Jad Nader is a partner with NautaDutilh and a member of the firm's Banking & Finance practice group. He is based in our New York office, where he heads the Luxembourg Desk, promoting NautaDutilh's cross-border services and consolidating key relationships with US clients.
Jad specialises in banking and financial law. In addition to handling cross-border lending transactions, Jad advises clients on financial and insurance regulatory matters including those involving capital markets, securitisation deals, factoring, financial products, international credit and fund structures, fund finance (subscription finance), AIFM licensing requirements and listing regulations. He has particular expertise in sophisticated international financing techniques and regularly acts for major international financial institutions and private equity houses.
Prior to joining NautaDutilh, Jad worked for several other well-known law firms, including a magic circle firm, and a major European bank. Jad is also active in academic circles and has lectured on guarantees, mortgages, security interests, property and fiduciary rights, as well as privacy and IT law at the Robert Schuman University.
Jad regularly speaks and frequently publishes on subjects such as the regulatory framework for the banking sector, cross-border lending, financial collateral, BRRD, securities litigation and restructuring and insolvency law. He sits on the editorial board of the Revue de Droit du Financement de l'Economie published by Legitech. He is an active member of numerous Luxembourg and international professional associations, including 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 Bar Association, which allows him to stay up-to-date with market developments and expected legislative and regulatory changes.
Jad holds postgraduate degrees in private international law (DEA) and IT law (DESS) as well as a doctor of laws. His Ph.D. thesis was on the taking of security over financial assets (concept of financial collateral, rights in rem on securities, and applicable law).
Jad is admitted to the Luxembourg Bar and the Paris Bar.
He speaks English, French, Arabic and Spanish.