Our team advises clients on general commercial matters, as well as creditors and other stakeholders on situations involving financial difficulties of a corporate debtor.
1. General commercial matters
A dedicated and experienced team provides high level services in the field of commercial law for all types of companies whether public or private, local or international.
We assist in the drafting, review and implementation of the terms of any agreements, including, but not limited to
- Commercial agreements;
- General terms and conditions of sale;
- Distribution agreements;
- Marketing and supplier agreements;
- Licensing and franchising agreements;
- Commercial agencies contracts;
- Brokerage contracts;
- Commercial services agreements.
Furthermore, our lawyers provide legal advice and assistance in the following sectors and topics:
- Business licenses;
- Online business;
- Electronic signature;
- Consumer protection;
In addition our team works in close cooperation with their colleagues from other Practices Areas in order to address numerous commercial topics related to their field of expertise, including
- Administrative Law, Property, Construction & Environment;
- Banking & Financial Services;
- Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions;
- Employment Law, Pensions & Benefits;
- EU Financial & Competition Law;
- Insurance and Reinsurance Law;
- IP, Communication & Technology;
- Litigation & Dispute Resolution.
2. Restructuring & Insolvency
At Arendt, we also have dedicated experts for restructuring and insolvency (R&I) work including out-of-court and court restructurings and insolvency proceedings, as well as cases involving foreign jurisdictions.
We develop creative solutions to preserve value for creditors, as well as for business owners.
Visit our dedicated space for Restructuring & Insolvency matters here_
|In December 2022, and for the second year in a row, Arendt & Medernach has been named by Global Restructuring Review as belonging to a select group of law firms worldwide doing remarkable, best-in-class cross-border restructuring and insolvency work.|
Strategic advice and legal solutions
Our R&I team works in close collaboration with Arendt Services (AS), Arendt’s corporate and investors services company, specialised in domiciliation, corporate secretary, business creation and liquidations, as well as with Arendt Business Advisory (ABA), Arendt’s dedicated advisory and management consulting firm specialised in strategic and entrepreneurial support, corporate finance, sustainability analysis, crisis negotiation and turnaround/restructuring management.
Our team of dedicated experts provides efficient and comprehensive advice to all intervening parties facing situations of financial difficulties, restructuring or insolvency proceedings, i.e.:
||Creditors (financial institutions, debt funds, bondholders, suppliers)
|Receivers, liquidators, administrators and other insolvency practitioners
||Our global service offering also encompasses the following additional areas of work:
Our integrated approach, unique in the Luxembourg legal landscape, enables Arendt to offer legal advice combined with operational consulting and crisis management solutions.
[NEW - 2022] - The Restructuring Review - The Law Reviews - 15 ed. - Sébastien Binard, Clara Mara-Marhuenda, Grégory Minne
An insightful guide to help general counsel, government agencies and private practice lawyers understand the prevailing conditions in the global restructuring market.
[NEW - 2022] - The Insolvency Review - 10th Edition - Luxembourg chapter - Clara Mara-Marhuenda, Sébastien Binard and Grégory Minne
A guide providing business-focused legal analysis and insight in the most significant jurisdictions worldwide. The contributions reflect diverse viewpoints and approaches, which in turn reflect the diversity of their respective national commercial cultures and laws.
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