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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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RBO's deadline is coming: is your investment fund compliant?

RBO's deadline is coming: is your investment fund compliant?
22/07/2019

More than the end of summer holidays, 31 August will mark this year the end of the six-month transitional period provided by the Register of Beneficial Owners (RBO) law. 

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Shareholder rights: new developments

Shareholder rights: new developments
15/07/2019

Increased shareholder rights equal additional obligations for asset managers and intermediaries

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The Luxembourg UBO Register: the end of the transition period is fast approaching (31 August 2019)

The Luxembourg UBO Register: the end of the transition period is fast approaching (31 August 2019)
08/07/2019

The UBO Register Act, which entered into force on 1st March 2019, provides for a six-month transition period to submit information to the UBO Register.

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RBO filing it’s now

RBO filing it’s now
27/06/2019

The Luxembourg law dated 13 January 2019 (the RBO Law) created a register of beneficial owners (registre des bénéficiaires effectifs) (the RBE), with the aim to preserve

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The Amended Luxembourg PE Definition: Is There Really Something New?

The Amended Luxembourg PE Definition: Is There Really Something New?
10/06/2019

The 2019 tax reform implements the EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (“ATAD”) and other Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (“BEPS”) related measures into Luxembourg tax law, including an amendment of the permanent establishment (“PE”) definition. 

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Less than three months left for RBO filing!

Less than three months left for RBO filing!
10/06/2019

The 4th EU AML Directive1, as amended by the 5th EU AML Directive 2, requires each Member State of the EU inter alia to establish registers of beneficial owners (“RBO”) in respect of corporate and other legal entities incorporated within its territory.
 

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RBO: Deadline is Fast Approaching!

RBO: Deadline is Fast Approaching!
16/05/2019

As we mentioned in our January and March newsletters, Luxembourg has implemented a so-called Register of Beneficial Owners (“RBO”), which went into effect 1 March 2019.

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