Special report: Luxembourg – on the IP offensive

26-Jan-2015 | By Margaret Taylor

Intellectual property is the next weapon in Luxembourg’s armoury of business offerings – but first it must past the EC ‘state aid’ test


Special report: Luxembourg – Money plus

14-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

As Fiat, Apple and Starbucks earn the Duchy a rap on the knuckles for its tax rules, will the government’s efforts to diversify the economy take firmer root?


Luxembourg: International style

27-Jan-2014 | By Burhan Khadbai

Second-tier international law firms are joining the top players in Luxembourg as its stability and global outlook continue to attract big business


Netherlands: Small and strong

9-Dec-2013 | By Burhan Khadbai

Boutiques bloom as the legal market adapts to a sluggish economy

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MoFo boosts Berlin with data protection hires from De Brauw

2-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Morrison & Foerster (MoFo) has turned to De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek for the hire of two data protection lawyers, including the Dutch firm’s global data privacy chair Lokke Moerel.


Bakers hires seven-strong Linklaters and Houthoff Buruma corporate team in Amsterdam

30-Jan-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Baker & McKenzie has hired a seven-strong team from Houthoff Buruma and Linklaters to boost its M&A, capital markets and private equity offering in Amsterdam.  


De Brauw notary team splits away as Dutch boutique trend gains momentum

19-Jan-2015 | By Joanne Harris

A team of corporate law notaries from Benelux firm De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek have used the growth of the boutique market in the Netherlands as the catalyst to establish their own spin-off practice.

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The Arendter No3: Luxembourg’s legal regime for enterprise weblink

Arendt & Medernach 26-Feb-2015

Luxembourg’s advantages for companies considering locating their business here and insight into the country’s legal regime for enterprises.

Extension of the list of individuals and entities subject to a travel ban and/or an asset freeze download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 18-Feb-2015

The restrictive measures targeting individuals and entities for threatening or undermining Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity have been extended.

The simplified private limited liability company: a new tool for fostering the entrepreneurial culture in Luxembourg? download subscription

Wildgen 16-Feb-2015

On the 21 January 2015, the cabinet of the Luxembourg government suggested a solution to break the vicious circle and adopted a bill of law on the establishment of a new type of legal form.

European defence and security procurement: difficulties and action points download subscription

Eversheds 11-Feb-2015

The European defence sector is not generally characterised by transparency, and still is quite fragmented.

Commission for the Supervision of the Financial Sector — circular 14/587 download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 3-Feb-2015

This is a CSSF circular to credit institutions acting as depositaries of UCITS, represented by their management company .

La moralité de ‘Je suis Charlie’ download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 2-Feb-2015

There have also been several attempts to register the phrase ‘Je suis Charlie’ as a trademark.

Tax update — January 2015 download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 30-Jan-2015

The Luxembourg Budget law, abolition of the witholding tax system and a new circular on benefits-in-kind, plus more.

Competition News — January 2015 download subscription

Dentons 27-Jan-2015

Competition news from across Europe. 

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