Marc Seimetz
Partner | Luxembourg
Marc Seimetz

Marc Seimetz focuses on financial law (including investment funds), company and commercial law, and contract law, advising clients on the incorporation of investment funds and companies, regulatory approvals, corporate documents, contracts, listings, offering of securities, mergers, and liquidations. He also provides advice on labour law to corporations.

Mr. Seimetz advises clients on determining the most effective fund structures and on the incorporation, on-going compliance and eligibility of investments of Luxembourg UCITS, “part II” funds, risk-capital funds (SICAR), securitisation vehicles, reserved alternative investment funds (RAIFs) and specialised investment funds (SIF), including hedge funds, funds of funds, and real estate funds. He assists with the registration and on-going compliance process for foreign UCITS in Luxembourg.

He advises on financial services matters including advice on public offerings, private placements, the setting up of professionals in the financial sector, share holding disclosure requirements, and listing on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.

Mr. Seimetz is ranked as a leading lawyer for investment funds by Practical Law Company. He is recommended as a leading lawyer in Legal 500 EMEAChambers Global and in Chambers Europe. Chambers Europe 2015 notes that Mr. Seimetz has "a good perspective on regulatory matters" and Legal 500 EMEA 2014 states that he demonstrates "industry knowledge, experience and pragmatism". Chambers Europe 2014 states that he “combines a broad knowledge of corporate and commercial law with a dedicated activity in mutual funds”. In Legal 500 EMEA 2010, Mr. Seimetz is described as “one of the key names in the market” for investment funds and as having “a fine reputation”. He is a member of working groups of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI).

Mr. Seimetz regularly speaks at conferences and has published articles on investment fund law and company law. He is also an arbitrator for the Luxembourg Sports Arbitration Commission.

  • Retailisation of Alternative Asset Classes - Luxembourg Investment Funds Webinar Series (December 2021)
  • Regulatory Initiatives 2022 - Luxembourg Investment Funds Webinar Series (December 2021)
  • Regulatory Deep Dive Programme – EU - AIMA Webinar (May 2021)
  • Fund Structuring – What to Consider in 2021? - Luxembourg Investment Funds Webinar Series (December 2020)
  • Regulatory Spotlight – The Future of AIFMD - Luxembourg Investment Funds Webinar Series (November 2020)
  • Luxembourg Annual Investment Funds Conference - Luxembourg (October 2019)
  • Developments in UCITS: MiFID II, Brexit, Global Fund Distribution and Anti-Money Laundering - Boston (May 2019)
  • Investment Funds Conference: Disruption and Change in the Investment Funds Industry - Luxembourg (November 2018)
  • ALFI Global Distribution Conference - Luxembourg (September 2018)
  • Developments in UCITS: MiFID II, Brexit and Global Fund Distribution - Boston (May 2017)
  • Dechert's Annual Investment Funds Conference - Luxembourg (September, 2017)
  • Current and Future Developments: UCITS, AIFs, Brexit and Global Fund Distribution - New York (October 2016)
  • A New Dawn for Luxembourg Funds Industry - Luxembourg (October 2016)
  • Luxembourg Securitisation Vehicles: Another Way of Structuring Investments - London (June 2016)