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MOLITOR's Banking & Finance practice

MOLITOR are consistently involved in high-level local and international finance matters and regularly advise professionals of the financial and insurance sectors on transactional and regulatory matters. The firm works closely with banks, insurance companies, payment service institutions, other professionals of the financial sector and leading international law firms.

Experts in the practice:

Our services

Banking regulations

  • Advice on any banking regulatory issues
  • Preparation and filing of business application with the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) and the Luxembourg Ministry of Finance
  • Legal audit involving MiFID/MiFID II, AML and other regulations as well as review and drafting of procedures
  • Drafting of outsourcing agreements
  • FinTech-related advice

Financing transactions

  • Structuring of financing and refinancing transactions (acquisition finance, asset finance, corporate finance etc.)
  • Drafting and negotiating of financing documents (loan agreements, security arrangements and guarantees)
  • Representation of lenders and borrowers
  • Issuance of legal opinions
  • Accompanying clients in the restructuring of debt and securities

Private banking

  • Advising on and drafting general and specific terms and conditions of banks, investment firms and other professionals of the financial sector
  • Drafting and negotiating of asset management agreements

Capital markets & securities regulation

  • Advising clients on debt offering
  • Drafting of offering documents (indenture, prospectus)
  • Assisting clients in prospectus approval and listing proceedings with the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (Bourse de Luxembourg).

Banking Pre-litigation and litigation

  • Credit disputes
  • Fraud issues and claims
  • Enforcement of guarantees and security interest (lenders and borrowers)
  • Loan/asset recovery

Training and publications

  • Technical training courses on issues relating to banking, financial and insurance law
  • Contribution to legal publications, such as Jurisnews on Luxembourg Banking Law
Related News & Publications

MOLITOR advised on Luxembourg law aspects of the restructuring of OHL group

05 August 2021

MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour SARL has advised an ad-hoc group of institutional noteholders (the “Ad-Hoc Group”) in relation to all Luxembourg law aspects concerning the financial restructuring of Obrascón Huarte Lain, S.A. (“OHL”) and its subsidiaries, a multinational construction and civil engineering group headquartered in Spain and operating in 30 countries (“OHL Group”), with a strong presence […]

Luxembourg: Law of 10 July 2020 on professional payment guarantees

15 March 2021

Armel Waisse and Laurent Henneresse have contributed to the winter 2020/2021 edition of Eurofenix, INSOL’s quarterly journal. INSOL is an organisation of professionals who specialise in insolvency, business reconstruction and recovery.

Payment Moratoria and State Guarantee Scheme: A review of two key tools in response to the COVID-19 crisis

17 September 2020

Introduction In response to the spread of COVID-19 across the globe, a variety of economic relief measures have been taken and proposed by national governments and EU bodies in order to support individuals, households and businesses affected by the crisis and facing difficulties with the timely repayment of their financial commitments. As Luxembourg is approaching […]

Professional payment guarantees: an innovative legal tool for financial transactions

23 July 2020

The law of 10 July 2020 regarding professional payment guarantees (the“PPG Law”)[1] introduces a new and flexible type of personal security (sûreté personnelle) in the Luxembourg legal environment, which is expected to become a not-to-be-missed tool in the coming years. Professional payment guarantees will certainly rival some foreign instruments, such as English law guarantees and […]

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