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Philippe Dupont

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Arendt & Medernach

Work Department

Bank Lending & Structured Finance ; Banking & Financial Services

Position

Philippe Dupont is a Founding Partner and a member of both the Bank Lending & Structured Finance and the Banking & Financial Services practices of Arendt & Medernach.

Career

He specialises in banking and finance and has considerable experience in bank regulatory matters as well as capital markets, lending, securities and structured finance transactions and litigation in finance matters.

Languages

English, French, German and Luxembourgish.

Member

He has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 1986.

He is a member of various advisory committees with the Ministry of Finance and with the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF), the regulatory authority of the financial sector in Luxembourg. He was a member of the Luxembourg delegation and of the drafting group of the Unidroit Convention on substantive rules for intermediated securities, the Luxembourg expert at the Hague Convention on the law applicable to certain rights in respect of securities held with an intermediary and a member of the Luxembourg delegation and of the drafting group at the diplomatic conference leading to the Luxembourg Protocol to the Convention on international interests in mobile equipment on matters specific to railway rolling stock. He was also a member of various expert groups set up by the European Commission. He is a visiting lecturer in securities law at the University of Luxembourg and the author of various publications.

He is a Conciliator and Arbitrator at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and a Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration.

Education

Philippe Dupont holds a Master's degree in law from the Université de Paris (France) and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the London School of Economics and Political Science (U.K.).


Luxembourg

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

With two distinct teams (numbering eight partners in total) focusing on regulatory and transactional work in the banking and finance sector, Arendt & Medernach has the strength-in-depth to provide an all-encompassing service to an impressive roster of financial institutions, including Credit Suisse, UBS, Natixis and HSBC. The 'excellentPaul Mousel and Pierre-Michaël de Waersegger are well regarded for their regulatory knowledge and have been providing high-level strategic advice to a raft of insurance companies, including AIG Insurance and RSA Insurance Group, on their relocation strategies in light of Brexit. On the transactional front, Grégory Minne recently advised HSBC and Barclays on the £420m English-law governed margin facility granted to Global City Theatres in order to facilitate its investment in Cineworld's rights issue. François Warken is 'very strong on the capital markets/structured finance front', and is a key practitioner that also includes debt capital markets experts Matthieu Taillandier and the 'vastly knowledgeablePhilippe Dupont, and Laurent Schummer, who specialises in equity capital markets matters. Other recommended practitioners include Marc Mouton, who has developed a strong reputation for fintech regulatory issues, and Glenn Meyer, whose broad-ranging regulatory expertise frequently sees him instructed on discrete standalone matters as well as on the regulatory issues concomitant to financial services M&A.

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