MNKS breakfast conferences

18 JAN MifiDII: GENERAL PRESENTATION AND KEY PROVISIONS FOR THE LUXEMBOURG MARKET
Synopsis: In the context of an increasing number of new regulations for the financial sector, we will discuss the main provisions and changes introduced by the new directive a few days after the end of its transposition period.
Speaker: Basile Fémelat Arnaud Joseph
Language: English
23 JAN M&A: KEY STEPS IN THE NEGOTIATION OF A SHARE DEAL
Synopsis: Successfully closing a share deal requires to follow a multiple steps process, which is more or less complex depending on the contemplated type of acquisition and involves several key participants next to the seller and the purchaser. During this MNKS breakfast, the participants will be provided with a synthetic and clear description of the most important key steps and players in any negotiated acquisition or controlled auction process, so that blind profiles, information memoranda, non-disclosure agreements, process letters, letters of intent, due diligence and data room, binding offers, share purchase agreements, escrow agreements… will become terms fully familiar for them.
Speaker: Jean-Philippe Smeets Anna Gassner
Language: English
30 JAN NOUVEAU RÈGLEMENT EN MATIÈRE DE PROTECTION DES DONNÉES PERSONELLES (GDPR): QUEL IMPACT SUR VOS PRATIQUES RH ?
Synopsis: Le nouveau règlement européen en matière de protection des données personnelles entrera en vigueur le 25 mai 2018. Cette nouvelle règlementation vise tous types de données personnelles, y compris les données que vous détenez sur vos salariés. Les services RH et de paie vont devoir mettre à jour leur documentation ainsi que les procédures existantes afin de s’adapter aux nouvelles obligations introduites par le règlement. Du recrutement jusqu’au départ d’un salarié, en passant par la gestion des sous-traitants (prestataires de payroll, agences de recrutement, etc.), nous vous donnerons des éléments pratiques afin de vous aider à vous mettre en conformité.
Speaker: Marielle Stevenot Audrey Rustichelli
Language: French
06 FEB JURISPRUDENCES RÉCENTES EN MATIÈRE DE DROIT DU TRAVAIL
Synopsis: Nous passerons en revue les jurisprudences récentes en matière de droit du travail au cours des 18 derniers mois.
Speaker: Cindy Arces
Language: French
13 FEB PERSONAL LIABILITY OF DIRECTORS WITH RESPECT TO THE PAYMENT OF TAXES DUE BY THE COMPANY
Synopsis: Under Luxembourg tax law, the tax authorities are authorised to request the directors to pay the taxes of the company they manage provided they failed to carry out their legal duty and this failure is considered as a fault. The objective of this breakfast is to familiarize the participants on the implementation of the liability of directors by the tax authorities (“Appel en garantie”). We will also briefly review some recent case law examples.
Speaker: Charles Roemers
Language: English
20 FEB 2 HOURS GDPR WORKSHOP
Synopsis: Nous vous fournirons, à l’aide de check-lists, des éléments pratiques qui vous permettront de comprendre vos obligations dans le cadre du nouveau règlement. Nous vous présenterons également les 3 grandes étapes à accomplir pour un état des lieux de votre niveau de conformité ainsi que des recommandations pour mettre en place les solutions adaptées.
Speaker: Audrey Rustichelli
Language: French
27 FEB KEY ISSUES WHEN STRUCTURING PRIVATE EQUITY TRANSACTIONS THROUGH LUXEMBOURG
Synopsis: Key issues when structuring private equity transactions through Luxembourg:
- Which vehicle?
- Transfer pricing 2017
- BEPS
- Common issues in key investment documents: what has changed since the company law reform of 2016?
Speaker: Saskia Myners Charles Roemers
Language: English

 

PRATICAL DETAILS:
Welcome: from 08.00 a.m.
Conference: from 08.30 a.m. to 09.30 a.m.
Fee: free
Location: MNKS – Vertigo Polaris Building
2-4 rue Eugène Ruppert – L-2453 Luxembourg
Registration: crm@mnks.com