Chevalier & Sciales
Chevalier & Sciales is a Luxembourg law firm established in 2005 and dedicated to the investment management, banking and financial industry. Our services cover the formation of funds (UCITS, SIFs and part II funds)/investment vehicles or corporations, and advice for entrepreneurs, investors, financial professionals and fund managers.
The firm’s practice, although exclusively focused on Luxembourg law, is global and multidisciplinary. Indeed, Chevalier & Sciales offers a comprehensive and specialised legal service covering all the key legal and tax aspects relating to an investment process from structuring and devising creative and tax efficient investment structures up to their complete implementation. Our team, composed of high-skilled lawyers, with interdisciplinary expertise and in-depth understanding of financial markets, is responsive and renders high-quality and competitive advice.
Chevalier & Sciales has been consistently recommended in the Legal 500 rankings over the past few years in the fields of investment funds, banking and finance, and investment fund-related litigation. In the 2013 Legal 500 edition published on 26 March, Chevalier & Sciales is ranked for investment funds in the same tier as other leading law firms in Luxembourg and magic circle firms (please click here).
The new Legal 500 edition says in its section on investment funds: 'Chevalier & Sciales helps clients to meet investment goals within the negotiated budgets, time-wise and cost-wise. The team can handle complex matters and provides clear-cut solutions. The firm, which has a thorough knowledge of the fund industry, recently created alternative UCITS, traditional UCITS, master feeder UCITS IV structures and SIFs for banks and leading fund managers. It has also been involved in the restructuring of UCITS management companies and represented clients in fund-related litigation. Olivier Sciales and Rémi Chevalier are recommended.'
In the section on banking and finance, the Legal 500 says: 'Investment fund boutique Chevalier & Sciales also advises clients on financing transactions and regulatory matters. It has expertise in sophisticated financing tools and related surety instruments. Securitisation specialist Rémi Chevalier is recommended.'
Briefings from Chevalier & Sciales
The CSSF has published on its website the fourth update of its Frequently Asked Questions document regarding Luxembourg’s law of 12 July 2013 on alternative investment fund managers.
Chevalier & Sciales has created a treaty table to provide you with a view of the Luxembourg double tax treaties in force or currently pending.