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 |2022-03-21T21:37:43+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

Listen to our podcast on EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and China’s newly issued draft Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL).

Episode 41: All about the GDPR & PIPL EU has its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) since 2016 and China issued the draft Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) - what do the 2 have in common? Which companies should take careful notice of this and how? In this episode I found my co-partner Zach Lichtblau in [...]

By |2022-02-23T16:57:25+00:00April 8th, 2021|Acquisitions, Financial, International|0 Comments

WWL nominates Ronnen J Gaito as an M&A Thought Leader for 2020

Ronnen Gaito is singled out by peers as a key name in Luxembourg's M&A marketBiographyRonnen J Gaito is the founder of the law firm of RJ Gaito (2011), and the Luxembourg chapter chair of the international section of the New York State Bar Association.Ronnen’s practice focuses on advising clients on private equity and venture capital [...]

By |2022-03-21T16:55:13+00:00December 10th, 2020|Financial, International, RJ Gaito News, Taxes|0 Comments

RJ Gaito appoints Gwendoline Bella as a litigation partner

RJ Gaito is pleased to announce the appointment of Gwendoline Bella as a litigation partner. Gwendoline is a highly experienced dispute resolution lawyer; she represents Luxembourg and international clients from the first instance courts to the Luxembourg Supreme Court.Download Social Media Card

By |2022-03-21T16:54:56+00:00December 8th, 2020|Acquisitions, Financial, International, RJ Gaito News, Taxes|0 Comments

Litigation Speed Read – RJ Gaito secures an important Luxembourg Court of Appeal judgment

Formation of commercial contracts and enforceability of Luxembourg agreementsHighlights:Our client, a leader in the software industry, recently prevailed in the Luxembourg Court of Appeal and received a favorable judgment that tacitly reconfirms a Supreme Court (“Cour de Cassation”) jugment of January 24, 2019. The judgment is of particular importance since it touches upon the essential [...]

By |2022-03-21T16:55:08+00:00May 7th, 2020|Financial, International, RJ Gaito News, Taxes|0 Comments

COVID-19/ Restructuring & Insolvency Risks – The Luxembourg Perspective

General guiding principles for restructuringIn the face of financial difficulties or liquidity risk, react promptly without delay in order to ascertain if one could qualify for one of the Luxembourg bankruptcy protection mechanisms:A Scheme Of Composition (concordat préventif de faillite). A protective measure that enables companies in financial difficulty to come to an arrangement with their [...]

By |2022-03-21T16:52:53+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Financial, Taxes|0 Comments
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