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Luxembourg: Gateway to Develop Your Business in Europe


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Luxembourg has created a global services package with advantages for Israeli companies that want to launch their business in Europe. This presentation gives an overview of Luxembourg's advantages, covering business, ICT infrastructure and lifestyle benefits. The Luxembourg/Israel European Business Initiative is led by P&TLuxembourg's TERALINK unit, in collaboration with KPMG and the law firm of Lauer and Sartor.

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Luxembourg: Gateway to Develop Your Business in Europe

  1. 1. Luxembourg, the gateway todevelop your business in Europe Tel-Aviv, 12 January 2011
  2. 2. Introduction – Who are we ?P&Tluxembourg, the number one Telecom Operator in Luxembourg andone of the biggest employers of the countryKPMG Tax LuxembourgLauer&Sartor, a local law firm in LuxembourgBalter, Guth, Aloni & Co. (BGA) ,one of the largest law firms in IsraelZynga, the biggest social gaming platform worldwide, through their officein Luxembourg First of its kind collaborative initiative
  3. 3. Introduction – Which references ?Major Media, E-Commerce and Online Business actors alreadychose Luxembourg for their European operations
  4. 4. Introduction – Why Luxembourg ?One of the founding member states of the EuropeanCommunity, located at the heart of EuropeGives access to the entire European market, i.e.approximately 500 million consumers1st in labor productivity (OECD 2010)3rd worldwide in overall innovation andcompetitiveness (ITIF 2009)Lowest VAT rate in EuropeIntellectual Property related tax advantagesQuick access to authorities
  5. 5. Introduction – Why should Israel consider Luxembourg ?Gateway to Europe for Israeli start-ups. P&TLuxembourg, KMPG and Lauer yourgateway to LuxembourgCombined package of solutions and combined approach : one-stop shopTelecom and Hosting Infrastructures – TERALINK and ebrcFiscal advantages – VAT, Intellectual Property, concrete Business CaseMultilingual workforce in Luxembourg (English, French, German, Luxembourgish)Very active business community and regular business exchange through Workshops(media, online business,…) + ICT Spring eventsChabad Lubavitch active community in Luxembourg (Shabbat, Kosher food…)Israeli companies present : Hapoalim, Leumi Bank, …
  6. 6. Introduction – VIDEO
  7. 7. Introduction – Web siteswww.teralink.bizwww.ebrc.luwww.kmpg.luwww.luxembourgforict.luwww.luxembourgforbusiness.luLuxembourg Trade and Investment
  8. 8. Introduction – Contact persons Micaël : +352 4991 5568 François PetitFrancois.petit@kpmg.luTel : +352 22 51 51 5585 Christian-Charles Laueretude@lawyer-lauer.luTel : +352 26 27 60 1 Eric Haïm Messikaemessika@gmail.comTel : +972 54 758 1704
  9. 9. Introduction – Agenda 16h45 – 17h05Luxembourg’s position in Europe : history, economics, life styleChristian-Charles Lauer, Attorney, Lauer & Sartor 17h05 – 17h25Luxembourg’s tax opportunities for ICT- François Petit, Manager, Commerce & Industry, KPMG Tax Luxembourg- Avi Gera, Attorney, BGA Law 17h25 – 17h45Datacenter and international connectivity: your Hub in EuropeMicaël Weber, International Sales Manager, Teralink / P&Tluxembourg 17h45 – 18h05Case Study: ZyngaAlberto Fasanotti, Financial Controller Europe, Zynga