Sophie Wagner-Chartier is Partner in the IP, Communication & Technology practice area of Arendt & Medernach, in charge of specialised areas of the law such as data protection and privacy questions, e-commerce and distance contracts, consumer protection, IT and outsourcing issues, the full spectrum of IP rights (trademarks, patents, designs and copyright), media and telecommunications, advertising, unfair competition and product regulation.

Sophie is also a Partner in the Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions practice of Arendt & Medernach where she specialises in corporate law, advising operational companies on their establishment in Luxembourg (including required licences) and multinational companies on the structuring of international transactions, corporate reorganisations and mergers and acquisitions.

She has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 1989.

Prior to joining the Luxembourg Bar, she worked as a researcher at the Université de Droit, d’Economie et des Sciences d’Aix-Marseille (France) and as lawyer at the European Commission in Brussels (Belgium).

Sophie holds a Master’s degree in law as well as a doctorate in law from the Université de Droit, d’Economie et des Sciences d’Aix-Marseille (France).

Languages: English, French.

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The month of July has brought changes in the legal framework of e-commerce in Luxembourg and the EU. We would therefore like to share a brief overview of these changes.

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The law of 2 September 2011 regulating access to the professions of craftsmen, traders and manufacturers and to some professions, as amended (the “Law on business licences”) has been amended by a law of 18 July 2018 which entered into force on 30 July 2018.

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