Due to its strategic geographical location, the Luxembourg financial centre represents the main pillar of the Luxembourg economy. Ranked among the top financial centres of the world, Luxembourg is a global leader in the investment fund industry as well as the first Eurozone’s private banking centre.
Our firm has a solid experience in banking and finance laws acquired through constant practice in these matters.
As a result, in both the specificities of Luxembourg banking and finance laws as well as in the context of international transactions, we advise and represent well known Luxembourg and foreign credit institutions as well as other professionals in the financial sector.
We assist our clients in the negotiating and drafting of any regulatory or contractual documentations, if needed, in close contact with the Supervisory Commission of the Financial Sector.
We help our clients to identify and incorporate the right Luxembourg investment vehicle (both regulated or non-regulated) meeting their needs. We also provide them with timely and useful advice on regulatory issues (both Luxembourg or foreign firms carrying out activities in Luxembourg)
When litigation cannot be avoided, we represent our clients before Luxembourg courts in these matters, where we have strong technical expertise.
Matters in which we have been recently involved include
General terms and conditions of a leading bank of the Eurozone
Our firm is advising several major international banking groups on banking regulation as part of its banking and finance activities. We recently reviewed the general terms and conditions of a leading bank of the Eurozone and we are regularly called on to ensure the protection of these banking groups’ interests in cases in which their liability is involved.
Setting-up a regulated specialized investment fund investing in artworks
Our law firm advised and assisted international investors in the setting-up of a regulated Luxembourg specialized investment fund which invests in artworks of well-known contemporary artists.
Global cross-border transaction related to financing of properties located in the UK
Our firm advised a bank within a global cross-border transaction related to financing of properties located in the UK valued at several hundred millions of euros.
Luxembourg requirements for the provision of a leasing service
Our firm advised the Luxembourg branch of a foreign leasing company with respect to the Luxembourg requirements for the provision of leasing services.
Entering a bank guarantee facility scheme
Our firm has been advising an international bank within the context of its entering into a very complex bank guarantee facility scheme, in particular with regards to the ranking of the various guarantees granted.
Legislation of several EU countries regarding regulated credits
Our firm has been advising several renowned banks established in Luxembourg on the content of the legislation of several EU countries regarding regulated credits (consumer credit, mortgage credit,…). We undertook a cross-border survey for them on strategic and legal issues in this field.
Withdrawal of an authorization by the Supervisory Commission of the Financial Sector
We advised an investment firm within the scope of the withdrawal of its authorization by the Supervisory Commission of the Financial Sector and ensure smooth collaboration between the shareholders and managers of the investment firm and the various public authorities involved.
Drawing from a ‘wide range of technical expertise’, Brucher Thieltgen & Partners provides ‘pragmatic advice’ to banks across a range of transactional and regulatory work. Nicolas Thieltgen leads the team.
Legal 500 – Recommended in Banking and Finance