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EU accedes to the Hague judgement convention of 2 July 2019

OverviewThe EU formally acceded to the convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters in August 2022 (the “Convention”).The Convention will enter into force on 1 September 2023.To date, the Convention has been signed by Uruguay, Ukraine, Israel, Costa Rica, Russia, and the United States; only [...]

By |2022-10-24T10:57:25+00:00October 24th, 2022|Governments, International|0 Comments

RJ Gaito and Ben Ami, Bigon & Co advises Solaer Renewable Energies Ltd on their international expansion and Project Financing

Luxembourg law firm RJ Gaito, Israeli tax law firm - Ben Ami, Bigon & Co (@Ben Ami, Bigon & Co) and Martin Hollywood (@Martin Hollywood) of PWC advised Solaer Renewable Energies Ltd (@Solaer renewable energy Ltd) on the implementation of their Luxembourg and international project finance platform.Following the implementation of the investment platform, RJ Gaito [...]

By |2022-08-17T10:14:26+00:00August 17th, 2022|Financial, International|0 Comments

Luxembourg further strengthens its attractiveness for International Lenders and Credit Institutions

Highlights and Market OutlookThe Luxembourg law of 5 August 2005 on financial collateral arrangements (the “Law”) has served as a highly effective mechanism for structuring credit transactions and collateral arrangements that are primarily structured at the level of Luxembourg holding companies and their subsidiaries. The Law is perceived by the market to protect creditors rights [...]

By |2022-08-11T12:33:39+00:00August 10th, 2022|International, RJ Gaito News|0 Comments

RJ Gaito builds out Finance & Restructuring practice with Harry Ghillemyn

Luxembourg business law firm rj gaito welcomes Harry Ghillemyn who will be leading its Finance & Restructuring practice. Prior to joining the firm, Harry was a managing associate at Linklaters and counsel at Goodwin where he represented major private equity firms and credit institutions responsible for the firm’s debt, capital markets and restructuring offering. He [...]

By |2022-03-21T16:54:39+00:00March 21st, 2022|Acquisitions, RJ Gaito News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Luxembourg Regulator calls on supervised entities to enforce restrictive measures against Russia and Belarus

In light of ongoing events across Russia and Ukraine, several Western countries including the US, the EU, the UK and Switzerland have imposed new sanctions on Russia and Belarus related businesses significantly extending existing sanctions and export controls. The current sanctions include restrictions on several Russian financial institutions, regional embargoes, blocking measures, sovereign debt [...]

By |2022-03-02T20:26:25+00:00March 2nd, 2022|Governments, International, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Best Wishes 2022

Best Wishes 2022 We are pleased to be celebrating our 11th year in business. Although 2021 has been another year dominated by the global pandemic, we have been able to execute interesting work relating to the structuring of international investment platforms, corporate reorganizations, venture capital transactions and advise on stock option plans. We were equally successful in [...]

By |2022-08-27T07:24:32+00:00January 4th, 2022|Acquisitions, Financial, RJ Gaito News, Taxes|0 Comments

Luxembourg Data Protection Commission vigorously enforces GDPR

Introduction: Article 37 of GDPR requires the appointment of a Data Protection Officer (“DPO”). The appointment of a DPO is a critical compliance requirement and recent decisions of the Luxembourg Data Protection Commission (a.k.a the “CNPD”) illustrate the implications of a failure to appoint a DPO, as well as the failure to adhere to GDPR’s [...]

By |2022-03-21T16:30:26+00:00November 27th, 2021|Financial, Governments, International|0 Comments

Litigation Speed Read: Luxembourg Litigation Reform

GENERAL GUIDING PRINCIPLES: Modernization of the Luxembourg civil and commercial judicial rules. Revaluations of the court thresholds.  The lower courts (“juge de paix”) have jurisdiction in civil and commercial cases for up to EUR 15,000. Restrictions on appeal.  All judgments below EUR 2,000 are non-appealable. Procedural changes.  Appeals from the lower courts will follow the [...]

By |2022-03-21T16:49:31+00:00July 2nd, 2021|Acquisitions, Financial, Governments|0 Comments

Data Protection and Cyber Update – September 2020

The Business of Data - International data transfers Highlights: The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on July 16, 2020, delivered its latest judgment in Max Schrems’ case against Facebook Ireland Ltd. and Data Protection Commissioner (Ireland) (Max Schrems II). In a landmark decision, the CJEU struck down the European Union United States of [...]

By |2022-02-23T17:14:33+00:00July 2nd, 2021|Financial, International, Taxes|0 Comments

BREXIT and implications on recognition and execution of UK judgements in Luxembourg

Overview Within the framework of European Union (EU) Regulations, the recognition and the execution of judicial decisions rendered by the courts of the EU Member States was greatly simplified. Pursuant to Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2012, on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in [...]

By |2022-02-23T16:50:25+00:00May 18th, 2021|Acquisitions, Financial, Governments, Taxes|0 Comments
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