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Pierre-Michaël de Waersegger

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Arendt & Medernach

Work Department

Insurance & Reinsurance Law ; Banking & Financial Services

Position

Pierre-Michaël de Waersegger is a Partner in the Insurance & Reinsurance Law practice and the Banking & Financial Services practices.

Career

Pierre-Michaël assists insurance and reinsurance companies, as well as banks and professionals of the financial sector regarding all Luxembourg legal and regulatory aspects of their activities, including licencing requirements, capitalizing opportunities, merger and acquisition operations, and new products and services development.

His expertise includes advising on the implementation of AML/CTF, MIFID, PSD, CRD, Solvency II and IDD regulations, the drafting and review of contractual documentation as well as contacts with the regulators.

Pierre-Michaël’s expertise also encompasses legal advice on insurance products for financial institutions, investments companies and any other type of company having a need for insurance products.

Languages

English, French and reading knowledge of Dutch and Spanish.

Member

He has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 2009 and was also a member of the Brussels Bar (Belgium) until 2013.

Education

Pierre-Michaël de Waersegger holds a Master's degree in law from the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium) as well as a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) in European law from the Institut des Etudes Européennes (Belgium).


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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Insurance

Within: Leading individuals

 Pierre-Michaël de Waersegger - Arendt & Medernach

Within: Insurance

'Market leading in the jurisdiction', Arendt & Medernach combines deep regulatory knowledge with corporate expertise to provide a compelling offering to insurance entities across M&A in the sector, advice on establishing new products and on licensing requirements. Pierre-Michaël de Waersegger and Paul Mousel have an excellent reputation in the market and have been acting for numerous insurance companies on relocation strategies in light of Brexit. Christian Point handles a range of insurance litigation, including coverage disputes.

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