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Carole Schmidt

PSL-Counsel

Luxembourg

Schmidt Carole
Carole Schmidt

PSL-Counsel

Luxembourg

Carole works as Professional Support Lawyer (PSL) in our Banking-ICM and Regulatory practice. She is coordinating our Know-How management in relation to regulatory matters, including MiFID II and PSD II. Prior to joining Allen & Overy in 2017, she worked for more than 13 years for another major law firm in Luxembourg where she was a fee earner and also in charge of certain Know-How management projects.

Carole is a member of the Payment Forum, the MiFID Forum, the Compliance Forum, the Banking Supervision Forum, the Professional Obligations Committee and the External Asset Managers and the "Supervision of LCIs" working group of the Luxembourg Bankers' Association (ABBL).

She is also an active member of our FinTech task force, supporting clients from established financial institutions, incumbents and start-ups in developing innovative products.

News & insights

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Publications: 15 JULY 2021

When governance goes green

Credit institutions need to take into account climate-related and environmental risks.

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Publications: 02 JULY 2021

Implementation of CRD V into Luxembourg law

Key points of action for Luxembourg-based actors.

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DORA – Enhancing digital resilience for the financial sector

Publications: 11 MAY 2021

DORA – Enhancing digital resilience for the financial sector and its ICT service providers is more important than ever

The future of finance is digital. The increased reliance on technology in finance heightens the vulnerability of ICT systems and worsens the impact of a potential cyberattack. To this end, the…

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Publications: 26 FEBRUARY 2021

Podcast: The revised CSSF circular 12/552 and what it means for banks

Banks’ internal governance issues have, in recent years, received increased attention from regulators and international bodies, aimed primarily at correcting weak or superficial internal governance…

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Office

Luxembourg

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

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Qualifications

Academic

B.A. degree in political sciences, Sciences Po Lyon, Lyon, 2000

Master degree in Business Law, Lorraine University, Nancy, 2002

University professional degree in European law (Magistère de juriste d’affaires européen), Lorraine University, Nancy, 2003

LL.M. in International, Commercial and European law from Sheffield University, 2003