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Business law in Luxembourg

Legal Framework

Independence of Justice
The judiciary in Luxembourg is independent, however its judges are appointed by the Grand Duke.
Equal Treatment of Nationals and Foreigners
Foreign nationals can expect an impartial trial from the country’s judicial system.
The Language of Justice
The judicial languages used in Luxembourg are French, German and Luxembourgian.
Recourse to an Interpreter
Luxembourg is a multilingual country accustomed to using German, French and English interpreters.
Sources of the Law and Legal Similarities
The main source of the law is the constitution of 1868 (revised several times). The country’s legal system is based on civil law system. Luxembourg accepts compulsory ICJ jurisdiction. Being member of the European Union, the country’s national law needs to comply with the conditions of the Community legislation.
Checking National Laws Online
The Luxembourg judicial portal
Judicial information of the Ministry of Justice

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