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Banking, Finance & Capital Markets


Luxembourg as prime European location for finance skillfully combines legal framework’s stability and business driven innovation to the benefit of both investors and investees.

You may appreciate Luxembourg’s trump cards such as its insolvency bullet proof collateral law regime ensuring a sound protection of the investor’s interests; its Euro MTF market operated by the Luxembourg Stock Exchange being the largest MTF in Europe for listed securities not to mention its well-designed advantageous securitisation legal framework.

Our dedicated and experienced team ensures your success with innovative, tailor-made practical legal strategies and structures, embracing your projects and business needs.


  • „Sovereigns
  • Banks
  • Professionals of the financial sector
  • Financial intermediaries
  • Listed / not listed companies
  • HNWI


Banking & Finance

Setting-up your business in Luxembourg

  • Assisting in the establishment of credit institutions and professionals of the financial sector in Luxembourg
  • Advising on and guiding through the license, authorisation and passporting processes with the relevant supervisory authorities
  • Coordinating and liaising with supervisory authorities and service providers
  • Assisting in the establishment of outsourcing of activities to other professional of the financial sector including the provision and negotiation of the relevant outsourcing documentation
  • Providing legal monitoring and day-to-day assistance in relation to regulatory matters

Financing new projects on the lending market

  • Assisting in the financing of acquisitions of assets, companies, real estates or debt portfolios
  • Incorporation of special purpose vehicles
  • Assisting in the negotiation of term sheets, security packages and covenants
  • Providing and negotiating lending and security documentation
  • Assisting in post-acquisition steps and notably the provision or request of post funding condition precedents and other covenant related matters as well as the negotiation of hedging arrangements

Finding new alternatives to the lending market: structured finance

  • Design and implementation of alternative financing structures including securitisation and fiduciary issuances
  • Advising on the financing of new projects via structured finance
  • Incorporation of ad hoc vehicles
  • Providing and negotiating the relevant financing documentation including term sheets, subscription agreements, form of notes, risk factors summary, etc
  • Advising on and guiding through the authorisation process with the relevant supervisory authorities
  • Coordinating and liaising with supervisory authorities and services providers
  • Assisting in all post-issuance related matters such as early redemption, conversion of notes, repayment on maturity, etc

Capital Markets

  • Advising on issuance of high yield bonds, EMTN programmes or commercial paper programmes
  • Establishment of offering or information memorandum as well as EMTN programme as applicable
  • Coordinating and liaising with the supervisory authorities and the Luxembourg stock exchange with respect to the listing and admission to trading of securities
  • Soliciting and collecting consents of securities’ holders
  • Advising on market transfers, delisting and exchange offers
  • Assisting in all post-issuance regulatory matters including the continuing obligations under the rules and regulations of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange, market abuse and transparency rules.


Bob Scharfe, Partner
Phone +352 27484 1

Banking, Finance & Capital Markets