Josée Weydert is the managing partner of NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg and leads its strong banking and finance practice. Josée works extensively on financings, securitisation, capital markets (both debt and equity) and financial regulatory matters.
Josée is the entrusted advisor of financial institutions, financial professionals and corporate groups. Having also worked during her career in the capital markets and structured finance departments at a leading bank in Luxembourg, she has an exceptionally strong practical background in the banking field.
With more than 25 years of legal experience, Josée enjoys high recognition among both market players and clients. She has been nominated as a Leading Lawyer by the IFLR1000 directory since 2013. Chambers highlights her as having "profound knowledge of the products and services marketed in Luxembourg's financial market and excellent working relationships with the government and regulators". Clients value her "depth of expertise and long-standing experience in the banking industry".
Josée and her team recently published several articles in various legal publications, including "The banking regulation review" (Law Business Research 2017), a serie of "The New Act on Market Abuse following amendments to EU framework" (International Law Office Newsletters, 2017) and "The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg: A leading competitor in the evolving capital markets industry" (The Equity Capital Markets Handbook 2016/2017).
Josée graduated in law from the Robert Schuman University in Strasbourg (1992). She regularly speaks at conferences, in particular on topics including securitisation and finance products.
Josée was admitted to the Luxembourg Bar in 1993.
Josée is a native Luxembourgish citizen. She is fluent in English, French, German and Luxembourgish.