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Partner

Laurent Levac

Laurent is a banking and finance, capital markets and securities and private clients law Partner based in Kuwait and has been with the firm since 2014. Prior to joining ASAR, Laurent worked for international law firms with postings in Canada, France, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Laurent has extensive experience in finance, banking and securities regulation. Laurent also assists clients in various areas relating to wealth management, wealth transfer, estate planning and philanthropic giving.

Laurent-Levac

Personal Info

+965 229 22700
Kuwait

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Civil Law (L.L.L), University of Ottawa, Canada, 2002
  • Bachelor of Common Law (L.L.B), University of Ottawa, Canada, 2003
  • Program in International Taxation, Oxford University, United Kingdom, 2004
  • Masters in American Common Law (L.L.M), Cornell Law School, USA, 2005
  • In-depth Tax Program (Part 1), Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, Canada, 2006
  • Member of the Quebec Bar (Canada), 2005
  • Member of the Law Society of England and Wales, 2010

Practice Areas

  • Banking & Finance Capital Markets & Securities Private Client Services
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Professional Experience

Education

Private Bank Acquisition
Advising a consortium on the acquisition of a Luxembourg private bank (with operations in more than 20 jurisdictions) and liaising with regulatory agencies in several jurisdictions.
Sale of Financial Institution
Advising a consortium on the acquisition of a Luxembourg private bank (with operations in more than 20 jurisdictions) and liaising with regulatory agencies in several jurisdictions.

Professional Experience

Establishment of foreign bank branches
Advising a private bank on the establishment of a representative office and foreign bank branch and liaising with regulatory agencies.
Acquisition and sale of private jets, yachts and offshore real estate
Acquisition and sale of private jets, yachts and offshore real estate