Laura Rossi
Partner | Luxembourg
Laura Rossi

Laura Rossi is a partner in the Luxembourg office and member of the firm’s financial services group where she advises international clients on the regulatory, corporate and organisational aspects of the formation, structuring, restructuring, marketing, registration, ongoing operations and winding up of regulated and unregulated investment funds, with a focus on undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities (UCITS), real estate funds, “part II” funds and specialised investment funds (SIF).

She advises international clients on corporate structurings, including the setting-up, domiciliation, management, financing and liquidation of companies, partnerships and other investment vehicles. 

She assists asset managers, financial institutions and other clients (including regulated and non-regulated entities on the borrower or on the lender side) on all types of financing transactions. These include secured and unsecured bank lending, acquisition finance, asset finance (including real estate) as well as fund financings (such as subscription facilities and NAV facilities).

Across sectors, she also advises clients on data protection legislation, including GDPR. As a member of Dechert's cyber, privacy and AI practice, she assists clients on e.g. compliance projects, cross-border data flow issues, data breach notifications and data subject requests. She is a regular contributor to Dechert’s Cyber Bits newsletter.

She is a member of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI), the Luxembourg Capital Markets Association (LuxCMA) and the Italian-Luxembourgish Chamber of Commerce (Camera di Commercio Italo-Lussemburghese).

  • Digital finance strategy and virtual assets – Luxembourg as a place for digital innovation, ALFI Roadshow to Switzerland – Zurich and Geneva (November 2022)
  • Securitization reform – the path to develop CLOs in Luxembourg, Luxembourg Annual Investment Funds Conference – Luxembourg (October 2022)
  • Fund Structuring – What to Consider in 2021? - Luxembourg Investment Funds Webinar Series (December 2020)
  • Luxembourg Annual Investment Funds Conference - Luxembourg (October 2019)
  • Developments in UCITS: MiFID II, Brexit, Global Fund Distribution and Anti-Money Laundering - New York (May 2019)
  • Investment Funds Conference: Disruption and Change in the Investment Funds Industry - Luxembourg (November 2018)
  • Developments in UCITS: MiFID II, Brexit and Global Fund Distribution - New York (May 2018)
  • A New Dawn for the Luxembourg Funds Industry - Luxembourg (October 2016)
    • Université Robert Schuman, Maîtrise de Droit Privé, 2000
    • Luxembourg
    • English
    • French
    • German
    • Luxembourgish
    • Italian
    • Subcommittee Member, Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI)
    • International Bar Association (IBA)
    • Internanational Young Lawyers Association (AIJA)
    • Subcommittee Member, Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI)
    • Association luxembourgeoise des juristes de banque (ALJB)
    • Camera di Commercio italo-lussemburghese