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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: 10 DECEMBER 2019

Registered AIFMs and internally managed non-AIFs: the CSSF’s reminder of your AML/CFT obligations

The CSSF continues to raise awareness of AML/CFT obligations to the fund industry. Following a conference addressed to registered (sub-threshold) AIFMs and internally managed non-AIFs, the CSSF published a list of common AML/CFT pitfalls.

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Publications: 02 DECEMBER 2019

Entities supervised by the CSSF: it’s time to register on e-Desk for the 2019 AML/CFT risk assessment survey

The CSSF has announced that entities under its supervision will have to complete the next annual AML/CFT risk assessment survey using the e-Desk platform. The period to complete the survey will open on 3 February 2020 for all entities and close after 4 weeks for the banking sector and 6 weeks for other supervised entities.

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Publications: 02 DECEMBER 2019

Important clarifications for the Luxembourg fund industry on AML CFT requirements

Taking into account the results of the Luxembourg national risk assessment which classifies the fund industry as high ML/FT risk, the CSSF clarifies that Luxembourg regulated funds, like Luxembourg investment fund managers (IFMs), are required to appoint two persons in charge of AML/CFT. 

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Publications: 08 NOVEMBER 2019

Extension of the deadline for Brexit notifications

On 6 November, the CSSF released a new press release 19/54 which is intended to replace the reference date to a hard Brexit (i.e. 31 October 2019) in all previous CSSF communications with the new Brexit date, 31 January 2020.

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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)