On Friday 22 April 2022, the British Chamber of Commerce hosted its “Magical Easter Lunch” with guest speaker, the British Ambassador to Luxembourg, H.E. Fleur Thomas and with an exclusive performance by our special guest, David Goldrake.
During the past few weeks, we have kept you informed about progress on the Early Warning Signals project. Now the project has entered a second stage during which we require as much feedback as possible on the way companies in Luxembourg capture and use such signals.
With the main holiday season just a few weeks away, get your vehicle checked by the ACL Diagnostic Center and enjoy complete peace of mind when you hit the road. Promotional rate for ACL members from 2nd to 31st of May.
The BCC takes great pleasure to inform you about the international trade fair ICT Spring that will be organised in Luxembourg on June 30th - July 1st 2022 in the premises of Luxexpo – The Box. ICT Spring is back on track again with an in-person edition, designed to be the place where Digital, Tech and Science converge gathering movers and shakers from many different industries at a local, regional and global scale. The event focuses on the opportunities and challenges brought by the use of new technologies redefining business models, strategies and working spaces.
Allen & Overy has announced the promotion of three new partners, six new counsel and nine senior associates in Luxembourg, effective from 1 May 2022. Over half of the new promoted lawyers are women. The new partners are Thomas Berger (Litigation), Sylvain Cailleau (Corporate) and Catherine Di Lorenzo (IP, data and tech). The new partners are part of a global partners promotion round of 39 lawyers, with a total of 17 of the firm’s offices represented.
As part of an ongoing investment strategy in technology, PwC Luxembourg announces the signing of an alliance with Dataiku to strengthen its offer to its clients with a solution that brings business and data expertise together with a data platform to empower clients’ teams and deliver AI at scale.
The British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg is pleased to invite our members to two exclusive events organised by the Oxford and Cambridge Societies of Luxembourg on 07 May 2022
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.