Philippe HOSS


Luxembourg (LU)

+352 44 66 44 5311

+352 442255


English, French, German, Luxembourgish

Practice area

  • Corporate Law
  • Finance and Banking
  • Joint Ventures / Consortia / Shareholder Agreements
  • Mergers and Acquisitions


Educational/ Current position / Professional Experience


Philippe Hoss’s principal fields of activity are mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, banking and finance, and securitisations.

Philippe authored the first published English translation of the Law of 10 August 1915 on commercial companies and of all subsequent updates thereof.

Lecturer on various business and financial law matters at the University of Luxembourg, including takeover law.
Lecturer on company law as part of the course for admission to the Luxembourg Bar.
Visiting lecturer on takeover law at Miami University and Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio.

Career and Memberships

Member of various working groups set up by the CSSF (Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier).
Member of the Board of Directors of ILA (Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs) since 2010.
Assistant with Slaughter and May (London) in 1987-1988.
Member of the Luxembourg Bar since 1987.


DEA (diplôme d’études approfondies) in business law from the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (France).
Maîtrise en droit from the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (France).

Publications and Speaking Engagements

Version consolidée de la loi du 10 août 1915 concernant les sociétés commerciales
English translation of the consolidated version of the Law of 10 August 1915 on commercial companies
Luxembourg section in “European Securities Law“, Second edition, 2014 edited by Raj Panasar and Philip Boeckman
Der Aufsichtsrat von Kreditinstituten in Luxemburg: Rahmenvorgaben, Organisation, Aufgaben und Strukturen in “Handbuch Aufsichts- und Verwaltungsräte“ in Kreditinstituten edited by Prof. Dr. Reinhold Hölscher and Dr. Altenhain, Erich Schmidt Verlag, 2013 (with Susanne Goldacker)
Hoss Philippe, Siège social et secteur réglementé in Journal des Tribunaux Luxembourg n° 1, Larcier, février 2009, pp. 14-22.
Philippe Hoss and Thierry Kauffmann, Mergers and Acquisitions 2018 – Luxembourg in The Mergers and Acquisitions Review, Edition 12, ed. by Mark Zerdin, August 2018.
Philippe Hoss, Pit Reckinger, Toinon Hoss and Philippe Prussen, Securities Finance 2011 – Luxembourg in Getting the Deal Through – Securities Finance 2011, ed. by Mark Greene, May 2011.


Member of the Board of Trustees of Fondatioun Kriibskrank Kanner
Member of the Board of Trustees of André Losch, Fondation.
Member of the Board of Trustees of Fondation André et Henriette Losch.


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