Michael Schweiger
Counsel - Attorney at law / Solicitor

Michael Schweiger

Michael Schweiger, counsel, is a member of the Banking & Finance practice group in our Luxembourg office. He leads the Luxembourg financial regulatory team and regularly advises banks, e-money and payment institutions, insurers, and other clients regarding financial regulation.

About Michael Schweiger

Michael has extensive experience implementing large-scale projects and provides general advice regarding banking, regulatory, and corporate governance matters. He provides clients with practical advice, ensuring regulatory compliance and an appropriate risk-reward balance. 

Previously, Michael served as a member of the Executive Committee and Member of Authorized Management of a major international bank in Luxembourg which is a significant supervised entity with direct accountability to the European Central Bank and the Luxembourg CSSF and is one of the country´s largest employers.

He held multiple executive roles and most recently led a European legal team supporting operations throughout Continental Europe and the Channel Islands. Prior to relocating to Luxembourg, he practised corporate, commercial and insolvency law in Canada.

 

Memberships

  • Solicitor of England & Wales, 2019
  • Luxembourg Bar (List IV), 2019
  • Canadian Bar, Nova Scotia, 2005
  • Association of Luxembourg Banks (ABBL): Legal Affairs Committee, Professional Obligations Committee, Distributed Ledger Technology Working Group and Law Firms Cluster 
  • American Chamber of Commerce in Luxembourg (AMCHAM): Financial Services Committee
  • Luxembourg Directors’ Association (ILA), Luxembourg: Vice-Chair of the Banking Committee and founding organiser of the Annual Forum for Directors of Luxembourg Banks
  • Association Luxembourgeoise des Juristes Bancaires (ALJB)

Qualifications           

  • LL.B., Queen's University – Kingston, Canada, 2004
  • B.A. (Honours), University of Western Ontario – London, Canada, 2001

Languages

  • English
  • German
  • French

 

T: +352 466 230 520
E: michael.schweiger@loyensloeff.com

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