Frédéric Schmit

Senior Associate

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  • Spanish

Frédéric Schmit is a Senior Associate in the Banking & Financial Services practice of Arendt & Medernach.

Frédéric advises electronic money institutions, payment institutions, banks, investment firms and other professionals of the financial sector.

In particular, he specialises in licensing requirements, outsourcing arrangements, organisation and reorganisation projects, the drafting and review of contractual and business documentation, the regulatory framework relating to the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing and issues surrounding professional secrecy.

Frédéric has also acquired considerable knowledge and expertise in fintech regulation, and forms part of Arendt & Medernach’s top-ranked Legal-Fintech practice. He also gives professional training courses with Arendt Institute.

Frédéric is a member of the Paris and Luxembourg Bars. He joined Arendt & Medernach in October 2017. 

Frédéric holds a double degree in French and German Law from the University of Cologne (Germany) and the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (France), a Master of Laws (Master 2) in Business Litigation from the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (France) as well as a Masters of Laws (LL.M.) from University College London (UK).