Dear Friends and Members, I am delighted to write to you following the AGM of the British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg which took place on 09 June 2021, and my subsequent re-election to the role of Chair. I am honoured to have been re-elected by the Council and I hope to continue to serve you, our Members, in the best way I can.
The purpose of the BCC Tax and Legal Newsletters is to provide additional regular bimonthly updates of key Tax and Legal developments in Luxembourg that may be relevant to your business. The present newsletters issued by member firms of the Tax and Legal groups cover the period from May to June 20210.
Head of corporate and partner Hida Ozveren discusses why she and her colleagues Séamus McCallion, Karine Lazarus and Luis Alberto Aguerre Enriquez decided to join Vandenbulke and says the outlook is bright for Luxembourg’s private equity sector.
PwC Luxembourg is proud to announce the admission of fourteen new partners to the firm, along with five new managing directors. They bring years of collective professional experience and expertise gathered from delivering projects all over the world.
The deadline to apply for residence under the Withdrawal Agreement has been extended to 31 December 2021. Check the Luxembourg guidance for more information on the new residency system: https://bit.ly/3fhvIX
Despite the glorious weather, people had come to listen to Hakan Lucius speak on this ‘hot topic’ during a British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg event on 16 June. In a world of misinformation, and denial of world problems such as the pandemic and climate change, it was a privilege to be able to hear from someone with facts at his fingertips.
Anderson Wise, the Henka Institute and fts global announced today they have entered into a Partnership. Darren Robinson, Managing Partner at Anderson Wise says ‘This partnership underscores our commitment to supporting our candidates’ career journey and helping our clients create a performant yet sustainable organisation. At Anderson Wise, we care deeply that people feel well in their environments and integrate well with their new employers enabling them to grow and perform. I have personally known those involved with The Henka Institute and fts global for many years and I’m delighted to be working closely with them and together bringing our clients leading-edge services to support the life-cycle of their workforce.’
PwC Luxembourg announced the release of its “Securitisation in Luxembourg - A comprehensive guide” as a part of a series of publications related to Securitisation in Luxembourg. The publication provides a market overview, introduction to securitisation techniques and the Luxembourg Securitisation Law. It also covers accounting, tax, regulatory and other aspects.
« The regulation (EU) 2019/2088 on sustainability-related disclosures in the financial services sector and its impact on the Luxembourg financial centre »
Wildgen, Luxembourg law firm, whose commitment to social causes is recognised and labelled, is organising a solidarity sports challenge to celebrate World Environment Day.
Pierre-Alexandre Degehet, Partner at BSP, assisted by Kateryna Nevmerzhytska, Associate, has acted as Luxembourg counsel supporting ING Bank N.V. and a group of international banks on the successful closing of a US$500m sustainability-linked senior secured borrowing base financing to Geneva-based coffee trader Sucafina.
Wildgen, independent Luxembourg business law firm, is pleased to announce that Miryam Lassalle is joining its London office as a Director. She will strengthen the firm's insurance law team. Through this recruitment, Wildgen is demonstrating its commitment to developing its presence in London, expanding its services and reinforcing its position in the insurance sector.