Grégory Minne is a Partner in the Banking & Financial Services, the Bank Lending & Structured Finance and the Commercial & Insolvency practices of Arendt & Medernach. He specialises in banking and finance, in particular in acquisition, fund, real estate, project, aircraft, rail, ship, and structured finance, securities transactions, payment and securities settlement systems, refinancing, restructuring and insolvency. He also advises clients on complex private international law matters and on the legal enforceability of set-off, netting and collateral arrangements with respect to cross-border transactions and related insolvency risks and regulatory requirements.
He has been a member of the Luxembourg Bar since 2005.
Prior to joining Arendt & Medernach, Grégory worked in Switzerland within the legal department of a leading French investment bank.
He is a conferee of the Conference of European Restructuring and Insolvency Law (CERIL) and a member of INSOL Europe and the European Law Institute (ELI).
He is a lecturer at the University of Luxembourg and a visiting lecturer at the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium), at the University of Paris Est Créteil (UPEC, Paris XII) (France) and at the University of Strasbourg (France), and is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars. Grégory is the author of numerous articles on issues relating to his areas of expertise. He is also a recipient of the prize awarded by the Luxembourg Association of Banking Law Lawyers (ALJB) for his study on the conflict of laws rules concerning set-off and netting in the financial sector.
Grégory holds a master’s degree in law from the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium) and a master’s in business law from the Universities of Geneva and Lausanne (Switzerland). He also holds a degree in philosophy from the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium), as well as a degree in economic and social ethics from the same university.
In the Chambers Europe 2020 guide he won praise from clients for his ‘ability to find pragmatic solutions’, and interviewees assert that he is ‘an excellent partner in international transactions’ and highlight his ‘very cooperative manner’ in the Chambers Europe 2021 guide. In The Legal 500: EMEA, he is considered by clients as a ‘key figure’ of the banking and finance sector, with an ‘impressive legal knowledge and capacity to deal with complex matters in a client-friendly way’.
Gregory’s involvement in high-profile financial restructuring and insolvency matters was highlighted in Global Restructuring Review, an annual guide for leading law firms involved in cross-border restructuring and insolvency matters.
He speaks English and French and has a reading knowledge of Dutch and Italian.
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