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


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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Bird & Bird announces plans to open patent-focused Luxembourg office

21-May-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Bird & Bird has announced that it has applied to the Luxembourg bar for approval to launch in the Grand Duchy, its 28th office worldwide.

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Osborne Clarke's real estate team recruits Taylor Wessing's Brussels managing partner

18-May-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Osborne Clarke has hired Taylor Wessing’s Brussels managing partner to join its real estate team in the Belgian capital. 


Fieldfisher makes up four in London and Brussels

12-May-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Fieldfisher has promoted four lawyers to partnership in its 2015 round marking the lowest number of promotions at the firm in recent years. 

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Data Issues Roundup – 28 May 2015: ICO issues a penalty sum; Belgian Data Protection Agency warns Facebook; and more download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 1-Jun-2015

Also: ICO publishes review on data sharing; and Italian Data Protection Authority extends the scope of online profiling by ‘valuable’ guidelines.

Dutch offshore wind power generation – maximum tender amounts and subsidy floor price announced download subscription

Baker & McKenzie 1-Jun-2015

The Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs announced the maximum tender amounts and the subsidy floor price for the upcoming tenders for the two offshore wind power generation sites.

Can property investment funds be exempt from VAT? download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 26-May-2015

The Advocate General of the CJEU has further defined VAT exemptions applicable to collective investment funds

Luxembourg: anti-money laundering – find the beneficial owner download subscription

Ogier 15-May-2015

Several mechanisms and arrangements are available for someone who wants to conceal his involvement in a transaction. 

Luxembourg demands more transparency from fund managers download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 8-May-2015

They must now inform the regulator about new funds they take on.

Funds: Luxembourg and the Chinese connection download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 5-May-2015

Luxembourg opens the door to China with approval of R-QFII UCITS funds.

Tax update, April: the veracity of tax returns; VAT on e-books; and more download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 1-May-2015

Luxembourg, EU and international developments in tax regulation, including the double tax treaty network.

EU long-term investment funds: new to the Luxembourg alternative funds toolbox download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 23-Apr-2015

The key elements of the new funds that are intended to boost longer term investment in the EU economy.

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