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EP10 - COVID-19: Recommendations of the European Systemic Risk Board by Mark Shaw

EP10 - COVID-19: Recommendations of the European Systemic Risk Board by Mark Shaw
11/06/2020

In this 10th episode, Partner Mark Shaw talks about some recommendations of the European Systemic Risk Board in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. They focus on real estate and debt funds, but they are flagging issues relevant to all asset managers, so the recommendations are worth considering in a broader context.

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Mr. Jeremie Schaeffer
Mrs. Marie Dupuis

COVID-19: The end of Luxembourg state of crisis – Corporate implications on corporate decisions
09/06/2020

On 29 May 2020, a new draft law n°7605 has been presented to Parliament which will end the state of crisis as soon as it has become law and been published in the Memorial.

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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. 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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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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Mr. Eric Fort
Mr. Alain Goebel
Mr. Thierry Lesage
Mr. Vincent Mahler

DAC 6 reporting obligations starting as from 1 October 2020
12/05/2020

On 8 May 2020, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the EU Commission proposed a three-month postponement of the starting date for the filing and exchange of information on reportable cross-border arrangements as provided under Council Directive (EU) 2018/822 of 25 May 2018 amending Directive 2011/16/EU as regards mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation (“DAC 6”).

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Episode 8 - COVID-19 Webcast - ESMA Updates: Conduct of Business and EMIR Implementation Delay

Episode 8 - COVID-19 Webcast - ESMA Updates: Conduct of Business and EMIR Implementation Delay
11/05/2020

This is the eighth episode of our COVID-19 webcast series. In this episode Partner Mark Shaw wants to look at a couple of updates from European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) over the last few days regarding conduct of business under MiFID and an EMIR implementation delay.

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