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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

If your firm wishes to publish press releases or articles, please contact Shehab Khurshid on +44 (0) 207 396 5689 or shehab.khurshid@legalease.co.uk

 

Arendt & Medernach appoints three new Partners

April 2018. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

Luxembourg, 25 January 2018 - Arendt & Medernach has the pleasure of announcing the appointment of three new Partners.

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Eric Fort takes over as head of the New York office

October 2017. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

Arendt & Medernach is delighted to announce that as of September, Eric Fort will succeed Bob Calmes as head of our New York office. Having successfully worked with institutional and private clients operating in Luxembourg, Eric brings a wealth of experience to the US office where our aim is to continue to provide tailored advice for our clients in this market.

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Arendt & Medernach: Luxembourg Law Firm of the Year

August 2017. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

Luxembourg, May 2017 – Arendt & Medernach is proud to have been named “Luxembourg Law firm of the year” both by Chambers & Partners and IFLR (International Financial Law Review). The prestigious trophies were both received in April in London at the respective ceremonies of the Chambers Europe Awards 2017 and the IFLR European Awards 2017.

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The new year and what’s new regarding labour law

February 2017. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

30/12/2016

The year 2017 will kick off with three major changes involving sizeable consequences for both employers and employees: wage indexation (l), an increase of the minimum social wage (II) and a reform of the organisation of working hours (III).

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Country-by-country reporting (CBCR) implementation in Luxembourg

February 2017. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

29/12/2016

​On 13 December 2016, to ensure compliance with the BEPS Action Plan, the Luxembourg Parliament adopted bill of law No. 7031 (CBCR Law) implementing Council Directive (EU) 2016/881 of 25 May 2016 (DAC IV) as regards mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation and introducing new reporting obligations for multinational companies. Based on the information attached, you should be able to assess the impact of the new legislation on your group companies by:

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New Circular Letter on the tax treatment of companies engaged in intra-group financing transactions

February 2017. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

28/12/2016

On 27 December 2016 the Luxembourg Tax Authorities (Administration des contributions directes) issued Circular Letter L.I.R. – N° 56/1 – 56bis/1 (the “New Circular Letter”) on the tax treatment of companies engaged in intra-group financing transactions.

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Back to 2016 - Forward to 2017

February 2017. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

20/12/2016

​2016 was a turbulent and busy year, not least in respect of legal and regulatory changes that may impact your business. We are pleased to provide you with an overview of the major legal and regulatory developments under Luxembourg and EU law.

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Societal impact company

February 2017. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

15/12/2016

The law of 12 December 2016 (the “Law”) has introduced a new legal framework for companies having a social or societal impact: the société d’impact sociétal (the “SIS”).

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Societal impact company

February 2017. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

15/12/2016

The law of 12 December 2016 (the “Law”) has introduced a new legal framework for companies having a social or societal impact: the société d’impact sociétal (the “SIS”).

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Perfection of the New Market Abuse Regime in Luxembourg

February 2017. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

13/12/2016

Today, the Luxembourg Parliament enacted the law (the “New Market Abuse Law”) implementing Directive 2014/57/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on criminal sanctions for market abuse (market abuse directive), also known as the “Market Abuse Criminal Sanctions Directive” (“Directive 2014/57/EU”) and Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2015/2392 of 17 December 2015 on Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards reporting to competent authorities of actual or potential infringements of that Regulation (“Directive (EU) 2015/2392”). With the transposition of Directive 2014/57/EU and Directive (EU) 2015/2392, Luxembourg has ensured the effective implementation of the new market abuse regime deriving from Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on market abuse (market abuse regulation) and repealing Directive 2003/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Commission Directives 2003/124/EC, 2003/125/EC and 2004/72/EC (the “Market Abuse Regulation”) and its related implementing and delegated regulations, which had already entered into force on 3 July 2016.

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OECD adopts multilateral convention to implement BEPS measures

February 2017. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

2/12/2016

On 24 November 2016, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (“OECD”) adopted the multilateral convention composed of the multilateral instrument (“MLI”) and explanatory statements (“ES”). The implementation of the MLI could result in significant changes to the bilateral tax treaties concluded by Luxembourg and may affect amongst other the tax treaty access of tax transparent entities. Unfortunately the MLI does not address the tax treaty access of collective investment funds and uncertainty remains in this respect.

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Arendt & Medernach recognised as "Best advisory firm - UCITS" in the MENA Region - Press release

June 2016. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

​For the fourth year in a row, Arendt & Medernach has been named “Best Advisory Firm” at the 2016 MENA Fund Manager Fund Services Awards which was held in Dubai on 26 January 2016. Arendt & Medernach was successively recognized in the category Compliance & Regulation and then three times in the UCITS category.

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5 new Partners

June 2016. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

Arendt & Medernach has the pleasure to announce the nomination of 5 new partners: Pierre-Michaël de Waersegger, Stéphane Karolczuk, Marc Mouton, Jan Neugebauer and Philippe Schmit. Those nominations demonstrate the firm’s dynamic development in line with its strategic objectives.

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Arendt & Medernach - Press release - Who's Who Legal Private Funds 2014

February 2014. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

Claude Kremer and Gilles Dusemon have been identified as leading lawyers in the field of private funds by the International Who’s Who Legal for the second consecutive year.

The International Who’s Who Legal Private Funds 2014 is a publication of Who’s Who Legal which has canvassed and analysed the opinions of law firm clients and private funds lawyers from around the world. Read more...

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Arendt & Medernach awarded “Best Advisory Firm – UCITS” at the 2014 MENA Fund Manager Fund Ser

January 2014. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

With its first success in the UCITS category, Arendt & Medernach has been named "Best Advisory Firm" for the second year running at the 2014 MENA Fund Manager Fund Services Awards which was held in Dubai on 14 January 2014. Read more...

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Arendt & Medernach - Funds raised by Arendt Medernach remitted to charitable organisations

January 2014. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

Arendt & Medernach has once again had the pleasure of demonstrating its support for the charitable organisations "Pour un Sourire d'Enfant a.s.b.l." and "Fondatioun Kriibskrank Kanner". The funds remitted to these two associations were raised via the registration fees for the Arendt Financial Law Forum which took place on 13 October 2013 at Mondorf-les-Bains and which was attended by more than 180 people, legal experts and other decision-makers of financial institutions. Read more...

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Arendt & Medernach named "Best Labour Law Firm" for the fifth consecutive year

December 2012. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

Arendt & Medernach was rewarded with the prize for the ‘Best Labour Law Firm’ for the fifth consecutive year.

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Laurent Schummer, Corporate partner joins Arendt & Medernach

November 2012. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

Arendt & Medernach, the largest law firm in Luxembourg, is pleased to announce the arrival of Laurent Schummer at the firm. Laurent Schummer, 39, specialises in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and the structuring of private equity funds.

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10 counsel and 9 new senior associates appointed at Arendt & Medernach

August 2012. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

Arendt & Medernach has the pleasure of announcing the appointment of 10 counsel and 9 new senior associates with effect from 1 July 2012. The promotions demonstrate the firm’s commitment to strengthening the practice areas in which the new counsel and senior associates operate.

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Lex Mundi Admits Arendt & Medernach as its Member Firm for Luxembourg

February 2012. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

Lex Mundi’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to admit Arendt & Medernach as the exclusive member firm for Luxembourg.

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Camille Bourke, Max Kremer, Alexander Olliges and Matthieu Taillandier have been elected partners of

February 2012. Press Releases by Arendt & Medernach (view listing).

Arendt & Medernach

Camille Bourke is a partner in the investment funds practice of Arendt & Medernach. She specialises in the legal and regulatory aspects of private equity funds structuring, as well as in corporate law issues arising out of private equity transactions.

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