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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

Publications: 20 JULY 2020

5MLD – Fiduciary arrangements and trusts: new obligations

After the creation of a register of beneficial owners in January 2019, Luxembourg has now established a register of fiducies and trusts and finalised the transposition of the 5th anti-money laundering…

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Exterior of a modern office building

Publications: 20 APRIL 2020

Impact of Brexit on Luxembourg life insurance companies

Investments made by unit-linked life insurance products in UK external funds and in UK issuers may be subject to lower investment limits and/or changes in investment policies.

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Impact of Brexit on Luxembourg insurance companies

Publications: 03 APRIL 2020

Impact of Brexit on Luxembourg insurance companies

Deposits of assets covering technical provisions currently held by credit institutions and/or branches established in the United Kingdom or its dependent territories may have to be relocated within…

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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…

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