On Wednesday morning 15 June 2022, an interactive event known as “Deep Democracy” took place at Breakk, the new premises of KAEMPFF-KOHLER, Kirchberg. This event was initiated by the People and Leadership Group of the British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg (“BCC”) and covered the following topic: “How do you show self-leadership in disruptive times? How do you lead yourself through the stresses and strains of the current world situation?” The purpose of this interactive event was to encourage the BCC members to guide themselves towards desired goals despite uncertainty.
Our Annual General Meeting on 08 June 2022 at Maples Group, took this year the form of a hybrid event and attracted a lot of interest from our members. We looked at a year rich in experiences and projects with thanks going out to all our group members, our sponsors and secretariat. Read more to discover the members of the Officers Group and Council.
This year marks two decades since NautaDutilh opened an office in Luxembourg. It has since grown into a full-service law firm. Paperjam sat down with Romain Sabatier, a young partner with NautaDutilh and a member of the firm’s corporate team, to learn more about their growth and how they see the future.
The RAF Luxembourg is pleased to offer BCC members the opportunity to attend their charity ball to celebrate The Platinum Jubilee of her Majesty the Queen on Saturday 16 July at the Novotel, Kirchberg.
Birmingham Global: The Commonwealth Games, city-diplomacy, open and collaborative partnerships - As the first UK city to open an office in Brussels in 1986, Birmingham has been at the heart of Europe for a long time. EU-exit has not reduced our appetite for active engagement and collaboration to support productive relationships in Europe. The Birmingham Global event is a statement of Birmingham’s and the West Midlands’ intent, to support a long-term approach to working with key business, research and innovation partners, on a vision of the future that we all share.
The Luxembourg Tech School (LTS) is entering its 7th year of activity with the launch of its dedicated programs in 2022-2023, focusing on Creative Coding, Game Dev, Big Data, Financial Technologies, Space Resources, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. The registrations are now open
Sanaa Hira, an experienced ESG investment analyst, has been named as IQ-EQ’s new Sustainability Manager. This newly created role comes as the Group continues to develop its environmental, social and governance (ESG) agenda. Prior to joining IQ-EQ, Sanaa spent seven years at an independent asset management company where she held information analysis and consulting roles. Most recently, she was an ESG investment analyst, responsible for assessing the ESG needs of potential investments, including assessing the environmental, social and governance risks of portfolio companies.
The BCC’s newly established working group dedicated to Sustainability in Business held its first event at the British Ambassador’s residence on Thursday morning. In the presence of H.E. Ambassador Fleur Thomas, BCC members and guests discussed a wide range of ESG subjects related to People, Prosperity and Planet within the framework of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
At the closing of PwC’s “Metaverse: Beyond the hype” event, held on 11 May 2022, a live auction was held in support of LUkraine asbl. In the presence of Bailiff Carlos Calvo, the more than 180 attendees watched as Bernard Pons, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Pure Capital, won the highest bid, taking home a piece of art (physical and NFT version) entitled "Ukraine". The artwork was produced by local artist Thuy Gattaux.
The purpose of the BCC Tax and Legal Newsletters is to provide additional regular bimonthly updates on 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 March - April 2022
Leading global investor services group IQ-EQ, an Astorg portfolio company, is pleased to announce that two of its French businesses, Peru & Partners and Conseil Expertise & Synthèse (CE&S), have today rebranded as IQ-EQ. This rebranding marks a major milestone in the group’s growth journey within the buoyant French market.
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance today announces the promotion of two counsel and nine senior associates in Luxembourg. Commenting on these promotions Steve Jacoby, Managing Partner of Clifford Chance in Luxembourg, said: "Congratulations to these talented lawyers who have achieved this significant career accomplishment. Their promotion will further strengthen the position of our Luxembourg office in the banking finance, capital markets and investment funds practices and will be a great asset for our financial investors clients".