Practices

Being Your Strategic Partner.

Corporate, M&A, Insolvency and restructuring

  • assistance in the incorporation and liquidation of companies;

  • assistance in the governance of companies; 

  • assistance on transactions and in the due diligence process;

  • assistance on the drafting of intercompany documentation such as interest bearing loan agreements, interest free loan agreements, profit participating loan agreements, loan facilities, contribution agreements;

  • assistance in share capital increases by contribution in cash or in kind or capital decreases;

  • assistance in the amendment to the articles of associations of companies;

  • issuance of legal opinions;

  • assistance in the issuance of (convertible) bonds, financing instruments and beneficiary shares; 

  • assistance in corporate structuring;

  • assistance in joint-ventures, club-deals or co-investments;

  • assistance in the set-up of management incentives plans;

  • drafting of shareholders' agreements;

  • protecting intellectual property and drafting of license agreements; 

  • assistance on operational issues; and

  • acting as a director in client companies and strenghtening of substance.

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Estate Planning

  • assisting individuals and families with an international ambit in estate planning and relocations; 

  • assistance in the set-up of trusts and fiduciary arrangements; and

  • assistance in asset protection strategies and art-lending solutions. 

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Tax planning and wealth management

  • structuring of international investments and exits;

  • tax advice in transactions;

  • structuring of management incentive plans;

  • tax due diligence and tax review of agreements;

  • management of tax exposures and tax leakages;

  • assistance in tax audits and litigation;

  • preparing tax returns;

  • assistance in exchange of information procedures; and

  • assistance in obtaining advance certainty with the Luxembourg tax administrations.

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Investment Funds and Securitisation

  • structuring of the best set-up for the contemplated investment strategy;

  • set-up of alternative investment funds and securitisation vehicles;

  • assistance in the drafting of the fund or securitisation vehicle documentation;

  • negotiations of the SLAs with Luxembourg service providers;

  • assistance in the issuance and listing of bonds with the Luxembourg stock exchange; and

  • representation of the client before the Luxembourg regulator, the CSSF (Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier).

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Real Estate

  • drafting or review of leases;

  • assistance in real estate transactions;

  • homeownership and estate managers; and

  • assistance in the mediation of disputes. 

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Legal Consulting and Secondments

  • AML consulting; 

  • drafting of procedures;

  • provision of in-house secondments in order to assist client companies in their backlog,navigating increase of activities or filling-in gaps in recruitments in the legal services units; 

  • as a testimonial to this activity, past consulting activities can be mentioned including most recently a successful secondment of 20 months at a major listed US investment firm. 

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