LexGo

Legal articles and law resources: legal resources online from LexGO

Legal articles galore…

LexGO offers a wealth of information on legal topics. Each day we publish several articles written by legal and tax specialists from law firms, notaries offices, the legal departments from payroll agencies and tax consultants. It is the perfect way for lawyers at the Bar, in-house counsel, barristers, solicitors, notaries, bailiffs, paralegals and any other legal professional with an interest in Belgian and European law to keep informed of new legislative initiatives, case law, legal doctrine and all other legal developments on the Belgian legal scene!

Articles


Mrs. Josée Weydert
Mr. Ezechiel Havrenne
Mrs. Yoanna Stefanova
Mr. Jad Nader

Luxembourg Brexit Laws: 15 September 2019 final deadline for UK based managers to notify the CSSF
22/08/2019

On 8 April 2019, Luxembourg adopted two laws ("Brexit Laws") on measures to be taken in relation to the financial sector in the event of a hard Brexit, i.e., a withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union in the absence of any negotiated agreement.

>Read more
Mrs. Samantha Schmitz
Mr. Olivier R. Hoor
Mr. Keith O'Donnell

Luxembourg starts the implementation of ATAD 2
20/08/2019

On 8 August, the draft law (the “draft law”) implementing the EU Directive 2017/952 of 29 May 2017 (“ATAD 2”) amending Directive (EU) 2016/1164 laying down rules against tax avoidance practices that directly affect the functioning of the internal market (the so-called Anti-Tax-Avoidance-Directive, “ATAD”) was presented to Parliament. ATAD already included measures dealing with hybrid mismatches in an EU context, which have applied in Luxembourg since 1 January 2019 based on Article 168ter of the Income Tax Law.

>Read more
Mr. Vincent Wellens

Facilitating patent applications: no formal requirements for transfer of priority rights
19/08/2019

Recently the Court of Appeal of The Hague handed down an important decision on the issue of the transfer of priority rights under the European Patent Convention ("EPC"), which is a first in the Netherlands.

>Read more
Mr. Eric Fort
Mr. Alain Goebel
Mr. Thierry Lesage
Mr. Vincent Mahler

Disclosure of cross-border arrangements by intermediaries: DAC 6 implementation in Luxembourg
16/08/2019

On 8 August 2019, the Luxembourg government filed Bill of law No 7465 (''DAC 6 Bill'') implementing the provisions of the Council Directive (EU) 2018/822 (the “Directive”), commonly called DAC 6

>Read more
Mrs. Marie Bentley
Mr. Olivier R. Hoor

Luxembourg implementation of the EU Directive setting new transparency rules for intermediaries
13/08/2019

On 8 August 2019, a draft law implementing the Council Directive (EU) 2018/822 of 25 May 2018 as regards mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation in relation to reportable cross-border arrangements (“DAC 6”) was submitted by the government to the Luxembourg parliament.

>Read more
Mr. Eric Fort
Mr. Alain Goebel
Mr. Thierry Lesage
Mr. Vincent Mahler

ATAD II implementation in Luxembourg: Bill submitted to the Parliament
12/08/2019

On 8 August 2019, the Luxembourg government filed with Parliament Bill N° 7466 (the “Bill”) implementing into domestic law Council Directive (EU) 2017/952 of 29 May 2017 (“ATAD II”) amending Council Directive (EU) 2016/1164 (“ATAD I”)

>Read more
Mrs. Catherine Cathiard

New European Regulation on the Control of Foreign Investments
08/08/2019

In order to help Europe defend its strategic interests and preserve European security and public order, Regulation 2019/452 of 19 March 2019, which came into force on 10 April 2019, sets a framework for foreign direct investment in the Union

>Read more
Mrs. Isabelle Lebbe
Mr. Philippe-Emmanuel Partsch
Mr. Pierre-Michaël de Waersegger

Towards a single European market on private pensions - the Pan-European Personal Pension Product
05/08/2019

Saving for retirement will soon be facilitated by a personal pension product with truly pan- European characteristics. On 25 July 2019, the Regulation on a pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP Regulation) was published 

>Read more
Mr. Vivian Walry
Mr. Aurélien Hollard

The portal for Brexit notifications is live!
02/08/2019

As from today, UK managers, firms and investment funds wishing to pursue their activities in Luxembourg, in the event a no-deal Brexit occurs on 31 October 2019, are invited to notify the Luxembourg regulator 

>Read more
Luxembourg implementation of the Shareholders’ Rights Directive II

Luxembourg implementation of the Shareholders’ Rights Directive II
29/07/2019

The Luxembourg Parliament has adopted a draft law introducing new measures related to shareholders’ rights in listed companies. The main objectives are to encourage the long-term engagement of shareholders in listed companies, reinforce shareholders’ rights and increase the transparency of institutional investors, asset managers and proxy advisors.

>Read more

Click here to see the ad(s)

LexGO Network