Arendt & Medernach
Banking and insurance
Our banking team advises our clients on all types of regulatory issues relating to their business activity and assists them in all their dealings with the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF). In this context, our lawyers pride themselves on having been involved in the setting up of a significant number of banks and professionals of the financial sector. In the private banking field, our lawyers advise financial institutions on all legal aspects relating to their dealings with their customers and their professional counter-parties. For more information on banking and insurance click here.
We provide our investment management clients with high-quality legal and tax advice on fund-related matters. Our clients include domestic and foreign fund sponsors, public and specialised investment funds, asset managers, service providers in the financial sector and sophisticated and institutional investors. For more information on investment management click here.
Multinational companies and public sector
We regularly advise multinational companies with respect to transactional, tax, corporate finance, competition, securities, insurance, employment, corporate governance, regulatory, compliance, intellectual property, data protection, e-commerce, electronic communications, media and litigation matters. Our professionals are recognised for their ability to manage complexity and to come up with creative and practical legal solutions. For more information on multinational companies and public sector click here.
Our private client team advises both domestic and international entrepreneurs, business owners, individuals, high-net-worth individuals and their families with regard to their private wealth and their business units. We provide advice on a broad range of assets as diversified as:
- Real estate
- Investment in financial instruments
- Family business
- Leisure instruments
- Art and culture assets
Our team also works closely with and advises private bankers and family offices on all related wealth-management matters and regulatory issues.
Our experience covers the whole range of services, including the (re)structuring, preservation, transfer and global planning of the wealth of our clients. Our private client lawyers are familiar with the entire array of wealth-management instruments and, in order to satisfy the customised needs of our clients, we skillfully handle the full range of Luxembourg corporate and contractual wealth management tools. With regard to more sophisticated needs, we propose international structures such as trust or private foundation structures. Our dedicated private client lawyers perfectly understand the expectations and needs of wealthy clients and their families, needs which may range from confidentiality and private issues to asset protection or tax efficiency, as well as to estate planning needs.
We regularly assist clients and their families to relocate to Luxembourg.
We are also regularly involved in both national and cross-border estate planning and estate organisation matters. We provide advice on wills, donations and matrimonial agreements, and advice on all aspects of family governance, and are familiar with the drafting of family constitutions. Our team has developed considerable expertise in handling complex inheritance litigation issues. Finally, our professionals are recognised for their ability to provide advice and to support any type of philanthropic activity.
For all our private client advice, we draw on expertise from the proven experience of our corporate, tax and litigation lawyers.
Luxembourg has positioned itself as a favourite jurisdiction for structuring private equity transactions. In this complex legal, tax and regulatory environment, our dedicated private equity team, with its longstanding experience, fully understands the changing context of the private equity market and the underlying high expectations of our clients. In particular, our team recognises the importance of providing top-quality legal and tax advice in a timely and practical manner, which allows our clients to respond quickly to opportunities in this competitive environment. For more information on private equity click here.
We provide a complete range of services to both domestic and international real-estate clients including real-estate promoters, public institutions, real-estate managers and advisers and institutional and private investors. Our services cover the whole range of property-related matters, including structuring investment vehicles, debt financing, property transactions, planning and environmental issues and property litigation. We provide advice on a broad range of asset classes, such as office properties, retail and industrial properties, hotels and resorts. For more information on real estate click here.
News from Arendt & Medernach
Briefings from Arendt & Medernach
After the publication of the CSSF Circular 14/587 on UCITS depositaries last week, it is now the European legislator’s turn to adopt new rules on UCITS depositaries.
The CSSF publishes the article 42 AIFMD information form: non-EU AIFMs can notify CSSF of intention to market in Luxembourg
The CSSF has published guidance on the notification to it by non-EU AIFMs of their intention to market their EU and non-EU AIFs to professional investors in Luxembourg.