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.
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.
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.
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).
drafting or review of leases;
assistance in real estate transactions;
homeownership and estate managers; and
assistance in the mediation of disputes.
Legal Consulting and Secondments
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.