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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

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Publications: 16 AUGUST 2021

The end of a long controversy: Financial assistance regime does not apply to S.à r.l.s

The Luxembourg legislator has just eliminated almost five years of uncertainty by clarifying that the financial assistance regime provided for by the Luxembourg Companies Act does not apply to private…

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Publications: 22 JANUARY 2021

Luxembourg insurance and reinsurance companies

The CAA extends the restrictions on dividend payments and other distributions.

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Publications: 16 NOVEMBER 2020

ESMA guidelines in respect of performance fees in UCITS and certain types of AIFs

On 5 November 2020, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published the official translations of its final report on guidelines regarding performance fees in UCITS and certain types of…

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ESMA guidelines in respect of performance fees in UCITS and certain types of AIFs

Publications: 11 NOVEMBER 2020

ESMA guidelines in respect of performance fees in UCITS and certain types of AIFs

On 3 April 2020, ESMA published its final report on guidelines regarding performance fees in UCITS and certain types of AIFs, including the guidelines, as appendix IV (the Report). On 5 November 2020…

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