Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg is delighted to announce that Michael Schweiger has joined the Banking & Finance team to lead the financial regulatory practice. Michael was previously a member of the Executive Committee of a major international bank regulated by the European Central Bank where he led a team with accountability for all legal matters in Continental Europe. Prior to relocating to Luxembourg in 2008, Michael practised in a Canadian law firm.

Véronique Hoffeld, Managing Partner, comments: “With his extensive in-house experience Michael is perfectly positioned to provide our clients with unique insights, leveraging his broad experience and pragmatic approach. In the decade following the financial crisis, Michael has been at the front line understanding and implementing regulatory change in the financial sector in Luxembourg and abroad. He is a fantastic addition to our team.

Michael Schweiger adds: ”I am delighted to join Loyens & Loeff. Regulation is constantly evolving and working together with internal clients to develop solutions was a key part of my role in-house. I am looking forward to partnering with clients to tackle the impacts and opportunities of regulatory change. Clients are looking for strategic banking, regulatory, and corporate governance advice with a clear roadmap for implementation.

Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg is also pleased to announce that Adrien Pierre will join Michael in the regulatory team as an associate, reflecting our commitment to clients and the significant growth in this practice area.