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Aurélia Viémont

Partner | Avocat à la Cour

CMS DeBacker Luxembourg
Rue Charles Darwin 5
L-1433 Luxembourg
Languages French, English

Aurélia is a partner in our Banking & Finance team. She advises clients on regulatory matters involving banks, investments firms, payment institutions, virtual asset service providers and other entities of the financial sector. She notably focuses on markets in financial instruments, payment services, anti-money laundering, internal governance and digital assets topics.

Before joining CMS, Aurélia worked nine years in the Banking & Finance team of a leading Luxembourg law firm.

She has been a member of the Luxembourg bar since 2011.

She is a member of the Luxembourg Bankers‘ Association and participates in various working groups including the Payments Cluster and the Professional Obligations Committee.

She has been published in financial services publications and journals.

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Aurélia Viémont has a deep understanding of insurance-related requirements and provides highly commercial and timely advice.

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  • 2009 – Master II in banking and financial law, University of Paris I - Panthéon Sorbonne
  • 2008 – LL.M., University of Reading
  • 2008 – Master II in European laws with a specialisation in Anglo-Saxon law and business law, University of Paris X
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