Carsten Opitz is a Partner in both the Private Equity & Real Estate and the Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions practices of Arendt & Medernach. He specialises in corporate law, advising primarily international companies, large private equity and real estate funds in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, complex international corporate restructurings, corporate finance and transactional business law.

He has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar and of the Düsseldorf Bar (Germany) since 2004.

Carsten Opitz is a member of the legal committee of the Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (LPEA).

Carsten Opitz is a German qualified lawyer, who studied law in Constance, Berlin and Paris. He holds the German first and second state exam in law as well as a Master’s degree in law (maîtrise en droit) from the Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas (France).

Languages: English, French, German.

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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Back to 2017 - Forward to 2018

2017 was a busy year, not least in respect of legal and regulatory changes that may impact your business. We are pleased to provide you with an overview of the major legal and regulatory developments under Luxembourg and EU law.Please click here to access Back to 2017 - Forward ...

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