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Accidental Americans Association urges the Luxembourg Administrative Tribunal to halt the transfer of personal data to the United States under FATCA

LUXEMBOURG— On 2 April 2021, the Accidental Americans Association (AAA) filed an appeal with the Luxembourg Administrative Tribunal against a decision of the Luxembourg tax authorities (ACD) to refuse to halt transfers of personal data under FATCA. The AAA considers such transfers to be illegal and asks the Administrative Tribunal to submit several preliminary questions … Continued

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Avega’s management team undertake an MBO

PRESS RELEASE The founders and management team of Avega are pleased to announce they have successfully concluded an MBO.  The transaction results in Avega remaining 100% owned by its management, allowing it to continue building on the firm’s proven fundamentals – enabling private equity houses to establish their European investments, providing services throughout the whole … Continued

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Hogan Lovells Luxembourg promotes Simon Recher to Senior Associate

For 5 years now, Simon has been assisting investment professionals with structuring and establishing investment vehicles, either in regulated or unregulated form, investing in various types of assets. His previous 3-years-in-house position at a global asset manager in Luxembourg allows him to see legal aspects surrounding investment vehicles from various angles, and makes his advice … Continued

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BIL investment Outlook for 2021

Luxembourg, 19 January 2021   In “The way we live now”, Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (BIL) investment experts discuss the new reality ushered in by the Covid-19 pandemic, the digital trends that will stick and the renewed focus on sustainability. They urge investors to stay perseverant and disciplined, noting that a long-term mindset is essential … Continued

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EY Luxembourg awarded the Actions Positives label

Luxembourg, 10 December 2020. EY Luxembourg is proud to be awarded the Actions Positives label by the Ministry for Equality between women and men. This government initiative aims at supporting an inclusive economy and an egalitarian society. It also certifies good practices in terms of equal opportunities between women and men at work, rewarding winning … Continued

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EY 2020 Global Alternative Fund Survey Emerging from the pandemic, alternative fund managers demonstrated resilience

Luxembourg, 19 November 2020. Despite extreme levels of market volatility, increased trading volumes and disruption to society due to COVID-19, alternative fund managers persevered, and even exceeded, performance expectations from investors. Despite this, managers continue to fall short in important areas including environmental, social and governance (ESG) products and diversity and inclusion, according to the … Continued

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COVID-19 pandemic to disrupt consumer holiday shopping plans, according to EY Future Consumer Index

Luxembourg, 16 November 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the transition to online shopping and its long-term adoption in certain product categories and markets, according to the fifth edition of the EY Future Consumer Index. More than a third (37%) of the 14,467 consumers surveyed say the pandemic will keep impacting their lives for at … Continued

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Series of 3 Webinars in real estate law on VEFA, pre-sale contracts and lease agreements hosted by Mario DI STEFANO and Vanessa LOMORO – DSM Avocats à la Cour Luxembourg

DSM Avocats à la Cour is please to invite you to a series of 3 free French-language webinars on topics of interest to those who practice real estate law in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Detailed information and registration can be found by clicking below: Thursday, 26 November at 9:30 a.m. UTC+1: VEFA (Vente en l’état futur … Continued

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DSM Avocats à la Cour hosts 4 high school students as interns during dayCARE Digital Explorer Day

On 28 October, in the context of the DayCARE Digital Explorer training day, DSM Avocats à la Cour  hosted virtually as interns Yanis, Alessandra, Bruno and Emil. The objective of dayCARE Digital Explorer is to help young people learn about the options for professional orientation on the Luxembourg job market. During this day, the volunteer … Continued

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DSM Avocats à la Cour Announces 3 New Hires

One of our members, Luxembourg independent law firm DSM Avocats à la Cour has announced the arrival of three new hires: Mélanie Schmitt, Guillaume Grotz and Maxime Cuche. Mélanie Schmitt joined the firm as Avocat à la Cour on 1 October 2020. Aged 27, she strengthens the Real Estate and Construction, Dispute Resolution, Commercial and Business … Continued

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EY Luxembourg publishes its 2020 edition of Investment Funds in Luxembourg

Luxembourg, 9 October 2020. EY Luxembourg has just released its 2020 edition of Investment Funds in Luxembourg – A technical guide, designed to answer many questions on setting up and operating investment funds in Luxembourg. This internationally-renowned publication updated annually over more than 25 years covers recent legislative and regulatory changes. Michael Ferguson, Wealth and … Continued

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