Mr Gilles Dusemon > Arendt & Medernach > Luxembourg, Luxembourg > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Private Equity & Real Estate

Position

Gilles Dusemon is a Partner in the Private Equity & Real Estate practice of Arendt & Medernach. He specialises in the formation of alternative investment funds (AIF). He is qualified in corporate and tax law matters with a special interest in private equity, venture capital, private debt, infrastructure, real estate funds and related acquisition structures.

Career

Prior to joining Arendt & Medernach, he was a partner of the Benelux firm Loyens & Loeff, heading its Luxembourg investment management practice group. He started his career with Loeff, Claeys & Verbeke in 1996 in Luxembourg (which was later integrated into Allen & Overy) and served in Allen & Overy’s New York office from 2000 to 2001.

Languages

English, French, German, Italian, Luxembourgish.

Memberships

He has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 1997.

Gilles Dusemon is actively involved with the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI). He serves as co-chairman of ALFI’s Private Equity and Venture Capital Working Group. He is also a founding member of LPEA, the Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, and is sitting on its Executive Board. He is also a member of the Legal & Regulatory Committee of Invest Europe (Brussels) and former chair (2019-2020).

He is a regular speaker at international seminars and conferences addressing fund structuring topics in particular.

Education

Gilles Dusemon holds a Master’s degree in business and tax law from the Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis (France), as well as an LL.M. in International Taxation from New York University (2000).

Lawyer Rankings

Luxembourg > Investment funds

(Leading individuals)

Gilles DusemonArendt & 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.