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Mr. David Giabbani

Surveillance du salarié sur le lieu de travail – licéité de la preuve (oui) – secret de la correspondance
12/02/2019

L’appelante, se référant à l’article 7 du contrat de travail qui stipule que le matériel informatique mis à disposition du salarié doit fait l’objet d’un usage strictement professionnel et doit être restitué à première demande à l’employeur en cas de rupture du contrat de travail, fait valoir qu’elle aurait découvert les courriers électroniques litigieux lors d’un traitement occasionnel,

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Court of Appeal confirms strong position of pledgee under collateral Law

Court of Appeal confirms strong position of pledgee under collateral Law
10/02/2019

The strong protection of secured parties under pledge agreements governed by the Luxembourg law of August 5th 2005 on financial collateral arrangements, as amended, (the “Collateral Law”) has been further reinforced by the Luxembourg court of appeal (Cour d’Appel) (the “Court”),

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Mrs. Emmanuelle Ragot

La technologie Blockchain à l’aune du RGPD
08/02/2019

Lors d’un panel qui s’est récemment tenu à Luxembourg sur le thème de l’art et de la finance, il a été l’occasion de revenir sur les mesures qui doivent être prises lorsque la Blockchain est utilisée pour un traitement de données personnelles.

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Mr. Henri Wagner
Mr. Pierre Schleimer
Mr. Paul Peporte

Transitional measures for the Luxembourg financial sector in relation to a hard Brexit The Bill of Law (7401)
07/02/2019

?On 31 January 2019, the Ministry of Finance has submitted a bill of law to the Luxembourg Parliament (the Bill 7401) as regards the measures to be taken in relation to the Luxembourg financial sector in the case of the exit of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU) without the conclusion of an agreement (Hard Brexit).

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Eba guidelines on reporting obligations under the PSD 2 in Luxembourg

Eba guidelines on reporting obligations under the PSD 2 in Luxembourg
07/02/2019

The CSSF has adopted on December 17th 2018 the guidelines of the European Banking Authority on the notification of major operational or security incidents (EBA/GL/2017/10) (the “EBA Guidelines”).

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Mr. David Giabbani

Transaction – définition – concessions réciproques (non).
05/02/2019

Aux termes de l’article 2044 du code civil, « la transaction est un contrat par lequel les parties terminent une contestation née, ou préviennent une contestation à naître. Ce contrat doit être rédigé par écrit ».

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Mr. Romain Sabatier
Mrs. Greet Wilkenhuysen
Mrs. Yoanna Stefanova

The Luxembourg Register of Beneficial Owners
04/02/2019

On 15 January 2019, the law establishing a Luxembourg register of beneficial owners (the "REBECO Act"), transposing Article 30 of the 4th AML Directive (2015/849/EU), was published.

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Mr. Vincent Wellens
Ms. Anne-Sophie Morvan

Happy World Privacy Day 2019!
04/02/2019

The CNPD (Commission Nationale pour la Protection des données, or “CNPD”) has, until now, adopted a cooperative approach with the entities requesting guidance and has, in particular, met representatives of important sectors in Luxembourg.

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Draft Law to transpose EU Directive on long-term shareholder engagement into Luxembourg national Law

Draft Law to transpose EU Directive on long-term shareholder engagement into Luxembourg national Law
03/02/2019

On January 11th 2019, the Council of the Government (Le Conseil de gouvernement) discussed a draft law (the “Draft Law”) which has as its purpose the transposition into Luxembourg law of Directive (EU) 2017/828 of 17 May 2017 as regards the encouragement of long-term shareholder engagement (the “Shareholder Engagement Directive”).

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 Benoît Kelecom
Mr. Keith O'Donnell

New draft law aiming at mitigating Brexit effects and safeguarding the interests of the Luxembourg financial and insurance sectors
01/02/2019

Today, a draft law was released which aims at ensuring that even in case of a hard Brexit, UK entities of the financial and insurance sectors with Luxembourg activities will still be able to perform some activities in Luxembourg 

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