Words From A Member: Charles Krier (Annerton)

Charles Krier (Annerton)

Annerton has joined the Silicon Luxembourg Founders Club. Partner Charles Krier tells us more about the company.

A few words about you.

Annerton is an independent business law firm founded in 2020 and specialises in regulatory law in the financial sector. Annerton counts offices in Berlin, Frankfurt/Main, Luxembourg and Munich and its clients include established international groups and innovative startups active in the banking and financial services sector as well as the digital economy.

I am heading the Luxembourg office of Annerton and during the last 15 years, I have gained recognized expertise covering FinTech relevant areas such as payment/e-money services, AML/CFT, outsourcing, banking & finance, distributed ledger technologies as well as M&A and restructuring in different positions.

Further to my position at Annerton, I am a member of several clusters and working groups at the ABBL, a regular contributor to the blog Payment.Technology.Law. and a member of the Fintech Lawyers Network.

What are the main pillars of your company?

As well-experienced lawyers with different backgrounds but with the same vision of being part of a law firm that brings legal advice to the next level, we consider ourselves to be part of the ecosystem and advise our clients with conviction and expertise. We tackle all manner of legal challenges, discuss and explain relevant aspects, risks and alternative courses of action and find innovative and viable solutions to the challenges of our clients. What sets us apart is our strategic thinking, goal-oriented work and ability to look at issues from different perspectives. We closely follow current trends and developments, continuously update our know-how and expand and share the knowledge in our team in order to boost the personal potential of each of us.

Why did you want to join the Founders Club?

We are keen to constantly learn and understand new technologies and industry trends and the Silicon Luxembourg Founders Club is the perfect place to do so, as well as to exchange with a large range of different actors of the Luxembourg (startup) economy.

What are the predictions of your industry?

Artificial Intelligence, cyber security, digitalisation and legal automation are the buzzwords that come across when talking about the current challenges of the legal industry. In this regard, predictions are still promising, provided that services are adapted to the needs and expectations of the clients living and acting in an advanced digital age. 

Editor’s note: If you are interested in joining the Founders Club, you can find more information on our Memberships page. Contact our team today to join the network.

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