On 23 June 2023, the Council of the European Union adopted its eleventh package of restrictive measures against Russia, which supplements those discussed in our previous newsflashes_. This latest package aims to tackle the circumvention of previously adopted sanctions and also adds additional restrictions. The Council has adopted three regulations: Council Regulation (EU) 2023/1214 of 23 June 2023 amending Regulation (EU) No 833/2014 concerning restrictive measures in view of Russia’s actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine...
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The transitional period linked to the Covid-19 pandemic ends on 30 June 2023. As a result, the social security thresholds for teleworking come into effect again, with all the obligations and administrative formalities that this entails. However, some cross-border teleworkers and their employers will be subject to new rules under the new European telework framework agreement_ signed by Luxembourg on 5 June 2023. 1. What is the purpose of the framework agreement? The agreement aims to promote cross-border teleworking, while ensuring that teleworkers continue to be affiliated to the social security system of the country in which their employer is based...
Exceet Group SCA, a Luxembourg based partnership limited by shares listed on the regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt stock exchange, acquired the APEX group, a group of companies specialised in the planning, procuring, commissioning and operating of hydrogen plants, selling hydrogen, electricity and heat generated in connection with hydrogen plants, as well as the development of corresponding software and hydrogen storage systems, for a total consideration of approx. EUR 120 million. Arendt advised exceet Group SCA and its major shareholders from a Luxembourg corporate, capital market and securities law perspective, including the setup of the new incentive scheme...
Arendt & Medernach advised GFJ ESG Acquisition I SE, a Luxembourg special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) with focus on ESG-related technologies supporting the path to de-carbonization and sponsored by Gisbert Rühl, former CFO of Klöckner & Co, and the startup investors Joseph Brunner, in its successful business combination with Learnd Limited ("Learnd"), a leading Building-Performance-As-A-Service company providing cloud based services to deliver building management and optimization solutions by using its technology platform to help customers achieving safer, more efficient and more sustainable buildings, e.g...