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Mergers: European Commission opens in-depth investigation into Air Canada's proposed acquisition of Transat Air

Mergers: European Commission opens in-depth investigation into Air Canada's proposed acquisition of Transat Air
02/06/2020

On 25 May 2020, the European Commission decided to open an in-depth investigation under the EU Merger Regulation into the acquisition of Transat by Air Canada.

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Episode 9 - COVID-19 Webcast - Focus on Market Abuse During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Episode 9 - COVID-19 Webcast - Focus on Market Abuse During the COVID-19 Pandemic
25/05/2020

This is the ninth episode of our COVID-19 webcast series. In this episode Partner Mark Shaw wants to talk more about market abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic. While, on the whole, markets are very much down as a result of COVID-19, there are a number of companies in the biotech sector looking at vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 virus and cures for COVID-19 that have the potential to make investors extremely rich. As such, there has probably never been a greater incentive to commit market abuse.

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Mr. Jacques Wolter
Ms. Margaux Cossalter

Avez-vous déjà pensé à concéder une emphytéose ou un droit de superficie sur votre terrain plutôt que de le céder ?
20/05/2020

Le territoire du Grand-Duché étant exigu et la pression démographique, forte, la valeur des terrains augmente rapidement.

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Mr. Jean-Philippe Smeets
Mrs. Nastasia Dumitru

Special serie COVID-19 - n°9 Covid-19 - A comeback of earn-outs in M&A deals?
19/05/2020

In the context of the COVID-19 outbreak, most companies are currently facing unprecedented legal issues within their organisations. As a result, they have to adapt significantly their way of working to go through this unique time in the best possible and efficient manner. 

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Mrs. Marie Bentley
Mr. Hugues HĂ©naff

The modification of a vertical tax consolidation group into a horizontal tax consolidation group does not end the tax consolidation regime
19/05/2020

On 14 May 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) ruled on the Luxembourg tax consolidation regime and took a very positive decision for the Luxembourg corporate taxpayers.

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Mrs. Samantha Schmitz
Mr. Keith O'Donnell

European Commission requests Luxembourg to amend its tax rules on foreign securitisation enterprises & its ATAD law on EU securitisation vehicles
18/05/2020

Yesterday (15 May), the European Commission sent 2 letters of formal notice to Luxembourg relating to securitisation, one objecting to more heavy tax of foreign securitisation enterprises and another one asking Luxembourg to remove the ATAD interest rules “carve out” for EU regulated securitisation vehicles.

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Approval of annual accounts during state of emergency

Approval of annual accounts during state of emergency
18/05/2020

The aim of the law is to extend the filing and publication deadlines for annual accounts, consolidated accounts and related reports as well as the holding of annual general meetings, in order to avoid exposing company managers and directors to liability and sanctions that are disproportionate given the exceptional circumstances

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Wildgen Webcast - Company Groups in Times of Financial Distress: Introduction

Wildgen Webcast - Company Groups in Times of Financial Distress: Introduction
18/05/2020

Is your group of companies faced with challenges in these difficult times? Dr. Thomas Biermeyer, specialised in corporate law and restructuring, launched a series of webcasts on the topic of company groups in times of financial distress.

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Mrs. Saskia Myners
Mr. Mathieu Scodellaro
Mr. Jean-Yves Lhommel
Mrs. Joy Peynet

Special serie COVID-19 - n°8 How to deal with corporate law issues?
14/05/2020

In the context of the COVID-19 outbreak, most companies are currently facing unprecedented legal issues within their organisations. As a result, they have to adapt significantly their way of working to go through this unique time in the best possible and efficient manner

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Mr. Romain Tiffon
Mrs. Samantha Schmitz

DAC6 and CRS deadlines extended
13/05/2020

On 8 May 2020, the European Commission released a directive proposal amending the EU Directive on Administrative Cooperation to address the urgent need for deferring certain time limits for the filing and exchange of information in the field of taxation due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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