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Pierre Schleimer

Partner

Luxembourg

Schleimer Pierre
Pierre Schleimer

Partner

Luxembourg

Pierre specialises in investment fund and regulatory matters, as well as in banking/finance and restructuring matters. He has significant experience advising clients on the structuring of regulated and unregulated investment funds, with a particular focus on structured funds, private equity funds and real estate funds. He also regularly advises clients on real estate finance and cross-border financings and restructurings, including in distressed situations, and, in addition, he advises on regulatory insurance and reinsurance matters. Pierre has 20 years of experience working in these areas.

Pierre was formerly the president of the Luxembourg Young Bar Association (2004-2005) and a member of the Luxembourg Bar Council (2008-2010 and 2014-2018).

He is a member of several technical committees of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) and is also a member of the investment funds managers Committee of the CSSF (the Luxembourg financial sector regulator).

“The ‘excellent’ Pierre Schleimer is recognised for his experience in areas such as corporate lending, restructuring and fund regulation.”
Chambers Europe (Banking & Finance)

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, 1996

Admitted as avocat, Luxembourg, 1994

Academic

Licence Spéciale, European Law, Institute of European Studies, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1993

Licence, Law, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1992

Pro-bono experience

  • Pierre is an active member of a number of bar committees covering pro bono work in the wider sense.

Published work

  • "Les commandites en droit luxembourgeois", Limited Partnership Book, LPEA, June 2013 (co-author)
  • "AIFMD implementation in Luxembourg: Luxembourg private equity push", Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, November 2012 (co-author)
  • "Réalisation des garanties financières et pratiques des prêteurs bancaires", Journal des Tribunaux Luxembourg, Larcier, 2010
  • "Icebreaking in Luxembourg, JIBFL", Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, September 2009 edition, Butterworths (co-author)
  • Member of the editorial board of Bulletin d'Information sur la Jurisprudence (monthly publication), Conférence du Jeune Barreau de Luxembourg

News & insights

Failure to register with the Luxembourg RBE - immediate consequences to be expected

Publications: 20 DECEMBER 2019

Failure to register with the Luxembourg RBE: immediate consequences to be expected

According to a recent statement of the Ministry of Justice, the list of entities that have not yet complied with their registration requirement with the RBE will soon be transmitted to the public prosecutor.

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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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