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Our Luxembourg office advises on all types of domestic and cross-border projects, from local matters to pivotal international transactions.

We advise banks, asset management firms and funds, private equity houses, insurance and reinsurance companies, blue chip companies, Luxembourg-based companies, government bodies and public entities, and are the chosen trusted legal adviser to many organisations with international or European headquarters in Luxembourg. While each client is unique, our standards of excellence are universal.

Our office works hand in hand with our wider network of more than 40 offices and is focused on our clients’ ambitions, providing them with pragmatic and commercial solutions that can withstand a more complex global environment. This means providing them with intelligent advice across banking/finance, capital markets, corporate and M&A, investment funds, tax, employment, intellectual property and information technology, and insurance law. All of our teams are top tier, and our individual partners are market-leading. In addition, we are one of the few international law firms in Luxembourg providing a full service, across all practice areas.

Our clients are at the heart of our strategy, culture and the way we work. This is why we have always anticipated the needs of our clients, from becoming the first international law firm in Luxembourg to establishing Luxembourg desks dedicated to the U.S., Latin America, and the China/APAC regions. Our clients appreciate our flagship Luxembourg events such as our General Counsel Forum and AIForum, as well as a myriad of technical seminars, conferences and trainings organised throughout the year.

2019/2020 marks an important period for Allen & Overy Luxembourg as in November 2019 we moved into our new office building at Porte de l’Europe, the gateway to Luxembourg’s financial district – Kirchberg, and will also be celebrating our 30th anniversary as a law firm in Luxembourg in April 2020.

Please note, as of 1 November 2019, the Luxembourg office has a new address.

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Business and investment relations between Luxembourg and other major global financial centres are intensifying more than ever, and there is continuous growing interest from organisations based outside of Luxembourg for Luxembourg legal structures.

News & insights

Publications: 02 APRIL 2020

5MLD – Implementation in Luxembourg

The 5th anti-money laundering directive (5MLD), which amends Directive (EU) 2015/849 (4MLD), was adopted in May 2018 with a view to addressing both recent technological innovations and weaknesses identified in the 4MLD regime in the wake of terrorist attacks in Paris and Belgium in 2015 and in relation to the leaked Panama Papers in 2016.

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Publications: 01 APRIL 2020

New Luxembourg tax measure towards non-cooperative jurisdictions

Whilst all our attention and energy are focused on the Covid-19 situation, other important developments continue that require attention.

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Publications: 25 MARCH 2020

Podcast: ATAD 2 - what is the impact on the fund industry?

The second anti-tax avoidance directive (ATAD 2) applicable as of 1 January 2020 (except for reverse hybrid mismatches, applicable as of 1 January 2022) will introduce anti-hybrid rules in the European Union.

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A gavel and a set of scales

Publications: 23 MARCH 2020

Law implementing EU mandatory tax disclosure rules for intermediaries (DAC6)

Whilst all our attention and energy are focused on Covid-19, other important developments continue that require your early attention. Bill n° 7465 implementing Council Directive (EU) 2018/822 of 25 May 2018 amending Directive 2011/16/EU as regards mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation in relation to reportable cross-border arrangements (commonly referred to as DAC6) was adopted by the Luxembourg Parliament on 21 March 2020 (the Law). The Law will be published in the coming days in the Luxembourg Mémorial and applies from 1 July 2020.

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Awards & accolades

  • Luxembourg Tax Firm of the Year, ITR European Tax Awards (2010, 2011 & 2016)
  • Most Innovative Law Firm in Europe, FT Innovative Lawyers Awards (2007, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2017 & 2018)
  • Europe Law Firm of the Year, Chambers Europe Awards (2016)
  • Benelux Legal Advisor of the Year, Mergermarket European M&A Awards (awarded eight times over the past 12 years)

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Our clients face complex opportunities and threats that cross borders. They require high quality and tailored legal advice, quickly.


 

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