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Anne-Marie Nicolas

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Banking and Finance


Anne-Marie Nicolas, Avocat à la Cour, is a partner in the Banking and Finance Practice Group in our Luxembourg office. She specialises in banking and finance law and acts for banks, financial institutions, corporates and investors.


Anne-Marie advises in cross-border finance transactions, including acquisition financing, asset financings, structured finance and debt (re)structuring, as well as on regulatory, insolvency and corporate governance matters.

Before joining our office, Anne-Marie gained extensive experience at a major global law firm in Luxembourg and headed the EMEA and India corporate and legal practice of an S&P 500 industrial group listed on the New York Stock Exchange. She is an active member of various associations in the financial services industry, has published on finance and corporate governance and is a founding and board member of the ThinkBlockTank, an EU blockchain association.


English, French, German


  • New York Bar, 2004
  • Luxembourg Bar, 2003
  • Luxembourg Directors Association (ILA)
  • Luxembourg Bankers Association (ABBL)
  • Luxembourg Banking Lawyers Association (ALJB)


  • LL.M. in American Law, Boston University (Boston, Massachusetts,USA), 2002
  • Master's in French Law (double Master's Programme), Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris, France), 2001
  • Master's in German Law (double Master's Programme), Universität zu Köln (Cologne, Germany), 2001


Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Praised for its ability to connect the expertise of lawyers from across complementary practice areas, including tax, the 'commercially aware and pragmatic' team at Loyens & Loeff provides 'very comprehensive solutions' to an impressive roster of clients, including AlpInvest Partners, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Blackrock. The 'very experiencedJudith Raijmakers and Cédric Raffoul recently advised Morgan Stanley Investment Management on the refinancing of the original debt package to facilitate Samsonite's acquisition of Tumi Holdings. The 'very hands-on and focusedVassiliyan Zanev and the 'constructive and helpful' Antoine Fortier-Grethen have particular expertise in relation to fund financing. Anne-Marie Nicolas is noted for her expertise in secured lending.

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  • New reporting obligations for Luxembourg securitisation vehicles

    Recognising the close links between the securitisation activities of financial vehicles corporations engaged in securitisation transactions (FVCs) and monetary financial institutions, the European Central Bank (ECB) has adopted on December 19, 2008 Regulation (EC) No 24/2009 concerning statistics on the assets and liabilities of FVCs (the ECB Regulation).
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