BSP is an independent and truly full-service law firm based in Luxembourg. As leaders in each of the areas in which we practice, our lawyers can assist in all aspects of Luxembourg business law. Our crucial ability to adapt to new laws and regulations enables us to provide our clients a timely and integrated legal assistance, vital to the success of most transactions.
BANKING & FINANCE
Our Banking & Finance team represents our clients in every aspect of their bank lending and structured finance deals. Our lawyers provide assistance in lending transactions (involving banks and alternative lenders) by drafting documents and structuring appropriate security packages to take advantage of the Luxembourg security legal framework. We represent domestic and international lenders and borrowers on a wide range of financing transactions
We have a solid practice in structured finance and debt capital markets as we advise both issuers and arrangers on both public issuances and private placements. As well as this, our lawyers have a proven track record in advising on the listing and admission to trading of debt securities (high-yield bonds) on both the EURO MTF and Regulated Market or the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. Having acted as listing agent for multiple issuers, our lawyers have the practical know-how to achieve a listing and admission to trading in a timely and efficient manner.
Our leading securitisation team regularly advises originators and arrangers on securitisation transactions carried out by securitisation undertakings. We have extensive experience with the securitisation,
both true sale and synthetic, of different asset classes such as auto loan and leasing receivables, credit card receivables, performing and non-performing loans.
Working in synergy with our investment management team, our banking & finance lawyers can provide the full package when it comes to advising borrower-funds, banks and alternative lenders on fund financing deals, including advice on security packages over fund bank accounts and investors’ capital call commitments and legal due diligence of fund documentation.
Rated top tier by clients, peers and independent legal directories, our tax practice has consistently and successfully delivered tailor-made solutions to meet our clients’ needs and constraints.
Thanks to a passionate and extensive knowledge of tax law, our dedicated team of tax lawyers develops tax efficient solutions for cross-border financing transactions, private-equity investments as well as effective resolutions of tax controversies.
Clients turn to us for our clear and practical advice which results from the leading-edge proficiency of our tax specialists in various sectors including finance, private equity, banking, regulated and unregulated investment funds, real estate investments, transfer pricing, wealth planning and dispute resolution. We are thus able to offer a complete range of tax services including advice on or assistance in:
• Transactions such as disposals, acquisitions, mergers, IPOs, MBOs and joint ventures
• Structuring inbound and outbound investments, holding and financing structures as well as group reorganisations
• Tax audits and litigation
• Value added tax matters
• The structuring of all forms of collective investment vehicles
• Transfer pricing related issues
• Tax due diligence
• Structured financial products including securitisation vehicles and tax enhanced debt financing.