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Arrival of Frédéric Lemoine, new partner in the Corporate practice group, to strengthen our ser…

Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg is pleased to announce that Frédéric Lemoine, corporate and M&A expert, joined our team as Partner effective today, 15 November 2022.

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Stibbe Luxembourg expands its service with the arrival of Of Counsel, Jeannette Vaude-Perrin

The new appointment has taken effect on 17 October and allows Stibbe to further strengthen its Luxembourg investment funds team to continue to respond to client needs and to expand…

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Nicolas Bonora joins Ogier's Banking and Finance team

Seasoned finance lawyer Nicolas Bonora has joined Ogier as counsel in the firm's Banking and Finance team in Luxembourg.

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The CSSF’s data collection exercise due for submission on 2 …

The CSSF has launched a new SFDR data collection exercise for investment fu…

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EU Listing Act | Interesting regulatory changes in the pipel…

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CSSF | Increase in fees with adoption of new Grand-Ducal Regulation

The CSSF levies fees on supervised persons and institutions to cover personnel costs as well as general financial and operating costs. The level of fe…

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New reporting standards under EMIR: 203 reporting fields, one deadline, huge sanctions

In-scope entities have to follow new EMIR1 reporting requirements by April 2024 or face hefty sanctions. ESMA2 has published the guidelines, validatio…

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The Listing Act: facilitating access to capital for SMEs

On 7 December 2022, the European Commission (EC) submitted a package of measures known as the “Listing Act” (the Act), aiming at making public markets…

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Register of Beneficial Owners: Access restored for professionals, subject to conditions

After the "public access" feature of the luxembourg register of beneficial owners was ruled invalid by the court of justice of the european union, a n…

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A new step in the adoption of the Digital Finance Package

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DORA In Force From 16 January 2023

Given the ever-increasing risk of cyberattacks, the eu has decided to strengthen the requirements surrounding the it security of financial entities.

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Foreign Subsidies Regulation enters into force on 12 January 2023 - Notification requirements apply from Octob…

The EU Regulation on foreign subsidies distorting the internal market (“FSR”) enters into force on 12 January 2023.[1] It marks an important legislati…

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Remote customer onboarding solutions - credit and financial institutions need to adjust their solutions, polic…

On 22 November 2022, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published its final report on the guidelines on the use of Remote Customer Onboarding Soluti…

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ESMA Peer Review on relocation to the EU in the context of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU

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EU legal framework for crypto-assets and financial sector resilience: update

The EU is working on setting out the legal framework for Fintech. On a separate but connected note, the EU legislator also addresses risks carried by …

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EMIR 3.0 – The new EU Commission proposal

On 7 December 2022, the EU Commission published a proposal for a regulation to amend EMIR (amongst others), with the primary aim of making EU clearing…

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New law on administrative dissolution of companies without liquidation

The Law of 28 October 2022 creating the procedure for administrative dissolution without liquidation ("Law") allows for a simplified dissolution of "e…

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Public access to RBO invalidated by CJEU

Elvinger Hoss Prussen triggered a landmark preliminary ruling on 22 November 2022, in which the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") has de…

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CSSF provides practical guidance on UCITS KIID replacement

From 1 January 2023, UCITS will have to provide a PRIIPs KID to retail investors and either a UCITS KIID or a PRIIPs KID to non-retail investors. The …

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Les risques et périls liés à une requalification d’un prêt en apport déguisé

Dans un récent jugement retentissant du 23 septembre 2022, le tribunal administratif a rejeté la déduction d’intérêts notionnels sur un prêt sans inté…

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Amendments to the Luxembourg Financial Collateral Law

On 24 July 2022, the Luxembourg law of 20 July 2022 (the “Law”) entered into force amending, among others, the law of 5 August 2005 on financial colla…

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When transparency clashes with fundamental rights: EU court curbs public access to beneficial owner registers …

By a decision rendered on 22 November 2022, the European Court of Justice (the Court) invalidates the provision of the anti-money laundering directive…

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The CSSF published FAQs on SFDR

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ESG - Approval of CSRD

On 28 November 2022, the Council of the EU formally approved the Directive amending Regulation (EU) No 537/2014, Directive 2004/109/EC, Directive 2006…

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Luxembourg Register of Beneficial Ownership's online access suspended following ECJ decision – the facts

The Luxembourg Register of Beneficial Ownership's online access has been suspended following the European Court of Justice's declaration that the Fift…

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