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Kelly QUESADA VEGA joins DSM Avocats à la Cour – 11 November 2019

DSM Avocats à la Cour is pleased to announce the arrival of Kelly QUESADA VEGA, as a Jurist. She will work in the following Practices Areas: Commercial and Business Law, Investment Funds and Investment Management, Digital, European Law & Competition Law and Corporate Law / Mergers and Acquisitions. She holds an LLM in "Globalization and Law" from Maastricht University, The Netherlands and is preparing the compulsory courses in Luxembourg law. Sharing the same demanding and strategic approach to files, Kelly QUESADA VEGA and the DSM team are pleased to be able to join their respective expertise in support of the ...
November 11th, 2019| Firm news

Me LE SQUEREN to speak at the IFE Conference on “Blockchain: decentralized trust” –  21 November 2019

Me Renaud LE SQUEREN will speak at the French-language morning session focusing on blockchain technology, organised by IFE by Abilways Luxembourg. Me LE SQUEREN will speak at 12:30 p.m. on "Blockchain: What are the options for investing in crypcurrencies vía regulated and unregulated special purpose vehicules?" This will include the following: How are digital assets revolutionizing the financial sector? What are the investment and securitization opportunities on the Luxembourg market? What opportunities do RAIFs (Reserved Alternative Investment Funds) provide? Focus on crypto asset fundraising: overview of existing funds. What is the role of the CSSF and of the other actors ...
November 11th, 2019| Firm news

Seminar on “DLT & Blockchain: Swiss and European Views” organised by AEDBF Luxembourg and AEDBF Switzerland – 26 November 2019

The AEDBF (Association Européenne pour le Droit Bancaire et Financier or European Society for Banking and Financial Law) Luxembourg and the AEDBF Switzerland are jointly organizing the second seminar on new trends in Swiss and European regulatory law covering distributed ledger technology, or DLT, focusing  on the retention of crypto assets, capital raising and compliance aspects. DSM partner Me Marie-Paule GILLEN is a member of the AEDBF Luxembourg’s national committee and will give the welcoming speech with her colleagues from the AEDBF Suisse national committee. The seminar will be held on Tuesday, 26 November 2019, starting at 1:30 p.m., in ...
November 5th, 2019| Firm news

Me GILLEN to moderate a special session on violence against women at the International Association of Lawyers’ (UIA) 63rd Congress in Luxembourg –  6-10 November 2019

In the context of the International Association of Lawyers’ (UIA) 63rd Congress, certain important topics will be discussed in special sessions, among which will be "Violence Against Women” and “European Institutions and Law”. Me Marie-Paule GILLEN will moderate one of the 3 panels in the special session on "Sexual Violence in Sensitive Zones: Aiming for Zero Tolerance”. The congress will take place from Wednesday, 6 November 2019, to Sunday, 10 November 2019, at the European Convention Center Luxembourg – ECCL, in Kirchberg, and the special session will be held on Saturday, 9 November, from de 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ...
November 3rd, 2019| Firm news

The CNIL publishes a list of processing for which a DPIA is not required: How is this useful for Luxembourg?

Some estimate that only one in three enterprises are in compliance with the GDPR. One of the most overlooked aspects is the carrying out of Data Protection Impact Assessments, or DPIAs. Given that companies often lack the human resources to carry them all out at the same time, it would thus be useful to define an order of priority among the various types of processing requiring a DPIA. To facilitate this task, it is useful to identify the most sensitive processing aimed at highly personal data.  In Luxembourg, while the list of processing for which a DPIA is required was ...
October 28th, 2019| Firm news

Leaders League Recommends DSM in 4 Practice Areas – October 2019

DSM is proud to announce that in the 2019 Leaders League practice area rankings, we are highly recommended and recommended in their Corporate Tax, Wealth Tax, Litigation & Arbitration – Commercial Litigation and Mergers & Acquisitions practice areas. DSM’s equivalent practice areas are: Tax Advice (Corporate Tax and Wealth Tax) and Tax Dispute Resolution Dispute Resolution Corporate / Mergers and Acquisitions  Congratulations go out to our teams! To learn more, click here.
October 21st, 2019| Firm news

AMCHAM Real Estate Committee organizes successful networking evening – 15 October 2019

On 15 October 2019, the networking evening organised by the Real Estate Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce of Luxembourg (AMCHAM Luxembourg) took place at a prestigious venue, the Bentley / Lamborghini Showroom at the Losch Garage. DSM partner and Chairman of the Real Estate Committee, Me Mario DI STEFANO, is delighted by the event’s success, with more than 80 people in attendance to admire beautiful cars, listen to the BCEE’s conference and taste wines from the Relais des Caves. [caption id="attachment_12282" align="aligncenter" width="669"] Michael Chidiac CEO of RealCorp and Me Mario Di Stefano, members of the Real Estate ...
October 16th, 2019| Firm news

Me Pham spoke at IFE’s Conference on the “Exchange of information on request in tax matters” – 17 October 2019

Me Alex PHAM spoke at a conference organised by IFE Luxembourg by Abilways on 17 October 2019. He focused on the practical and concrete aspects of the exchange of information on request in tax matters in addition to the new Law of 1 March 2019. Info: https://www.ifebenelux.lu/formation/echange-d-informations-sur-demande-en-matiere-fiscale   Follow us on LinkedIn.
October 7th, 2019| Firm news

DSM Avocats à la Cour at Expo Real – 7-9 October 2019

DSM is taking part in the 22nd International Trade Fair for Property and Investment (Expo Real) from 7-9 October 2019, in Munich and is again a sponsor of the Luxembourg Pavillion (Hall A1, Booth 330). Partners Mario DI STEFANO and Renaud LE SQUEREN will represent the firm.  For more information click here.   Follow us on LinkedIn.
October 7th, 2019| Firm news

Me LE SQUEREN spoke at Entrepreneurs’ Days – Autume Edition – 09 October 2019

On Wednesday, 9 October 2019, the House of Entrepreneurship (Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce) held a session of Entrepreneurs Days – Autumn Edition. Me Renaud LE SQUEREN spoke at the French-language session on “Better understanding franchising and trademark licenses” (Mieux connaître la franchise et la license de marque), from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., which took place at the the House of Entrepreneurship, located at 14 Rue Erasme, L-1468 Luxembourg. For more information, click here.   Follow us on LinkedIn.
October 7th, 2019| Firm news

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