The Luxembourg financial collateral act dated 5 August 2005: key features and case studies

In the aftermath of the economic crisis and the financial markets turmoil of 2008, financial collateral arrangements have attracted considerable attention from market participants. The Luxembourg act dated 5 August 2005 on financial collateral arrangements, as amended (the Collateral Act 2005), is seen as one of the most lender-friendly frameworks for security interests among European jurisdictions. The first part of the presentation will briefly summarise the key features of the Collateral Act 2005 whereas the second part will concentrate on case studies, including pledges over assets held in accounts opened with Clearstream Banking, société anonyme in Luxembourg.


  • Henri Wagner, Banking and ICM Partner 
  • Bénédicte Kurth, Banking Counsel
  • François-Guillaume de Liedekerke, Banking Senior Associate

The seminar will be held in English.

Breakfast will be served.

Please register before 7 March 2014.

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