Mr Pierre-Michaël de Waersegger > Arendt & Medernach > Luxembourg, Luxembourg > Lawyer Profile

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

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 practice.

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. It includes licencing requirements, capitalising 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.

Memberships

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

Pierre-Michaël sits at the board of various Luxembourg insurance and reinsurance companies, as well as the board of the Association Luxembourgeoise des Fonds de Pension (ALFP). He is also the legal representative in Luxembourg of Lloyd’s Insurance Company.

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).

Lawyer Rankings

Luxembourg > Insurance

(Leading individuals)

Pierre-Michaël de WaerseggerArendt & Medernach

The ‘responsive, credible and attentive’ team at Arendt & Medernach has ‘excellent legal knowledge and a very good understanding of the insurance business’, enabling it to effectuate ‘solutions-oriented’ advice in a standalone advisory context, pursuant to M&A, and in a contentious setting. Closely attuned to the expectations of the regulator, team head Pierre-Michaël de Waersegger has ‘in-depth knowledge of the domestic market’ and is therefore a very effective resource/sounding board to clients across a range of transactional and advisory work in the sector. Litigation partner Christian Point regularly advises on coverage disputes, as well as on policy wording.