Ms Florence Stainier > Arendt & Medernach > Luxembourg, Luxembourg > Lawyer Profile

Arendt & Medernach
HEAD OFFICE
41A AVENUE JF KENNEDY
2082 Luxembourg
L-2082
Luxembourg

Work Department

Investment Management

Position

Florence Stainier is a Partner in the Investment Management practice of Arendt & Medernach where she specialises in legal and regulatory matters related to investment funds and management entities.

Career

She advises clients on the creation, structuring, marketing and operations of investment funds with a particular focus on UCITS, alternative UCITS, hedge funds and ETFs.

Prior to joining Arendt & Medernach, she worked for three years as a lawyer at the Liège Bar (Belgium).

Languages

English, French and Dutch.

Memberships

She has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 2004 and was also a member of the Brussels Bar (Belgium) until 2013.

She is participating in several working groups of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) in particular relating to MIFID, Islamic finance and UCITS matters. Florence is also a member of the Luxembourg Association of Compliance Officers (ALCO).

Education

Florence Stainier holds a Master’s degree in law from the Université de Liège (Belgium) as well as a Master’s degree in tax from the Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC), Liège (Belgium).

Lawyer Rankings

Luxembourg > Investment funds

(Next Generation Partners)

Florence StainierArendt & Medernach

Arendt & Medernach has ‘an outstanding grip on the market and deep knowledge of investment funds and cross-border structures‘. With 15 partners active in the space, as well as a raft of associates and counsel, the team has the economies of scale and expertise to provide a ‘responsive and capable service‘ to clients establishing Luxembourg domiciled UCITS, as well as other Luxembourg-based fund structures. Benefiting from ‘broad and deep technical expertise and amazing contacts in the Luxembourg funds industry‘, team head Gilles Dusemon stands out for his regulatory expertise within the alternative space and is able to provide very pertinent and commercial advice, not only by dint of his practical fee-earning experience but also his work with leading trade associations, including the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI). Isabelle Lebbe provides ‘thorough and strong analysis‘ on the structuring of regulated funds, and also handles disputes with or between investors, funds and their service providers. Other key contacts include senior statesman Claude KremerMichèle Eisenhuth, who is an ‘invaluable advisor, given her industry experience and appreciation of Luxembourg’s intricate regulatory framework‘; Adrian Aldinger, who is ‘very involved and hands-on‘, particularly with regard to alternative investment funds; and Florence Stainier, who excels at advising on retail funds, including UCITS and ETFs.