Luxembourg, 9 May 2017 – As is the case every three years, the partners of Arendt & Medernach have decided on the new governance of the law firm. Claude Kremer has been elected as Co-Chairman of the firm alongside Guy Harles, whose mandate as Co-Chairman has been renewed. Jean-Marc Ueberecken has been re-elected Managing Partner.
Guy Harles is a founding partner of Arendt & Medernach. For the past three years he has acted as Co-Chairman of the firm. He has been a member of the Luxembourg bar since 1980 and served as Chair (Bâtonnier) of the Luxembourg Bar Council from 2011 to 2012. He currently serves as an officer on the Corporate and M&A law committee of the IBA and is a director of Lex Mundi.
Guy Harles is specialised in corporate law and advises numerous clients on the structuring of international transactions, mergers and acquisitions and private equity type investments. He is also in charge of Private Wealth at the firm.
Claude Kremer is a founding partner of Arendt & Medernach. Claude Kremer’s career has been spent working with the investment fund and asset management industry where he advises clients on the setting up of Luxembourg investment and pension funds and on the structuring and development of the activities of asset managers and other service providers in the fund industry in Luxembourg.
Since October 2014, Claude Kremer has been sitting on the board of directors of the International Investment Funds Association (IIFA). From 2011 to 2013, he served as President of the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA). From 2007 to 2011, he was Chairman of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI). He is also a member of the executive board of the Intergenerational Sovereign Fund put in place by the Luxembourg Government in December 2014.
Jean-Marc Ueberecken has been a partner at Arendt & Medernach since 2005. After fifteen years as a lawyer specialised in mergers and acquisitions, he assumed the role of Managing Partner of the firm from the creation of the function in 2014.