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By Rémi Chevalier
The Luxembourg Stock Exchange has launched the Securities Official List, a dedicated section of the exchange's official list that enables securities to be listed without requiring them to be admitted to trading...
By Olivier Sciales
Luxembourg's government has published draft legislation to incorporate into national law the requirements under articles 30 and 31 of the European Union's Directive 2015/849 on the prevention of the use of the financial system ...
By Olivier Sciales
Luxembourg's Financial Sector Supervisory Authority (CSSF) has announced changes to its policy regarding investment by UCITS funds in non-UCITS undertakings for collective investment, amending the guidance contained in its Frequently Asked Questions document addressing the law of December 17, 2010 on undertakings for collective investment.
By Olivier Sciales
A revised version of Luxembourg's law on commercial companies, originally dating from August 10, 2015, came into force on December 19, 2017, following its publication in the grand duchy's official gazette (Mémorial A no. 1066) on December 2015 (the "Company Law").
By Olivier Sciales
The below table shows at a glance the most important features of the Luxembourg investment vehicles.
By Olivier Sciales
Luxembourg has enhanced its existing limited partnership regime in 2013, adding the special limited partnership to its range of investment vehicles designed for the alternative investment and private equity industry.
By Olivier Sciales
The Luxembourg government created a new type of fund vehicle in July 2016, the reserved alternative investment fund (fonds d'investissement alternatif reservé).
By Rémi Chevalier
The CSSF issued on 12 October 2017 a press release whereby it reminds that under the new EMIR reporting requirements, the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) will be mandatory as of 1 November 2017 to identify the counterparty in a derivative transaction
By Olivier Sciales
ESMA says the Q&A documents aim to promote common supervisory approaches and practices in the practical application of the various UCITS directives and the AIFMD through responses to questions posed by industry members and regulators themselves.
By Rémi Chevalier
The Luxembourg Stock Exchange now requires all domestic and foreign issuers operating on the regulated market, the Bourse de Luxembourg, or its Euro MTF multilateral trading facility, to provide the exchange with their legal entity identifier codes.
By Olivier Sciales
Luxembourg financial regulator CSSF has addressed issues raised by the introduction in January 2018 of the European Union's regulation on Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products and its requirement for such products to provide investors with a Key Information Document.
By Olivier Sciales
The LGX has not replaced the existing Luxembourg markets, but is a dedicated platform complementing the Luxembourg Stock Exchange main market and Euro MTF market.
By Olivier Sciales
On January 30, the European Securities and Markets Authority issued an opinion on the minimum principles that management companies must apply when establishing different UCITS share classes.
By Olivier Sciales
Luxembourg's law of July 23, 2016, which came into force on January 26, 2017, creates an incentive for entrepreneurs to establish a business in the grand duchy by introducing...
By Olivier Sciales
ESMA has updated its Q&A documents on details of the UCITS rules in November of this year with two additional queries regarding the interpretation of investment limits when a UCITS invests in an umbrella fund.