The British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg's new global campaign, "𝗪𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝗕𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗕𝗲𝗹𝗼𝗻𝗴𝘀" is campaign that aims to provide a powerful platform for businesses to come together, drive growth, and make a real difference in the market. As part of this campaign, we will spotlight our members who have also answered three short questions for us!
Luxembourg, 03 July 2023 – DLA Piper Luxembourg is delighted to announce the promotion of six individuals within the firm. Gersende Masfayon, Christina Nickel, Guillaume Schaefer, and Marceau Visano have been promoted to Counsel, while Alejandro González Vega and Manuela Portela Trigo have been promoted to Senior Associate.
PwC Luxembourg has just released the results of its survey: “Use of Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence in Luxembourg - 2023 edition. The age of generative AI.” 2023 has been a formidable year for AI. Elaborated reports with a single click, studio quality photographs with a simple text query – we are truly living in the age of generative AI. Luxembourg’s companies are already investigating the use of this technology as part of their broader strategy around Data and AI.
Baker McKenzie Luxembourg is thrilled to announce the promotion of Olivier Dal Farra toPartner in our tax practice group, effecting from 1 July 2023. Olivier's talent, expertise and dedication have made him an invaluable member of the Firm and a trusted adviser to our clients.
Luxembourg City, May 24, 2023 – The British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Notter as its new Chairman. With a proven track record of leadership and a deep understanding of the Luxembourg business landscape, Andrew brings a wealth of experience to the role, positioning the chamber for continued growth and success. As Chairman, Andrew will play a pivotal role in advancing the Chamber's mission to follow and influence developments in the economic and business world in Luxembourg affecting members’ interests, contributing to making Luxembourg an attractive place for British business and Britain an attractive place for Luxembourg business, at the same time promoting and strengthening business ties between the two nations, maximising opportunities, and navigating potential challenges.
KLEYR │ GRASSO is strengthening its expertise in Corporate Finance and Capital Markets with the arrival of Pierre-Alexandre DEGEHET. Admitted to the Luxembourg Bar in 1997, he is a well-known and respected lawyer for over 25 years in Corporate M&A and Capital Markets, as well in Banking and Finance, with a long track record of complex transactions ranging from stock market listings, corporate finance transactions, private equity structuring and joint ventures to hostile and friendly takeovers. Pierre-Alexandre has also significant experience in corporate governance and regulatory issues.
The BCC in collaboration with EY Luxembourg hosted an event: “Non-financial reporting: Is your business prepared to embrace new ESG reporting requirements as per CSRD?" on Tuesday 23 May. ESG experts Vanessa Müller, Partner & ESG Lead, EY, Thomas Göricke, Partner, Elvinger Hoss Prussen and Hakan Lucius, Head of Corporate Responsibility, EIB, talked us through the scope and applicability of the CSRD, key requirements under the first set of EU Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS), and operational steps that companies should undertake to enhance their corporate reporting.
Baker McKenzie Luxembourg signs The Diversity Charter Lëtzebuerg. Baker McKenzie Luxembourg, a renowned global law firm, has taken a significant step toward promoting diversity and inclusivity by signing The Diversity Charter Lëtzebuerg on May 23rd 2023.
We wish to welcome our new Sustaining Member - SEI Investments Luxembourg S.A We asked Edwin Parker, Global Sales Director… 𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗺𝗼𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘁𝗼 𝗷𝗼𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗕𝗿𝗶𝘁𝗶𝘀𝗵 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝗼𝗳 𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗺𝗲𝗿𝗰𝗲 𝗟𝘂𝘅𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗼𝘂𝗿𝗴? SEI has an established global business across both asset management and asset servicing. We've been established in Luxembourg for over 11 years and since joining SEI, my main focus is to grow our fund services and technology business in Europe and specifically, Luxembourg. As a member of the British Chamber, we want to meet, support and educate member organisations on industry trends, technologies and processes that will help them build connections that could lead to more confident decision-making in the future.
The objectives of the British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg are to follow and influence developments in the economic and business world in Luxembourg affecting members’ interests, and so contribute to making Luxembourg an attractive place to do business. The Tax and Legal groups of the BCC address key issues in their sectors to corporate and individual members through a number of events, and seek to raise awareness and influence decision makers as to the issues of concern to the BCC membership.
The Luxembourg government published Bill of Law no. 8183 (the “Bill”) in late March 2023, amending five asset management-related laws, namely the UCI Law (1), SICAR Law (2), SIF Law (3), RAIF Law (4) and AIFM Law (5). The aim of the proposed amendments is to upgrade the current Luxembourg legal framework and develop new structuring solutions to facilitate retail investors' access to alternative asset classes, in light of market trends in recent years.
LUkraine asbl, in collaboration with Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, represented by Zharov Nicolas, is pleased to invite entrepreneurs, lawyers and bankers from Luxembourg to a Networking Evening aimed at fostering business connections between Luxembourg and Ukraine. The event will provide a platform for entrepreneurs, business representatives, municipalities, and startups to meet, exchange ideas, and explore potential collaboration opportunities in an informal atmosphere.