Francois Bernard

François Bernard

François Bernard focuses on a wide variety of corporate and commercial law matters including private equity investments, international restructurings and mergers and acquisitions.

François graduated in law from the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve (UCL) in 2009. He has an LL.M. in commercial law from the University of Cambridge (2010) and is currently a candidate pursuing a PhD in company law at the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve and the University of Luxembourg.

François was a lawyer in the corporate department of another law firm before he joined the Luxembourg office of Stibbe in August 2013.

  • Languages: French, English, German, Luxembourgish
  • Admitted to the Luxembourg Bar: 2011

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28.04.2020 LU law
Chambers and Partners Real Estate Global Practice Guide 2020 - Luxembourg chapter

Articles - Claire-Marie Darnand, Victorien Hémery, Johan Léonard, Tom Storck, Benjamin Marthoz, Audrey Jarreton and François Bernard have all contributed to the 2020 Chambers and Partners Real Estate Global Practice Guide, providing the Luxembourg chapter. 

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23.03.2020 LU law
Luxembourg adopts measures to facilitate holding of meetings in companies and other legal entities during “Covid-19”

Short Reads - Luxembourg adopted a Grand-Ducal Regulation on March 20th, 2020 introducing emergency measures relating to the holding of meetings in companies and other legal entities. The relevant provisions, which are effective immediately, pertain to general meetings of shareholders and to other deliberating bodies of companies.

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25.06.2019 LU law
The dawn of a new era of cross-border mobility within the EU?

Seminar - François Bernard, Senior Associate at Stibbe Luxembourg, will conduct a seminar in Luxembourg on 25 June in collaboration with Legitech on Directive proposal COM2018 (241 final) amending the cross-border merger regime currently enshrined in Directive (EU) 2017/1132 and introducing a new regime applicable to cross-border conversions and divisions.

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09.04.2020 LU law
Luxembourg introduces new State aid scheme for businesses affected by Covid-19

Short Reads - Following the Luxembourg government’s declaration of a state emergency on 28 March 2020 and as part of the new measures implemented in response to the unprecedented and unforeseeable consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, the country has adopted a new law in an effort to support businesses suffering financial consequences.

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