Sébastien
Binard

Partner

Sébastien Binard is a Partner in the Private Equity & Real Estate, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions and Commercial & Insolvency practices of Arendt & Medernach. He specialises mainly in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions and restructuring & insolvency matters.

He advises major private equity firms and alternative fund managers on the structuring and financing of cross-border buy-out transactions and private investments, the formation of joint venture companies and private investment vehicles, corporate restructurings, exit strategies, corporate governance matters and shareholder relations.

He also represents institutional investors acting as shareholders or creditors of companies experiencing financial difficulties (whether solvent or insolvent) as well as such companies, including in relation to financial restructurings, COMI shifts, distressed business transactions, cross-border reorganisations and insolvency proceedings.

Sébastien regularly speaks at seminar and conferences on his areas of expertise. He is a member of the legal committee and of the market intelligence committee of the Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (LPEA) and a member of the Business Law Commission of the Board of the Luxembourg Bar (Conseil de l'Ordre).

He was seconded to the New York office of Arendt & Medernach in 2008-2009 where he advised US clients on Luxembourg corporate law matters.

Sébastien is a member of the Luxembourg Bar and was a member of the Brussels Bar (Belgium). He holds a Master's degree in law from the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium).

Languages: English, French.

09/09/2020
The Restructuring Review - 13th edition - Luxembourg Chapter 2020 - Grégory Minne, Clara Mara-Marhuenda and Sébastien Binard

A guide offering an overview of the global restructuring market in 2020. ​Our experts Grégory Minne, Clara Mara-Marhuenda​ and Sébastien Binard​ are the authors of the Luxembourg Chapter.

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23/03/2020
New Covid-19 regulation on board and shareholder meetings

A Grand-Ducal Regulation of 20 March 2020 introduces the possibility to hold shareholder meetings by remote vote, by proxy or by videoconference. Moreover, boards (and other corporate bodies) may be held without physical meetings.

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