New ESG Guidelines for Annual Reports

In a context of increasing popularity of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investments, the European Commission has published new guidelines on Tuesday, 18th June 2019, to improve the reporting of climate-related information in annual reports. The guidelines concern public interest entities and large companies with more than 500 employees operating in the EU whose development, […]

The Value of Professional Translations

🌿 Hedge Fund – Hecken Fonds 🐠 Saumon Belle-Vue – Salmon with a beautiful View 🍰 Mille-feuilles – A thousand leaves 👩‍🎓 Salade d’avocats – Lawyer Salad 🤣Translations gone wrong…. At the end of the day, it’s always better to contact a professional translator 👍

Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone

8 years ago I decided to learn something new each year. So far I boxed, learned Spanish, took classic ballet lessons, studied nutrition etc. etc. I believe that getting out of your comfort zone is important for your personal growth. Says Prisma S.A. CEO Carole Miltgen at the #Fly event on 7 June 2019

Equality and Differences

To be equal does not necessary mean to be the same. Factually there will always be difference between human beings and I think that’s a good thing. Prisma S.A. CEO Carole Miltgen at LuxWmn event on 16 May 2019.

New Electronic Applications for UCITs, SICAR, UCI Part II, specialized investment funds

The CSSF is planning to issue a new portal which will allow for electronic fund applications as of autumn 2019 and is supposed to replace the current email and postal submission channels. The new portal will facilitate the application process by offering an interface for the submission of all relevant documents and information to the […]

Electronic Fund Applications

The CSSF is planning to issue a new portal which will allow for electronic fund applications as of autumn 2019 Do you require editable application and account opening forms with embedded rules? (e.g. if you complete one copy, the other two will be completed automatically) Any other design-driven documents? Contact us any time for more […]

Choose to #fly

Prisma S.A. CEO Carole Miltgen will be talking about success and hard work, but also about doubts, fears, sleepless nights and the wish to sometimes wanting to give up. 🦋 Join us on 7 June in Hotel Place d’Armes. 🦋 Events for Powerwomen by Madi Community

BUNDESLIGA 1: The Rugby Club Luxembourg is here to stay!

Prisma S.A. is a proud supporter of the Rugby Club Luxembourg! Our heartfelt congratulations to the first team on avoiding relegation and remaining in the 1st Bundesliga for the new 2019/2020 season.

LUX WMN

🎙 Prisma S.A. CEO Carole Miltgen is speaking at the Launch of LUX WMN event on Thursday 16 May 2019. 💃 #IamLuxWmn celebrates the launch of an exciting and much-needed new magazine in English serving women in Luxembourg. Pls see the attached post for more information. 📝 The event is sold out however you can […]

RIP Grand-Duc Jean

Today the whole country mourns a true hero, a kind person and an exemplary leader. RIP Grand-Duc Jean.

13 years of Prisma

Is one born as an entrepreneur? I am not sure. Nothing in my family background paved the way for me to become one, far from it actually. When, in 2006, it was clear that I wanted to set-up my own company, I grasped the first opportunity, forgot about my fears and jumped in. However I […]

Mir gin klibberen

Have you seen the signs on the side of the road showing cartoon children saying „Mir gin klibberen”? “Klibberen” means “to rattle” or “to clatter”. Between Holy Thursday and Easter Sunday, the children (in general they are altar boys) walk the streets of their village, clattering their rapers 3 times a day; morning “d’Muergesklack laut”, […]

Prisma S.A. supports RCL

BUNDESLIGA RUGBY in Luxembourg this weekend! Rugby Club Luxembourg vs RK Heusenstamm 3 pm on Saturday, March 23, 2019, Stade Boy Konen BBQ and drinks No entrance fee. Come and support your local team !

SuperDrecksKëscht

We save water and drink champagne.Our electricity power supply is from 100% renewable energy sources.We keep paper consumption to a minimum. If a document has to be printed, we print double sided or multiple pages per page.We have several recycling containers in the office and sort our waste with the goal to create as little […]

Bretzelsonndeg

🥨 This coming Sunday is Bretzelsonndeg (Pretzel Sunday) or also called Halleffaaschtensonndeg in Luxembourg. This tradition is celebrated half through the Lent Season, 20 days before Easter. 💕 The custom is that the boy offers a pretzel to the girl who he has an eye on. 🥚 In case the girl is interested she will […]

Learning from mistakes

“As a boss I am no longer necessarily the one who has the greatest expertise. I am fully aware that I don’t know everything. I have strengths and weaknesses like everyone else…. Learning from mistakes is only possible if you can admit that you have made them. It is the job of a boss / […]

Client feedback 21 March 2019

“I just wanted to let you know that I decided to pursue other opportunities. It has been a pleasure to work with your team. I want to thank you very much for your support, flexibility, hard work and kindness. I will definitely recommend Prisma whenever I can!” – Thank you for the feedback, wonderful client. […]

Client feedback 15 March 2019

Great feedback from our wonderful clients for the team: “Thank you so much for providing the translation; this was very kind of you and super helpful – it made my day receiving it so early. Thank you again for your kind assistance and wonderful customer service” – You made our day too 😃🙏

Client feedback 14 March 2019

It’s so gratifying for the whole team to receive this kind of message from our wonderful clients: 😃🙏 “Thank you so much for all your help to achieve this. Always a pleasure. Thanks to all!”

International Women’s Day

Today’s breakfast theme was “International Women’s Day” (remember we celebrate E V E R Y T H I N G) 🥂. For all the fantastic women out there, who we celebrate today, I’d like to copy an extract of an interview that Angela Merkel recently gave to the NYT “Ms Merkel drew a distinction between […]

International Day of Compliments

1st March is the International Day of Compliments… So BIG Compliment to my great Prisma Team, who enjoy the ride with me every day, who roll up the sleeves when we have to, who truly support each other on a daily basis, who go out of their way to exceed client expectations and who allow […]

Women in Banking and Asset Management: How will your actions speak louder than words?

International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. At EY, our commitment towards gender equality is steadfast and central to our purpose of building a better working world. The EY Partners have the great pleasure to invite you to our next BAM Club event about Women Leadership in Banking, Asset Management and Asset […]

Luxembourg companies prepare for no-deal brexit

As foreign affairs minister Jean Asselborn said: “I don’t know what’s going to happen on 29 March. But there’s so much at stake in the EU and for the UK. We’ve really got to find a conclusion, which isn’t destructive but positive.” http://delano.lu/d/detail/news/luxembourg-companies-prepare-no-deal-brexit/202832

«Il y a du bon dans les process»

“It is necessary to rethink the ways of recognizing the talent of an employee and above all, to do it other than by management. This will avoid indefinite layers of managers that make decision-making more complex… …Everything is a matter of process. This extreme procedureization I explain by an ideology of fear. Today we are […]

Happy Chinese New Year!

Happy Chinese New Year! May it be successful and peaceful for all of you. [Pig is the twelfth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac sign. Pig is not thought to be a smart animal in China. It likes sleeping and eating and becomes fat. Thus it usually features laziness and clumsiness. On the positive […]

STOCK UP ON SWEETS…..

If you see children with lanterns on the side of the road, singing “Léiwer Härrgottsblieschen…” it can only mean one thing: It is Liichtmëssdag! The kids’ mission is to bring you light in exchange for some sweets! Liichtmëssdag takes place each year on 2nd February. Grown-ups: Please look out for the children and don’t forget […]

Data complaints doubled after GDPR

A spokesman for the National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD), the body that enforces GDPR rules in Luxembourg, told Delano on 29 January that: “The CNPD has received 351 complaints since 25 May.” Just over half of complaints (193) were lodged after 28 September, meaning the number of grievances slowed slightly at the end of […]

JOB DESCRIPTION – JUNIOR ADMINISTRATIVE and PERSONAL ASSISTANT

JUNIOR ADMINISTRATIVE and PERSONAL ASSISTANT Full-time job The Administrative Assistant works alongside the team at Prisma, ensuring an efficient, timely, accurate and pro-active handling of all designated administration related tasks. This may involve coordination of multiple tasks simultaneously and working under time pressure. The PRISMA Administrative Assistant reports into the Office Team Manager and works […]

New Service Offering: Marketing Design

We receive a lot of positive feedback, about our in-house marketing material combined with the question “who does that for you?”. Well, we do it all in-house! The good news is that going forward you can pick our brain about design as we will extend our service offering to include marketing extravaganza. So if you […]

Obsessed with being busy?

“If you do take time to reflect on your busy life, bear in mind that the solution may not necessarily be about how you manage your time, but rather how you manage your relationships with others.” http://delano.lu/d/detail/news/obsessed-being-busy-historical-perspective-may-help-you-out/199760

Client feedback

Client feedback today : “Prisma offer specific experience and expertise the Luxembourg Fund Industry. I am also very happy with the flexible approach to covering our project which made the whole experience a lot easier for us.” Thank you for the feedback!

A sound wavelength ahead!

We invite you to surf on the sound wave of the Prisma Spotify playlist whilst you dream about sandy beaches, lottery wins, happy days, great concerts and the magic of the moment. Make every day count and enjoy the music. (we remain at your disposal to answer any questions about which team member chose which […]

The best leaders are those who empower others

What was the best advice you ever received, Carole Miltgen, when you set-up your own company? “Be the least important person in your company”.

Enjoy what you do!

Like all clichés (and this is one); it is true. If you hate to get up in the morning to go to work, you will not perform well. It’s a fact that we are very much aware of at Prisma and we do our very best that our people enjoy their work.

Curing Paralysis Through Collaboration

Last night we have attended a speech by a very inspiring young man who made us all realize that we really have nothing to complain about. http://delano.lu/d/detail/news/curing-paralysis-through-collaboration/192234

Luxembourg’s 2018 elections in numbers

On 14 October, Luxembourgers will go to the polls to elect a new parliament out of which a government will be formed. http://delano.lu/d/detail/news/luxembourgs-2018-elections-numbers/192438?fbclid=IwAR0e_-TnkZccyW4eRmLG0M7GOnEBMxJIkz-ceNVeZYW16O0JPYr_A2mhExw

ALFI Conference 25-26 September 2018

Initially designed to help European households save, three decades later, Ucits is now also a favorite fund vehicle for global institutions. What ingredients of this success can contribute to future success? http://delano.lu/d/detail/snapshots/model-next-30-years/191356#pid=1

Project Manager

Project Manager Full-time job We are expanding our team and are looking for a Project Manager in Financial Communication! Do you speak English, German and French? Can you relate to this description: Project management responsibilities include delivering every project on time within budget and scope. The PM should have a background in business skills, management, […]

ALFI wants subscription tax review

Luxembourg’s fund chiefs are calling on the next government to reorganise the subscription tax on funds to help lower their operating costs. http://delano.lu/d/detail/news/alfi-wants-subscription-tax-review/190740

Down memory lane…

10 years ago when Prisma was only a young start-up we lost one of our first clients: Lehman Brothers. This was really bad news, but says Carole Miltgen CEO: “the worst souvenir I have of this period is that they said on the radio that the Luxembourg banks will go down. And all I could […]

Beautiful City of Luxembourg

Our beautiful city of Luxembourg where we work, on a sunny September morning

Luxembourg women among longest-living females in EU

According to a Eurostat study, Luxembourg women are among the longest-living among female EU nationals. The longest lived are Spanish women, according to the latest data published by Eurostat, who have a life expectancy of 86 years. Next are French woman (85.7), Italians (85.6) and finally Luxembourg women. According to the study, women have a […]

Ten years after Lehmans

Ten years after Lehmans, it’s as if we’ve learned nothing from the crash http://delano.lu/…/ten-years-after-lehmans-its-if-we…/189848

Andbank relocates funds to Luxembourg

Andorran financial group Andbank has transferred €650 million assets from investment funds managed in Spain to Luxembourg, an operation designed to reach a larger number of investors. http://delano.lu/…/andbank-relocates-funds-luxembourg/189682

Braderie

We are open on Monday 3 September, when Luxembourg holds its annual “Braderie”. A Braderie simply is a street sale, taking place on a pre-defined day at the end of the Sales. The shop owners will set up their stalls outside the shops and sell their goods for lower prices (“bradéiert Präisser”). In general a […]

Rue Jean Monnet

The Prisma office is located in rue Jean Monnet. Monsieur Monnet is considered as one of the founding fathers of the European Union. Jean Monnet was an influential supporter of the European unity in the 1950s. Born in 1888 in France, he worked as a political economist and diplomat and died in 1979. If you […]

History of the Schouberfouer

The first known Schouberfouer (Schuebi) took place in 1298 under Heinrich VII, father of Jean de Luxembourg (John the Blind). At this time it was a market where people from all over the country came to buy and sell cloth. This fair was however not very successful and stopped again a few years later. The […]

Earth Overshoot Day 2018 was August 1, the earliest it’s ever been

We humans have depleted the Earth’s natural resources with five months still to go in 2018 😰…. In our office we don’t use plastic containers, no bottles, cutlery or other. We only buy fair trade products such as coffee, tea and sugar. We use water wisely and only fill the kettle for the amount of […]

Toast of the Town

We often take communication skills for granted. But the art of communication is more subtle and powerful than many realise. Toastmasters clubs help to unlock this magic skill. http://delano.lu/d/detail/news/toast-town/184546

2.5% earning rise in Luxemboug for 1 August

Wages and pensions are set to rise in Luxembourg by 2.5% from 1 August 2018. http://delano.lu/d/detail/news/25-earning-rise-1-august/187884

Be Proud of Who You Are

In our office we hardly have any rules but one: “In this office everybody is equal, despite the gender, age, sexual orientation, race, nationality, disability and/or other. Everybody is treated the same way and the company does not accept any kind of harassment, exclusion, discrimination and bullying. If a complaint about any of the above […]

PRISMA sponsor the BCC Mudam event

Prisma is sponsoring the last event before the summer break. We invite you to the stunning MUDAM where we will get a guided tour of the “Susumu Shingu” and “No Man’s Land” exhibitions with an introductory speech by Suzanne Cotter. Lunch will be served after the tour. As the sponsor of this event, Prisma has […]

Luxembourg is Europe’s 8th most expensive city

Luxembourg may be expensive, but UBS study shows people are paid enough to offset most costs. Luxembourg is ranked 11th in the world (including rent), 3rd in terms of earnings levels, and 5th in purchasing power, according to the UBS Global Wealth Management’s Chief Investment Office (CIO), which on Tuesday published research on prices and […]

New Luxembourg Info Graphics

The Crazy Statistics about Luxembourg in the new Info Graphics: http://delano.lu/d/detail/news/crazy-about-stats-youll-love/166447

CSSF Introduces New Tariffs

Luxembourg’s financial supervisory commission, the CSSF, has introduced new tariffs to help it respond to an increasing workload and pay a growing workforce. The changes came into effect on 22 December 2017 and concern the fees collected by the CSSF from regulated entities such as credit institutions, collective investment funds, managers, FSPs and auditors. http://delano.lu/d/det…/news/cssf-increases-its-rates/165661

Job Description: Project Manager

  Summary The Project Manager coordinates project management duties. The PM coordinates internal and external resources and/or vendors for the flawless execution of projects. The PM oversees and performs administrative functions concerned with a project. This may include calling clients, partner, vendors; making appointments, doing site visits and preparing reports. The PM is skilled at […]

Prisma Newsletter

The PRIIP KIDs production will start soon. We are ready, so contact us any time. We also update you on the GDPR and ask you, by this email, to give us approval to send you newletters and other information, going forward. MiFID II is another subject that we talk about currently, and FinTechs are the […]

Automated PRIIP KID Production

Please refer to our new factsheet for details about our PRIIP KID solution. ADVANTAGES Reduced time-to-market Mitigation of human error risks Reduced manual workflow High level of automation Compliance verification

3,000 EUR for the Prisma Rugby Summer Camp

The Prisma RCL rugby summer camp took place from 28 August to 1 September 2017 at Stade Boy Kohnen. For 5 days, children between 8 and 18 years participated in pre-season Rugby drills and activities, expertly guided by professional coaches Eugene McCarthy and Willy Shubert from Ireland, former Harlequins winger Danny Ligari Badham and Luxembourg’s […]

Number of job seekers in Luxembourg falls 4.5 per cent in June

Good news: “There was a 9% increase in job vacancies year-on-year listed by employers as well, a total of 2,883 vacant posts in June 2017.” https://www.wort.lu/en/luxembourg/economy-number-of-jobseekers-in-luxembourg-falls-4-5-per-cent-in-june-597731b7a5e74263e13c4ae0

Men are from Earth – Women are from Earth – Deal with it!

The Prisma team is composed of nearly women only. We never wasted too much time thinking about this fact and it is only when external people mention it, that we consider it for a second before we just get on with what we were doing. So is it a coincidence? Maybe. There is a possibility […]

Inauguration of the playground Prisma S.A. – Matthëllef asbl

Every year, instead of giving individual gifts to our clients, we donate money to a specific charity project. In 2016 we donated 2,200 EUR to Mathëllef Asbl. Mathëllef offers support and therapy to mentally disordered people. Thanks to our donation, Mathëllef was able to build a playground, which was inaugurated this month. We are very […]

Prisma Newsletter

A secure and easy to handle Board Pack Solution? We have the perfect toy for you. Mutual Fund Recognition between Switzerland and Hong Kong – you’ll need to translate your documents into German, French and Mandarin soon. We are ready to assist you.

Carole Miltgen selected as Mentor for nyuko

Congratulations to our CEO Carole Miltgen, for being selected as a Mentor to join the Business Mentoring program at nyuko Luxembourg.

Press Release

Prisma is an independent privately owned company in Luxembourg, active since 2006. There has been some confusion due to a recent press publication (Ignites 2 February 2016), which we’d like to rectify herewith by sharing this extract from the Deloitte press release:

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