Contact Laurent Lazard

Direct contact

m. llazard@bsp.lu

p. +352.26.025-1

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Christiane Karpen

m. ckarpen@bsp.lu

p. +352.26.025.241

Country of Admission

Luxembourg, 1990

Languages

English, French, German, Luxembourgish

Education

  • University of Chicago Law School, LL.M., 1993.
  • Université Paris II-Assas, France, DESS en Droit des Affaires et Fiscalité des Entreprises (Post-Graduate Degree in Business Law and Tax Law), 1991.
  • Université Paris II-Assas, France, Maîtrise en Droit des Affaires (Master in Business Law), 1989.

Selected experience

  • Laurent Lazard has been advising clients for over 25 years on a wide range of banking and finance matters.
  • As an expert in structured finance, in particular securitisations, he has assisted numerous regulated and unregulated securitisation vehicles, sponsors and originators. He has represented major banks in setting up multi-billion Euro platforms for the issuance of structured finance instruments.
  • Laurent Lazard is also recognised for his capital markets work and his expertise in restructuring and insolvency matters.

Membership

  • Member of the Luxembourg Supervisory Commission of the Financial Sector (CSSF) Securitisation Committee
  • Lecturer in Structured Finance at the University of Luxembourg
  • Luxembourg Capital Markets Association (LuxCMA)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)

Rankings

  • Chambers Global: Ranked in Band 2 in Banking & Finance
  • Chambers Europe: Ranked in Band 2 in Banking & Finance and in Capital Markets
  • The Legal 500: Recommended Lawyer in Banking, finance and capital markets
  • IFLR1000: Highly regarded in Banking, capital markets: Structured finance and securitisation practice