Jad Nader is a partner in our banking & finance practice. He is based in our New York office where he is heading the firm's Luxembourg Desk, promoting NautaDutilh's cross-border services and consolidating key relationships with US-based clients.
Jad specialises in banking and financial law. In addition to his experience in cross-border lending transactions, Jad assists clients on all kinds of financial and insurance regulatory matters including capital markets, securitization, factoring, financial products, international credit structures, funds structures and fund finance (subscription finance), AIFM license requirements and listing regulations. Jad focuses in particular on sophisticated international financial techniques, where he advises and acts for major international financial institutions and private equity houses.
Prior to joining NautaDutilh Luxembourg, Jad practiced for several years at major law firms, including a magic circle law firm. He has extensive knowledge of the banking industry drawn from his legal practice and his experience within a major European bank. He was also involved in academic work, where he taught guarantees, mortgages, security interests, property and fiduciary rights, as well as privacy and IT law at the Robert Schuman University.
Jad completed postgraduate degrees in private international law (DEA) and in IT law (DESS) and holds a Ph.D. (doctorat en droit privé) on the taking of security over financial assets (concept of financial collateral, rights in rem on securities, and applicable law).
Jad is a regular conference speaker and frequently publishes articles on various legal topics such as the regulatory framework for the banking activity, cross-border lending activity, the taking of security over financial collateral, BRRD, securities litigation, restructuring and insolvency law. He moreover is editorial secretary of the Revue de Droit du Financement de l'Economie published by Legitech. He is an active member of several key Luxembourg and international professional associations such as the American Chamber of Commerce in Luxembourg (Amcham), The Luxembourg Association of Banking Lawyers (ALJB), The International Bar Association (IBA), The American Bar Association (ABA), and The New York City Bar Association, which allows him to have first-hand information on market developments, and upcoming legal and regulatory changes.
Jad is admitted to the Luxembourg Bar (Liste IV) and to the Paris Bar. He is a Luxembourg citizen, and speaks English, French, Arabic and Spanish.