Mr Claude Kremer > Arendt & Medernach > Luxembourg, Luxembourg > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Investment Management

Position

Claude Kremer is a Founding Partner of Arendt & Medernach. 

Career

His whole professional career has been devoted to the global fund and asset management industry advising clients on the setting up of Luxembourg investment and pension funds and providing legal support to asset managers, depositaries and other asset servicers with regard to the structuring and development of their businesses in Luxembourg.

Claude is the co-author of a book entitled Collective Investment Schemes in Luxembourg: Law and Practice (Oxford University Press, March 2014), which was first published in French (Les organismes de placement collectif en droit luxembourgeois, Larcier, Brussels, 3rd edition, 2014). In addition, he is a lecturer in fund law at the University of Luxembourg.

Languages

English, French, German, Luxembourgish.

Memberships

Claude currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the International Investment Funds Association (IIFA). From June 2011 to June 2013, Claude served as president of the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA). From May 2007 to June 2011, he was chairman of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI). In 2005, he was a member of the EU Commission expert group on market efficiency for the asset management sector. In March 2017, Claude has been appointed to the Consultative Working Group (CWG) of ESMA’s Investment Management Standing Committee (IMSC).
Claude sits on the board of various international asset management groups as well as their fund ranges in Luxembourg. He is also a member of the executive board of the Intergenerational Sovereign Fund put in place by the Luxembourg Government in December 2014.

Education

As member of the Luxembourg Bar since 1982, Claude holds Master’s degrees in law and history from the Université Pierre Mendès France de Grenoble (France) and a Master’s degree in accounting and finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science (U.K.).

Leisure

Claude is the co-author of a book entitled Collective Investment Schemes in Luxembourg: Law and Practice (Oxford University Press, March 2014), which was first published in French (Les organismes de placement collectif en droit luxembourgeois, Larcier, Brussels, 3rd edition, 2014). In addition, he is a lecturer in fund law at the University of Luxembourg.

Lawyer Rankings

Luxembourg > Investment funds

(Hall of Fame)

Claude KremerArendt & 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.