Bob
Calmes

Partner

Bob Calmes is a member of the Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions and the Private Equity & Real Estate practice areas of Arendt & Medernach.

Bob’s practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions, corporate restructurings and the setting up of joint ventures.
He also advises private equity firms, hedge funds and real estate funds on downstream acquisition financing and structuring.

Bob has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 2006 and has been heading the firm’s New York office from 2013 to 2017. He is a member of the American Bar Association (M&A Committee: Co-Chair of the European Private Target Deal Point Study; Space Law Committee).

Bob has been a lecturer on various topics including cross-border M&A.

He holds a Master’s degree in international law from the Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, a degree from the Institut d’Administration des Entreprises (Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne) as well as a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) from Pace Law School.

Languages: English, French, German, Luxembourgish.

23/09/2020
Companies still permitted to hold meetings without physical attendance until 31 December 2020

The law of 23 September 2020 regarding measures governing how companies and other legal entities are permitted to hold meetings has been published in the Luxembourg official journal.

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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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