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Webinar: from 08.30 a.m. to 09.30 a.m.

Fee: free

29 September 2020 - Practical comparison of the simplified dissolution and standard liquidation

Synopsis: The Luxembourg law provides for two different different options to liquidate a commercial company. On one side the standard three steps procedure and on the other side the dissolution without liquidation, also called "simplified dissolution".
These two procedures have some common points and also many differences from a legal perspective but also from a practical perspective.

During our presentation, we will briefly remind you the legal steps of the two procedures but we will mainly focus on the following practical aspects:
(i) roles and responsibilities of the stakeholders
(ii) time management
(iii) compliance aspects
(iv) points of attention
(v) pros and cons

This will help you to have a better understanding of the two procedures and to see which option is more suitable for your cases.
Speaker: Quentin Ramaget/ François Guyot (PwC)
Language: EN

13 October 2020 - New developments and challenges in the "GDPR world"


During this digital and interactive webcast session, we will cover the latest developments and challenges in the "GDPR world" after more than 2 years of implementation, e.g. international transfers (Schrems II case before the CJEU), retention guidelines, CNPD audit procedures, etc.

We will also present the results of our survey "2 years post GDPR: where are you at?". 

Speaker: Nicolas Hamblenne
Language: EN

27 October 2020 - The key statutory and extra-statutory clauses relating to the transfer of shares in Luxembourg companies


During this PwC Legal webcast, the speakers will describe the key statutory and extra-statutory clauses aimed at restricting the transfer of shares in public limited liability companies or private limited liability companies. After this PwC Legal webcast, all participants should clearly understand certain clauses such as lock-up clauses, pre-emption rights clauses (including their different variations, such as right of first offer and right of first refusal clauses) and approval clauses. All participants should also understand why, when and how to use such clauses (i.e. alone or in conjunction) and the terms and conditions governing their validity and enforceability under Luxembourg Law.

Speaker: Jean-Philippe Smeets / Agathe Le Callonnec
Language: EN

24 November 2020 - Discrimination at the workplace


A general framework preventing discrimination in all aspects of the employment relationship has been enacted in Luxembourg 15 years ago. The principles are clear and well-known, but their practical implementation in the context of daily HR practices and policies is not always considered and raises numerous questions of interpretation:

  • How to assess "equal pay for equal work" between men and women?
  • Is it admissible to prorate annual bonus for employees who have been on maternity leave?
  • Does the prohibition of religious signs at the workplace constitute discrimination?
  • At which point making an elderly employee redundant may be construed as a discrimination based on age?

These are some of the questions that we will discuss in the course of the conference, highlighting notably relevant court decisions and practical examples. We will also outline the legal exposure for both the company and the individuals in the event of discriminatory HR practices and the course of action in the event of a discrimination claim.

Speaker: Marielle Stevenot / Raphäel Dionis
Language: EN

15 December 2020 - Fund Structuring 101: Regulatory and Tax Aspects


Regulatory and Tax Aspects: During that webcast, we will walk you through the fundamentals of the Luxembourg investment funds toolbox, presenting the various regulatory regimes applicable, the service providers that are generally involved and the general tax regimes applicable to Luxembourg investment funds. 

Speaker: Mathieu Scodellaro / Antoine-Michel Rodriguez
Language: EN
Due to the current situation and uncertainties which relate to the COVID-19 pandemic, PwC Legal has introduced a brand-new concept to connect with our clients.
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Welcome: from 08.00 a.m.
Conference: from 08.30 a.m. to 09.30 a.m.

Fee: free

Location: PwC Legal - Crystal Park
2, rue Gerhard Mercator - L-2182 Luxembourg

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