IQ-EQ has today announced the appointment of Bram Eijsbouts as its new Chief Commercial Officer for Luxembourg, as the group seeks to bolster its global commercial leadership team. Bram joined IQ-EQ in 2020 as Head of Business Development for Luxembourg, positioning him well for his new role, where he will be responsible for leading Luxembourg’s commercial team on its ambitious growth plan and driving forward collaboration between service segments within Luxembourg and other jurisdictions.
NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg is pleased to announce the appointment of Caroline Notté as partner, effective from 1 April 2022, strengthening its Corporate and Private Equity practice. Caroline, who has been with the firm since twelve years, assists clients with a wide range of complex cross-border M&A transactions, corporate governance, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, financial restructurings, takeovers and listing issues. She has particular expertise in private equity deals, joint ventures and group restructuring. Her clients include international private equity firms, investment funds and major listed companies.
The humanitarian situation in Ukraine has deteriorated significantly following the Russian military offensive beginning 24 February, which has resulted in more than 902 civilians being killed and over 1,459 injured, over 3.2 million people displaced to neighbouring countries including Poland, Hungary, Romania, Moldova, Slovakia and Luxembourg, and over 6.5 million people internally displaced. The British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg feels troubled by these recent developments and deeply concerned by the human suffering that the conflict entails. We have decided to team up with the Luxembourg Red Cross who is working closely with teams and organisations on-site to deliver urgent humanitarian aid.
On April 5, 2022 the results of the ABBL Corporate Banking Survey were presented at an event held at PwC Luxembourg’s Crystal Park premises. The findings show that Luxembourg's Corporate Banking sector is a strong and profitable sector. “Total corporate banking revenues from survey respondents hit almost EUR 2.5bn as of end-2020. Given that our respondents represent about 80% of the entire corporate banking market in Luxembourg, we extrapolated total revenues for the entire corporate banking sector to be approximately EUR 3.0bn - 58.8% more than in 2016.”
The 15th Journée de l’Economie took place on 29 March, at the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce with more than 160 persons in attendance. Originally focussing on the COVID crisis, the theme of the day was expanded as a response to the crisis in Ukraine to posit the question, “How can we make ourselves more resilient to the next crisis?”. Indeed, “polycrisis” became the word of the day.
The Study in GB universities are nine universities from across England, Scotland and Wales: Aston University, Cardiff University, City (University of London), Royal Holloway (University of London), University of Bristol, University of Edinburgh, University of Essex, University of Plymouth, and University of Sussex an evening to learn about the process and to talk to them about applying to a UK university.
The BCC Tax and Legal Newsletters provide additional regular bimonthly updates of key Tax and Legal developments in Luxembourg that may be relevant to your business. The present newsletter issued by member firms of the Tax and Legal groups cover the period from January- February 2022.
Creating a pavilion and participating in a World Exhibition is a major undertaking and commitment. The Luxembourg Pavilion at EXPO 2020 in Dubai is a great success. Frequently ranked as one of Expo’s best pavilions by UAE’s media outlets, it is recognised as one of the most popular and innovative pavilions. Combining outstanding design and a superb audio-visual experience with a slide that is used by both adults and children alike has made it a star attraction of the EXPO. But what is involved in the process from concept to execution and operation? What are the challenges - Political? Budgets? Design? Execution? Logistics? How long did the process take? Sustainability and what will happen to the pavilion at the end of the EXPO? What benefits are being seen? Mrs. Maggy Nagel will address these topics and more for us.
Transposing Article 30 of Directive (EU) 2015/849 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering or terrorist financing, as amended by Directive (EU) 2018/843 of 30 May 2018, the Law of 13 January 2019 (the “RBE Law”) established under Luxembourg law an ultimate beneficial owner register (the “RBE”) and provides that all entities registered with the Luxembourg trade registry (Registre de Commerce et des Sociétés, Luxembourg) must identify their beneficial owners, thus rendering public a certain amount of their personal information.
Paule Kremer learned a lot by swimming across the English Channel. In this guest contribution, Keith Amoss of the British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg shares Kremer’s story and the lessons from her experience that women (and men) can take to the office. On Tuesday 8 March, International Women’s Day, the British Chamber of Commerce waved goodbye to online gatherings with a fascinating in-person event at the Ginkgo Centre in Limpertsberg. Andrew Notter from the BCC board opened proceedings by welcoming the special guest for the evening, Paule Kremer, a Luxembourg English teacher by school day and an ultra-endurance athlete at any other time. He was also honoured to welcome the British ambassador, Fleur Thomas, among the audience.
On Tuesday, 19 April starting at 19.00, Mrs. Keryn Dowling, Lower School Principal and members of the Lower School Leadership look forward to meeting you and providing an opportunity for you to learn about the Lower School learning programme.
Okolita’s role will see him lead the firm’s global outsourced business services arm as part of IQ-EQ’s growth strategy. IQ-EQ, the most complete service provider to the global community of alternative asset managers today announced that it has named Matt Okolita as Global Head of Outsourced Business Services, a role that demonstrates IQ-EQ’s focus on growing its global business during a pivotal year for the alternative asset and investor services industry.