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Clara Bourgi is a Senior Associate in the Banking & Financial Services and Insurance & Reinsurance practices of Arendt & Medernach.
She advises financial institutions such as banks, investment firms and other financial sector professionals on regulatory matters, including licensing requirements, organisational and governance requirements, drafting and review of contractual and business documentation and issues pertaining to anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing.
She has developed an extensive knowledge of environmental, social and governance (ESG) requirements to assist credit institutions in implementing legal obligations that have been imposed upon them in that respect, ranging from transparency duties to risk management, conduct of business and product design requirements. She has contributed to a series of trainings to help clients adapt their day-to-day activities to the ESG regulatory landscape.
She specialises in assisting actors of the financial sector in the day-to-day management of complex and cross-border disputes, investigations and litigation. She has developed a special focus on mastering cutting-edge forensic tools to assist our clients in navigating regulatory and criminal proceedings, as well as litigation cases. Her expertise further encompasses advising our clients in responding to inquiries from authorities, including in the context of international letters rogatory.
She has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 2015.
She holds a Master’s degree from the Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas (France) as well as a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in European and International Business Law from the Ludwig Maximilians-Universität of Munich (Germany). She studied Business and International Law for a year at the Law School of the University of California, Berkeley, in the context of an exchange programme.
Languages: English, French, German.