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Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 5

Molitor Avocats à la Cour

Led by Michel Molitor, Molitor Avocats à la Cour advises corporates and lenders on financing and refinancing where, as a result of its strong litigation credentials, it is able to effectively draft documentation to avoid potential disputes. The ‘flexible and creativeChan Park advises corporates on equity and debt fundraisings.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Molitor Avocats à la Cour

Led by the ‘flexible and creativeChan Park, Molitor Avocats à la Cour provides ‘focused and commercial advice’ to international clients across a range of cross-border M&A mandates and reorganisations. The ‘commercialPhilippe Thiebaud regularly handles private equity-led M&A work.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Molitor Avocats à la Cour

Co-headed by the ‘hardworking’ François Cautaerts and the ‘commercialPaulo Lopes Da Silva, the ‘responsive and knowledgeable’ team at Molitor Avocats à la Cour has an excellent reputation for handling cross-border business disputes. Michel Molitor is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Michel Molitor - Molitor Avocats à la Cour

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Molitor Avocats à la Cour

Molitor Avocats à la Cour provides wide-ranging employment law expertise to employers and executives. The ‘experiencedMichel Molitor is particularly strong in handling collective bargaining matters and is a key member of the team that also frequently handles contentious matters by virtue of the firm’s strong general litigation background. The group was strengthened by the return of counsel Regis Muller in June 2017 from AMMC Law - Avocats à la Cour,

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IP and IT
IP and IT - ranked: tier 2

Molitor Avocats à la Cour

Molitor Avocats à la Cour is noted for its ‘comprehensive and succinct advice’ across a range of IT, IP and media law matters. ‘Efficient and pleasant’ senior associate Virginie Liebermann is the primary contact.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 2

Molitor Avocats à la Cour

Leveraging the firm’s overarching litigation expertise, Molitor Avocats à la Cour regularly handles insurance liability and coverage disputes. Michel Molitor is the main contact.

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 5

Molitor Avocats à la Cour

Praised for its ‘excellent industry knowledge’, Molitor Avocats à la Cour was substantially enhanced by the arrival of the ‘excellentAugustin de Longeaux from Clifford Chance in January 2017. Longeaux has a particular focus on the formation of regulated and unregulated real estate, private equity, debt and infrastructure funds.

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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 has ‘a high level of real estate knowledge’. Real estate litigator Paulo Lopes Da Silva, who provides ‘responsive and clear’ advice, and senior associate Emily Le Vaillant are other names to note.

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Luxembourg

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MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour SARL

  • 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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  • Free movement of workers: new provisions on equal treatment and minimum pay for highly qualified wor

    Equal treatment
  • Free movement of workers: new provisions on equal treatment and minimum pay for highly qualified wor

    Equal treatment
  • Luxembourg Stock Exchange unveils Securities Official List for non-traded securities

    The Luxembourg Stock Exchange has launched the Securities Official List, a dedicated section of the exchange’s official list that enables securities to be listed without requiring them to be admitted to trading on either its regulated Bourse de Luxembourg or Euro MTF market. The SOL, which involves a simplified and rapid registration process, is specifically designed for issuers seeking only the visibility of having their securities on a recognised official list and for which admission to trading is not essential, but that can benefit from the enhanced distribution and diversification of their investor base the new listing section offers.
  • New double tax treaty between France and Luxembourg: substantial impact on real estate investors

    On 20 March 2018, the governments of France and Luxembourg signed a new double tax treaty (“New Treaty ”) replacing the current treaty dated 1 April 1958 (“Old Treaty ”). Although the New Treaty is based on the 2017 OECD Model Tax Convention, it contains certain substantial derogations therefrom.
  • Luxembourg in space, one step ahead [video]

    ​​Discover Luxembourg's space adventure and the challenges the space industry will face in the next decade. Arendt & Medernach, the leading law firm in Luxembourg, continuously supported the space and satellite industries and have developed the firm’s expertise and experience in these domains. We are now really looking forward to helping other businesses on their journeys into space. Should you require more information, please contact Laurent Schummer , Bob Calmes and Blazej Gladysz .
  • Cross-border distribution of investment funds: a proposal for harmonisation

    Reducing barriers for cross-border distribution of investment funds within the EU, thus reducing the costs of going cross-border, while deepening the single marketing procedure for investment funds is the proclaimed purpose of the two legislative proposals published by the EU Commission today, on 12 March 2018. According to the EU Commission proposal, the envisaged harmonisation of rules for cross-border distribution should occur through a new directive amending both the UCITS and AIFM Directives with regard to the cross-border distribution of collective investment funds, and through a new regulation on facilitating cross-border distribution of collective investment funds and amending the EuVECA Regulation (Regulation on European venture capital funds) and the EuSEF Regulation (Regulation on European social entrepreneurship funds).
  • Clarification of the scope of the UCITS and AIFMD depositary regimes

    A significant number of so-called Part II UCIs may remain within the scope of the AIFMD depositary regime. Luxembourg’s Parliament ( Chambre des Députés ) has voted yesterday to amend the respective legislation to this effect. This amendment clarifies the scope of the UCITS-like and the AIFMD depositary regimes in Luxembourg for these funds.
  • New anti-money laundering rules in Luxembourg

    On 14 February 2018, the law of 13 February 2018 implementing a substantial part of the 4th anti-money laundering directive (4th AML Directive) was published in the Official Journal of Luxembourg. The law will enter into force on 18 February 2018.
  • Outsourcing made easier: professional secrecy in the financial and insurance sector softened

    Through the law of 27 February 2018 implementing the EU regulation (UE) 2015/751 on interchange commissions for card based payments, which amends various laws relating to the financial sector (and was published in the Luxembourg official gazette on March 1st 2018), the Luxembourg parliament has now relaxed the rules on professional secrecy for banks, investment firms, other regulated professionals of the financial sector, payment institutions, electronic money institutions and insurance undertakings (together the « financial institutions ») to facilitate outsourcing arrangements.
  • Permanent exemption from variation margin obligation for FX forwards?

    Earlier this week, the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) published draft amendments to EMIR-related regulatory technical standards (RTS) that align the treatment of variation margin (VM) for FX forwards with the supervisory guidance applicable in other key jurisdictions. More specifically the draft amendments propose that the requirement to exchange VM for physically settled FX forwards shall only target transactions between institutions (credit institutions and investment firms).