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Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 4

Molitor Avocats à la Cour

At Molitor Avocats à la Cour, the ‘knowledgeable and pragmaticMichel Molitor regularly handles the local law aspects of cross-border matters, including debt capital markets issuances and bank loans. Of counsel Martina Huppertz is also recommended.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Molitor Avocats à la Cour

At Molitor Avocats à la Cour, ‘professional and knowledgeable’ team head Chan Park has significant experience handling cross-border transactions for funds and corporates.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Molitor Avocats à la Cour

Co-headed by François Cautaerts and the ‘excellentPaulo Lopes Da Silva, Molitor Avocats à la Cour focuses on cross-border disputes. Da Silva has been handling pre-litigation advice to an Italian bank on its potential recourse against two Luxembourg-based specialised investment funds (SIFs). Michel Molitorprovides expeditious advice in procedural matters of a commercial, financial enforcement nature’.

Leading individuals

Michel Molitor - Molitor Avocats à la Cour

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Molitor Avocats à la Cour

At Molitor Avocats à la Cour, managing partner Michel Molitor has a longstanding reputation of handling a range of employment matters, including collective bargaining. As well as representing corporates, Molitor regularly advises senior executives on a variety of issues, including unfair dismissal claims.

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IP and IT
IP and IT - ranked: tier 2

Molitor Avocats à la Cour

Molitor Avocats à la Cour handles a range of work, including e-commerce and data protection mandates. The team is now headed by senior associate Claire Denoual following Claire Leonelli’s departure at the end of August 2016 to C law.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 2

Molitor Avocats à la Cour

At Molitor Avocats à la Cour, managing partner Michel Molitor handles insurance disputes as part of his broad-ranging litigation expertise.

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 5

Molitor Avocats à la Cour

Molitor Avocats à la Cour provides a ‘responsive and knowledgeable service’ to clients engaged in establishing new funds as well as restructuring existing ones. Team head Martina Huppertz regularly represents German clients with their investment fund requirements. Augustin de Longeaux joined from Clifford Chance.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Molitor Avocats à la Cour

Molitor Avocats à la Cour’s Stéphanie Juan is the primary contact for real estate work and is active across a range of matters including the leasing, purchasing and sale of land. The ‘technical and responsivePaulo Lopes Da Silva is regularly involved in real estate disputes.

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  • Luxembourg IP Tax Regime Repealed

    Bill No 6900 for the budget for 2016, presented on 14 October 2015 by the Luxembourg Minister of Finance Pierre Gramegna, is about to be adopted. It repeals the existing business-friendly tax regime encouraging the exploitation of intellectual property rights (“IPRs”) as from 1 July 2016, with a transitional period beginning on 1 July 2016 and ending on 30 June 2021.
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  • VAT in the GCC – Q&A updates from the UAE Ministry of Finance

    On 9 July the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Finance (MOF) published an update of the Value Added Tax (VAT) FAQ section of its website.     
  • Foreign issuers on Luxembourg Stock Exchange must now provide LEI codes

    The Luxembourg Stock Exchange now requires all domestic and foreign issuers operating on the regulated market, the Bourse de Luxembourg, or its Euro MTF multilateral trading facility, to provide the exchange with their legal entity identifier codes. The exchange has called on foreign issuers to check the ongoing validity of their LEI codes with local operating units designated by different countries and to send them to the exchange by e-mail to bolide@bourse.lu .
  • New Tax Procedures Law in the UAE

    On 31 July 2017, the President of the United Arab Emirates (the “UAE ”) issued the new Tax Procedures Law (the “Law ”). This Law contributes to build the UAE’s tax system, to regulate the administration and collection of taxes and most importantly, to clarify the respective rights and obligations between the Federal Tax Authority (the “FTA ”) and the taxpayer.
  • Confirmation of the end of the VAT exemption regime for financial IGPs

    Following the Luxembourg case C-274/15, the series of cases relating to the scope of the cost-sharing VAT exemption also referred to as “Independent Group of Persons” (“IGP”) continues with the release today of three judgements by the Court of Justice of the EU (“CJUE”): Aviva (C-605/15), DNB Banka (C-326/15) and European Commission v Federal Republic of Germany (C-616/15).
  • Luxembourg law on the exploration and use of space resources entered into force

    The Luxembourg law on the exploration and use of space resources of 20 July 2017 entered into force on 2 August 2017 and placed Luxembourg among the most innovative space-oriented nations in the world.
  • UAE domestic VAT law released!

    On 27 August 2017, the United Arab Emirates (the " UAE ") published the text of its domestic Value Added Tax (the " VAT ") Law, shortly after releasing the text of its Excise Tax Law last week, and the Federal Tax Procedures Law earlier this month. It will be followed by implementing regulations, which will provide more detail on application of the VAT Law.
  • ICLG 4th edition - Corporate Immigration 2017

    As Luxembourg is gaining increasing success in international mobility and business immigration , the applicable legal framework has been recently adapted by introducing several new categories of residence permits in Luxembourg, including a residence permit for investors.
  • Posting of workers and its implications for posting companies - New law

    A revision of the Posting Directive became necessary after it proved that the Posting Directive contained numerous pitfalls in the past. In some cases it turned out that companies posting employees were only “letterbox companies” without any substance. In other cases, situations where concerned employees’ rights were being circumvented were unveiled.
  • CSSF provides guidance on PRIIPs KID for Luxembourg alternative funds

    In the latest update of its Frequently Asked Questions document on the legislation governing alternative investment fund managers, published on July 6, 2017, Luxembourg financial regulator CSSF has addressed issues raised by the introduction in January 2018 of the European Union’s regulation on Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products and its requirement for such products to provide investors with a Key Information Document.
  • New Tax Procedures Law in the UAE

    On 31 July 2017, the President of the United Arab Emirates (the “UAE ”) issued the new Tax Procedures Law (the “Law ”). This Law contributes to build the UAE’s tax system, to regulate the administration and collection of taxes and most importantly, to clarify the respective rights and obligations between the Federal Tax Authority (the “FTA ”) and the taxpayer.