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  • Legal 500 recognizes MNKS expertise in the complete range of its practices 17 avril 2018

      In its new 2018 edition, Legal 500 recognised all of the practice areas of MNKS as ranked. Moreover, clients also recommend all of our Partners and Heads of practice.   Corporate & M&A Clients recommend a three-partner team which provides ‘sophisticated advice’ to a predominantly US and UK-based client roster. The ‘excellent’ Saskia Myners excels in handling private equity [...]

  • Les principales clauses conventionnelles tendant à restreindre la libre cessibilité des titres dans les S.A. et les S.A R.L. 4 avril 2018

    Sous l’influence du droit anglo-saxon, nous assistons depuis plusieurs années au développement exponentiel en droit luxembourgeois des conventions extrastatutaires (communément appelées conventions d’actionnaires ou pactes d’associés ou toute combinaison de ces termes). Destinées à régir les relations entre actionnaires/associés d’une société en complément de ses statuts, les principaux attraits de ces conventions d’actionnaires résident dans [...]

  • Chambers and Partners recommends 6 Heads of Practice from MNKS 21 mars 2018

      In its new edition Europe 2018, Chambers and Partners recognises 6 of our Heads of Practice as “leading individuals” in their field. Cindy Arces, Co-head of Employment & Co-head of Dispute resolution, is ranked in both practices. Clients highlight Arces’ “good understanding of matters from a business perspective” ; she is “very good in negotiations” and “precise, quick and [...]

  • NEWSFLASH – Luxembourg based ICOs’: new guideline from the CSSF 16 mars 2018

    Initial coin offering (the “ICO”) and, more generally speaking, crypto-currencies related topics are at the heart of the current discussions in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg which is one of the most active and innovative financial place in Europe. In this context, the Luxembourg financial sector authority (Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier or “CSSF”) [...]

  • Current Job Opportunities 21 février 2018

    MNKS ranks amongst the TOP 10 business law firms in Luxembourg and provides high quality legal solutions to major international and domestic clients active mainly in the financial, information technology and telecommunications sectors as well as in industry. As experts in Corporate, Banking & Finance, Employment and Technologies & IP law, we combine our tailored [...]

  • Darina Cochrane, vice-chairperson of the Legal Group of The British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) 15 février 2018

        We are delighted to inform you that Darina Cochrane, Senior Associate, has been appointed as vice-chairperson of the Legal Group of the British Chamber of Commerce in Luxembourg as from January 2018, having been a committee member since January 2017. This is a great opportunity for MNKS to have further involvement and exposure [...]

  • They trust us with their GDPR projects 7 février 2018

        MNKS is currently assisting SGG with their cross-border GDPR compliance project‎. From the inventory of personal data processing and analysis of current level of compliance, to the implementation of necessary measures, our Technologies & IP team is leading SGG to an optimum level of compliance to the new GDPR. After managing the compliance [...]

  • Newsflash – Luxembourg Financial Sector – Draft bill on banks issuing covered bonds 2 février 2018

    On 12 January 2018, a draft bill relating to banks issuing covered bonds (lettre de gage) has been filed (Draft bill n°7232) (the “Draft Bill”). The purpose of this draft bill is to amend certain provisions relating to banks issuing covered bonds and which are governed by the Luxembourg financial sector act of 4 April [...]

  • Conférence GDPR & Cyber sécurité dans le secteur financier 29 novembre 2017

    En Mai 2018 le nouveau Règlement Général sur la Protection des Données (RGPD / GDPR) impactera votre organisation, vos processus de gestion des données, la sous-traitance, etc. Les récents événements en criminalité informatique ne peuvent par ailleurs que vous interpeller et vous inciter à penser à votre sécurité informatique. Venez nous retrouver le 7 décembre [...]

  • BCC After-Work Legal Forum: The Company law has awoken 24 octobre 2017

        In collaboration with “The British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg”, Saskia Myners and Darina Cochrane will host the next BCC After-Work Legal Forum which will be held in the offices of MNKS on 25th October 2017. The subject of the Legal Forum will be: “The Company Law Has Awoken – Key Deals and Public and Private Limited Companies”.