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Equity tokens and shares: similar but not quite so

Equity tokens and shares: similar but not quite so
14/10/2019

A digital world calls for digital assets. Investors’ interest in equity tokens as a new way to invest and get ownership in a company is on the rise.

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Loi du 10 août 1915 concernant les sociétés commerciales (en vigueur au 1er octobre 2019)

Loi du 10 août 1915 concernant les sociétés commerciales (en vigueur au 1er octobre 2019)
02/10/2019

Vous trouverez ci-dessous une version à jour de la loi du 10 août 1915 concernant les sociétés commerciales dans sa version coordonnée par le règlement du 5 décembre 2017.

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New Rules for Cross-border Conversions, Mergers and Divisions. Scope and Main Sensitive Provisions

New Rules for Cross-border Conversions, Mergers and Divisions. Scope and Main Sensitive Provisions
17/09/2019

On April 25, 2018, the European Commission published a proposal for a directive1 amending directive 2017/11322 by introducing procedures governing the cross-border conversions3,4 and divisions5 of companies,

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Amendment of the Law of 24 May 2011 on the exercise of certain rights of shareholders at general meetings of listed companies

Amendment of the Law of 24 May 2011 on the exercise of certain rights of shareholders at general meetings of listed companies
11/09/2019

An English translation of the consolidated version of the Law of 24 May 2011 on the exercise of certain rights of shareholders at general meetings of listed companies, as amended by the Law of 1 August 2019 implementing EU Directive 2017/828

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Luxembourg Beneficial Owner Registration - Deadline Extension to 30 November 2019

Luxembourg Beneficial Owner Registration - Deadline Extension to 30 November 2019
05/09/2019

On 29 August 2019, the Luxembourg Business Registers (LBR) announced that the deadline for entities to file information on their beneficial owners has been extended to 30 November 2019. 

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Deadline for RBO declarations extended until 30 November 2019

Deadline for RBO declarations extended until 30 November 2019
02/09/2019

The Luxembourg Business Registers (LBR) announced that the administrative deadline for entities to file the relevant information on their beneficial owners with the Register of Beneficial Owners (“RBO”) 

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Central register of beneficial owners of companies and legal entities “RBE”: 3-month administrative grace period

Central register of beneficial owners of companies and legal entities “RBE”: 3-month administrative grace period
30/08/2019

The Luxembourg Business Register confirmed an administrative grace period of 3 months to file with the Register of Beneficial Owners (RBE).

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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.

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Bracing for Brexit: Luxembourg sets notification procedures for UK firms, UCIs and their managers in the event of a hard Brexit

Bracing for Brexit: Luxembourg sets notification procedures for UK firms, UCIs and their managers in the event of a hard Brexit
26/07/2019

On 15 July 2019, the CSSF published two press releases (19/33 and 19/34) directed at (i) UK firms and (ii) UCITS management companies and AIFMs, clarifying actions to be taken by UK entities in anticipation of a hard Brexit.

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Central register of beneficial owners of companies and legal entities “RBE” – One month left

Central register of beneficial owners of companies and legal entities “RBE” – One month left
24/07/2019

The Luxembourg Law of 13 January 2019 (the Law) implementing EU Directive 2015/849 requiring each EU member state to create a central register recording information on beneficial owners of corporate entities 

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