47 25 87” or by phone at “(+352) 47 06 43 1. 

The deadline for reservations is Friday 18th of December 2009. Seating is limited and will be filled on a first-come-first-serve basis, with priority for LIGFI members.