Intellectual property is the next weapon in Luxembourg’s armoury of business offerings – but first it must past the EC ‘state aid’ test
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?
Second-tier international law firms are joining the top players in Luxembourg as its stability and global outlook continue to attract big business
Boutiques bloom as the legal market adapts to a sluggish economy
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
There have also been several attempts to register the phrase ‘Je suis Charlie’ as a trademark.
Tax update — January 2015 download subscription
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
Competition news from across Europe.