Modernisation of Luxembourg insolvency proceedings

A new law modernising Luxembourg’s old fashioned bankruptcy laws took effect on 1 November 2023. The most relevant upgrades can be summarised as follows: creation of new admnistrative and judicial reorganisation proceedings designed to allow a distressed debtor to restructure its operations and negotiate a rescue plan with its creditors, through i.a. the setting up of a moratorium on the collection of debts by creditors or a restructuring plan that may involve changes to the debtor’s capital structure, business operations,…

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SJL Jimenez Lunz ranks as a Tier 2 powerhouse in Real Estate

We, at SJL Jimenez Lunz, proudly announce our exceptional rankings in this year’s Legal 500. We have secured a prominent position among the top Luxembourg legal firms, showcasing our unwavering commitment to excellence and client satisfaction. SJL Jimenez Lunz ranks as a Tier 2 powerhouse in Real Estate. Active for more than 13 years in the RE market, SJL has gained strong and recognised expertise in local and cross-border transactions in all the fields of Real Estate matters, i.e. from…

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A Look at Fund Finance in Luxembourg 2022: Trends, Developments, and Insights

A Look at Fund Finance in Luxembourg 2022: Trends, Developments, and InsightsIn spite of the difficulties in the global economy and, in particular, the galloping inflation and the resulting increase in the interest rates, the fund financing market remained strong throughout the year. The Luxembourg market was also active, with a large number of transactions, particularly in the first half of the year. The appetite of market participants stayed strong, with an increase in interest for financing continuity funds and secondary transactions.2022 also…

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New Luxembourg Securitization Law

The Luxembourg parliament has voted on 9 February 2022 a major bill amending and modernizing the law of March 2004 on securitization (the “New Law”). The New Law has reset the legal framework for securitization transactions in Luxembourg and is expected to completely re-boost the Luxembourg position on the securitization market with a wide opening for the EU but also US actors in the actively managed CDO/CLOs field. In short: Active Management: SVs can now directly or indirectly actively manage…

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SJL Lexicon Fund Finance Round # 1

SJL launches the SJL Lexicon – a new series of publications, on various topics of our Luxembourg law expertise. In the SJL Lexicon – Fund Finance Round 1 – RAIF  our partner Antoine Fortier-Grethen answers the question of how to deal with Reserved Alternative Investment Funds (RAIFs) in Fund Finance transactions.  

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Antoine Fortier-Grethen joins SJL Jimenez Lunz

SJL is delighted to welcome Antoine Fortier-Grethen as new partner for banking & finance transactions and head of the fund finance practice as of 12 June 2021.  His arrival will further strengthen the positioning and growth of SJL in Luxembourg in both banking and fund areas. 

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