Glenn
Meyer

Partner

Glenn Meyer is a Partner in the Banking & Financial Services practice of Arendt & Medernach. He advises banks, investment firms, payment and electronic money institutions as well as all other professionals of the financial sector on all types of financial regulatory matters as well as on general banking law. He also handles mergers and acquisitions and asset acquisition files in the financial sector.

Glenn has also acquired over the years considerable knowledge and expertise in the regulatory framework relating to the combat against money laundering (AML) and terrorist financing (CFT) as well as in handling various types of litigation and customer complaint matters involving banks and investment firms.

He has participated in a number of working groups of the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF), the regulatory authority of the financial sector in Luxembourg, and the Luxembourg bankers’ association (ABBL) on various regulatory matters (such as MiFID I, II, PSD, etc.). Glenn is also a member of the Legal Affairs Committee as well as of the Professional Obligations Committee of the ABBL.

He is a guest lecturer at the University of Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne) for the Master II degree in banking and financial law, at the University of Luxembourg for the Master II degree in European banking and financial law as well as in contract law in the context of the Luxembourg bar exam. Glenn is also the author of various publications.

He has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 2001.

Glenn Meyer holds a Master's degree in business law from the Université Robert Schuman de Strasbourg (France) as well as a DEA degree in business law from the same university.

In Chambers Europe 2018 legal guide, clients characterise Glenn as “extremely diligent and hands-on”, adding: ”if you leave something with Meyer, you know it's getting done”. In the 2019 edition he is again lauded by clients, who describe him as "a specialist and a trusted adviser" And other sources praise his "excellent knowledge of regulatory matters" in the 2020 edition. He is mentioned as “Highly regarded” in IFLR 1000. He is considered by clients as a “key figure” of the Banking & Finance sector in the Legal 500 EMEA 2017 guide, as well as “reactive and practical”. Glenn Meyer is also recommended in the Legal 500 EMEA 2018 edition for his ‘in-depth analysis’ of banking and finance litigation and in the 2019 edition for his ‘broad-ranging regulatory expertise’.

Expert's publications

Languages: English, French, German, Luxembourgish.

11/09/2020
New AML-CTF CSSF Regulation and Grand-Ducal Regulation

Regulations amending CSSF Regulation N°12-02 and Grand Ducal Regulation of 1 February on the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing, which impact all professionals subject to professional obligations and regulated, registered or supervised by the CSSF, have been ...

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30/07/2020
Issuance of dematerialised securities using blockchain technology – New draft legislation published!

On 27 July 2020, the government has introduced a draft bill n°7637 in Parliament (the “Draft Bill”), which – if adopted – will modernise the law of 6 April 2013 on dematerialised securities, as amended (the “2013 Law”), in order to facilitate the use of distributed ledger techno...

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