Arendt & Medernach

Legal Services | Luxembourg
tel: +352 40 78 78 1 | fax: +352 40 78 04
41A, avenue J.F. Kennedy | Luxembourg | L-2082 | Luxembourg

Main Contacts

Guy Harles



About Arendt

We are lawyers, regulatory consultants, business advisors, corporate and funds services experts.
We bridge the gap between legal advice and its implementation.
We adopt an integrated approach to solving your business issues.
We are Arendt - the leading legal and business services firm in Luxembourg.

About Arendt & Medernach

Arendt & Medernach is the leading independent business law firm in Luxembourg.
The firm's international team of 380 legal professionals representing clients in all areas of Luxembourg business law,
with representative offices in Hong Kong, London, New York and Paris.

Our service to clients is differentiated by the end to end specialist advice we offer,
covering all legal, regulatory, taxation and advisory aspects of doing business in Luxembourg.

Year this Office was Established: 1988
Lawyers Worldwide: 380


Areas of Practice


Private Debt Funds: CSSF Clarifies Concept of Lending to the “Public”

In it the CSSF clarified its interpretation of the concept of lending to the “public”, an information relevant for the non-bank lending industry and, in particular, for private debt funds with a loan origination activity. Background In general terms, the granting of loans to the public on a professional basis is a regulated activity which is subject to authorisation by the CSSF under Article 28-4 of the law of 5 April 1993 on the financial sector. However, the law does not provide a legal definition of the term “public” for this purpose. By law, non-regulated private debt funds cannot benefit from an exception to the authorisation requirement...

Political Agreement Reached on Public Country-by-Country Reporting

POLITICAL AGREEMENT WITH THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ON THE PROPOSED DIRECTIVE ON THE DISCLOSURE OF INCOME TAX INFORMATION BY CERTAIN UNDERTAKINGS AND BRANCHES _____________________________________ On 1 June 2021, the Council of the European Union (the “Council”) reached a political agreement with the European Parliament on the proposed directive on the disclosure of income tax information by certain undertakings and branches, commonly referred to as the public country-by-country reporting (“CbCR”) directive. According to the press releases of the 

Arendt & Medernach appoints four new Partners

Nicolas Bouveret Partner Investment Management, Private Equity & Real Estate Nicolas Bouveret is a Partner in the Investment Management and Private Equity & Real Estate practices of Arendt & Medernach. He advises global asset managers and institutional clients on the structuring, formation and marketing of Luxembourg investment funds. Rodrigo Delcourt Partner Private Equity & Real Estate Rodrigo Delcourt is a Partner in the Private Equity & Real Estate practice of Arendt & Medernach. He advises fund sponsors and managers on all legal and regulatory aspects related to the structuring, setting-up and ongoing operations of regulated and unregulated alternative funds...

Arendt & Medernach: Luxembourg Law Firm of the Year

Luxembourg, May 2017 – Arendt & Medernach is proud to have been named “Luxembourg Law firm of the year” both by Chambers & Partners and IFLR (International Financial Law Review). The prestigious trophies were both received in April in London at the respective ceremonies of the Chambers Europe Awards 2017 and the IFLR European Awards 2017. Luxembourg Law firm of the year at the Chambers Europe Awards 2017 This award recognises the firm's pre-eminence in key practice areas in its jurisdiction. It takes into account strategic growth, market feedback and involvement in market-leading deals...

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