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Jean-Christian Six

Partner

Luxembourg

Six Jean-Christian
Jean-Christian Six

Partner

Luxembourg

Jean-Christian has significant expertise in advising clients in relation to the structuring, setting up and registration of regulated funds (SIFs, SICARs, UCITS and Part II funds) and unregulated funds (limited partnerships and RAIFs) for institutional and non-institutional investors in all asset classes, alternative assets in particular, including real estate, private equity, infrastructure, debt/credit and hedge funds. He assists management companies and AIFMs on their licence applications and extensions as well as cross-border issues. Jean-Christian also advises clients in the context of their investor due diligence on, and negotiations with, investment funds. He advises on fund regulatory issues as well.

Jean-Christian is co-chairman of the infrastructure funds working group of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI), as well as a member of its Alternative Investments committee, its AIFMD review and developments working group, its Depositary and New Regulations forums and its EMIR/OTC Derivates working group. He is also an active member within committees of the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF).

“Market-leading practitioner Jean-Christian Six has an outstanding track record, advising various international institutions on the establishment of cross-border funds. According to a source, ‘he always stands out and is technically brilliant’. Another interviewee lauds Six as ‘a very thorough legal adviser who knows what he is doing’, and who is ‘always responsive and very precise’.”
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News & insights

Publications: 19 NOVEMBER 2020

Alerting all Luxembourg firms and funds: FCA Brexit communication to CSSF

On 19 November 2020, the Luxembourg financial regulator (CSSF) issued a press release on its website regarding a Brexit related communication it received from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in…

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Publications: 16 NOVEMBER 2020

ESMA guidelines in respect of performance fees in UCITS and certain types of AIFs

On 5 November 2020, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published the official translations of its final report on guidelines regarding performance fees in UCITS and certain types of…

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ESMA guidelines in respect of performance fees in UCITS and certain types of AIFs

Publications: 11 NOVEMBER 2020

ESMA guidelines in respect of performance fees in UCITS and certain types of AIFs

On 3 April 2020, ESMA published its final report on guidelines regarding performance fees in UCITS and certain types of AIFs, including the guidelines, as appendix IV (the Report). On 5 November 2020…

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Publications: 31 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: NAV issues in open-ended real estate funds

The Covid-19 pandemic and resulting government lockdowns have brought intense volatility both to financial markets and the real economy, and a sharp return of challenges that confronted asset managers…

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Office

Luxembourg

Allen & Overy
5 Avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 
Luxembourg

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as Avocat à la Cour, Luxembourg, 2013

Admitted to the Luxembourg bar under his professional home title, Luxembourg, 2007

Admitted as avocat, Belgium, 2003 

Academic

Erasmus Programme, University of Alcalá, 1998

Licence, Law, Kath.Univ. Louvain-la-Neuve, 1998

Published work

  • "Luxembourg regulated infrastructure funds: Key features and potential improvement areas", Luxembourg Fund Review, June 2011 (co-author)
  • "La première cotation de SICAR", Luxemburger Wort, November 2008
  • "Les étapes-clés dans la cotation", Luxemburger Wort, November 2008
  • "Directive prospectus et commercialisation Pan-européenne de fonds fermés", ACE, October 2007
  • "Real estate investment options increase", International Financial Law review (IFLR), Luxembourg, February 2006 (co-author)