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Mrs. Isabelle Charlier
Mr. Vincent Renaud

Panorama 2019 de la jurisprudence en droit des sociétés
21/01/2020

Cet article reprend les principales jurisprudences qui ont marqué l'année 2019 en droit des sociétés.

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Mr. Mark Shaw

CSSF Issues Circular 19/733 Addressing IOSCO’s Recommendations for Liquidity Risk Management for Collective Investment Schemes
17/01/2020

On 20 December 2019 the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (the “CSSF”) published circular 19/733 (the “Circular”) implementing the IOSCO recommendations for liquidity risk management in collective investment schemes 

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Mr. Louis Berns
 Philippe Schmit
Mrs. Louisa Silcox

Index increase
15/01/2020

Since 1 January 2020, the index applicable to employees' wages has been increased from 814,40. to 834,76. This results in a 2.5% raise of the gross salary paid to employees with Luxemburg Law subject employment contracts.

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Mr. Henri Wagner
Mr. Thomas Berger
Mrs. Carole Schmidt
Mr. André Hommel

New decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union on the expression of the annual percentage rate of charge in consumer credit agreements (Case C 290/19)
13/01/2020

Following a request for a preliminary ruling from the Regional Court of Trnava, Slovakia in the context of proceedings between a consumer and a Slovakian bank regarding a consumer credit agreement, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held, on 19 December 2019, that “Article 10(2)(g) of Directive 2008/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2008 on credit agreements for consumers

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Mr. CĂ©dric Raffoul

LuxSE prepares for ESEF (European Single Electronic Format) compliance
13/01/2020

From 1 January 2020, issuers on EU regulated markets falling under the scope of the Transparency Directive, will have to prepare annual financial reports in accordance with the new European Single Electronic Format (ESEF).

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New prudential framework for investment firms published

New prudential framework for investment firms published
09/01/2020

The directive (EU) 2019/2034 and regulation (EU) 2019/2033 on the prudential requirements of investment firms were published in the official EU journal introducing a new prudential regime for investment firms.

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Mrs. Catherine Martougin

Revisiting European Marketing Rules
03/01/2020

At the age of the expansion of alternative investment funds collecting more and more commitments from institutional investors in the search for yield, the European rules on marketing are returning to the scene

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Mr. André Marc
Mr. Gilles Dall'Agnol

Protection of whistleblowers: What are the employer’s obligations?
02/01/2020

As the new directive on whistleblowers must be transposed at the latest by 17 December 2021, employers should start thinking about how to implement their future obligations.

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LuxSE prepares for ESEF (European Single Electronic Format) compliance

LuxSE prepares for ESEF (European Single Electronic Format) compliance
01/01/2020

From 1 January 2020, issuers on EU regulated markets falling under the scope of the Transparency Directive, will have to prepare annual financial reports in accordance with the new European Single Electronic Format (ESEF).

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Mr. Henri Wagner
Mr. Thomas Berger
Mrs. Carole Schmidt
Mr. Baptiste Aubry

Second shareholder rights directive: impact on the Luxembourg banking sector
30/12/2019

On 1 August 2019, the Luxembourg legislator amended the act of 24 May 2011 relating to the exercise of certain shareholder rights at general meetings of listed companies (the Act), thereby implementing the second shareholder rights directive (SRD II)1.

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