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Bénédicte Kurth

PSL-Counsel

Luxembourg

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Bénédicte Kurth

PSL-Counsel

Luxembourg

Bénédicte is a Counsel in the ICM-Banking department at Allen & Overy Luxembourg where she specialises in finance law and assists numerous banking and corporate clients on secured and unsecured lending deals, cross-border acquisition and asset finance work, leveraged buy-out financing and real estate financing both in Luxembourg and abroad, investment fund related financing, securitisation deals, margin loans and insolvency law and restructuring deals.

Bénédicte has more than fifteen years of post-qualification experience and has worked in major law firms in Belgium and Luxembourg. She was admitted to the Liège bar since 1998 and to the Luxembourg bar in 2008.

Bénédicte is a member of the ALJB (the Luxembourg Banking Lawyer Association) and is a founding member of LILLA (Ladies In Law Luxembourg Association). She is also a member of the Legal Forum of the Luxembourg Bankers' Association (ABBL).

News & insights

US Partner Barbara Stettner appointed to the 2021 Board of Advisors of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Historical Society

News: 26 JANUARY 2021

U.S. Partner Barbara Stettner appointed to the 2021 Board of Advisors of the SEC Historical Society

A&O is pleased to announce that Barbara Stettner, Head of the firm’s U.S. Financial Services Regulatory Practice and a member of the Global Board, has been appointed to the 2021 Board of Advisors of…

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Allen & Overy’s U.S. CLO practice receives continued recognition as a leader in the U.S. CLO market

News: 25 JANUARY 2021

Allen & Overy’s U.S. CLO practice receives continued recognition as a leader in the U.S. CLO market

Allen & Overy has once again been recognized for its accomplishments as a leading advisor in the U.S. CLO market, according to data published by Asset-Backed Alert and Creditflux.

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Publications: 22 JANUARY 2021

Luxembourg’s legal framework has just been amended to recognise the use of DLT for issuing and settling dematerialised securities

Bill 7637 (to be referred to as the Blockchain II Act 2021) was approved by the Luxembourg Parliament on 21 January 2021. The Blockchain II Act 2021 enables (a) the issuance of dematerialised…

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Publications: 08 OCTOBER 2020

Podcast: Capital call financing - why and how?

The popularity and volume of capital call financings (also called subscription lines or equity bridge facilities) have steadily increased over the past few years (including in Luxembourg) and this…

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Luxembourg

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

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as avocat à la Cour, Luxembourg, 2008

Admitted to the Luxembourg bar under her professional home title, 2005

Admitted as avocat, Belgium, 1998

Academic

Licence, Law, Université de Liège, 1998

Erasmus Programme, Leiden University, 1998

Published work

"Q&A: Luxembourg", Practical Law, Thomson Reuters, 2017 (co-author)

"Les difficultés d’interprétation du Règlement (CE) 1346/2000 relatif aux procédures d’insolvabilité : champ d’application et compétence internationale", ACE, juin 2009, co-auteur

"Les difficultés d’interprétation du Règlement (CE) 1346/2000 relatif aux procédures d’insolvabilité : loi applicable et reconnaissance des procédures d’insolvabilité", ACE, octobre 2009, co-auteur

"The European Company", L'exportateur, Editions C.C.I. de Liège, avril 2002

"Liberté d'établissement et libre prestation de services des avocats dans l'Union Européenne", Editions Jeune Barreau de Liège, juin 2001