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Questions and answers clarifying the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation

Questions and answers clarifying the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation
03/08/2021

On 26 July 2021, the EU Commission published a Q&A on the SFDR

 

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New rules proposed to tackle financial crime in the EU: is the European game now over for money launderers?

New rules proposed to tackle financial crime in the EU: is the European game now over for money launderers?
01/08/2021

The European Commission (“Commission”) has been looking to strengthen European anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (“AML/CTF”) enforcement for many years

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Cross-border distribution of investment funds – the Luxembourg law of 21 July 2021

Cross-border distribution of investment funds – the Luxembourg law of 21 July 2021
30/07/2021

The law of 21 July 2021 implementing Directive (EU) 2019/1160 with regard to cross-border distribution of collective investment undertakings (the “CBDF Directive”) and amending the law of 17 December 2010 on undertakings for collective investment

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Follow-up: New rules on pre-marketing and marketing of AIF have been transposed in Luxembourg

Follow-up: New rules on pre-marketing and marketing of AIF have been transposed in Luxembourg
29/07/2021

As a reminder, Regulation (EU) 2019/1156 (the “Regulation”) and Directive (EU) 2019/1160 (the “Directive” and together the “Cross-Border Marketing and Distribution Rules”) introduced new rules concerning the cross-border marketing and distribution of investment funds

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Cross-border distribution of investment funds – the Luxembourg law of 21 July 2021

Cross-border distribution of investment funds – the Luxembourg law of 21 July 2021
27/07/2021

The law of 21 July 2021 implementing Directive (EU) 2019/1160 with regard to cross-border distribution of collective investment undertakings (the “CBDF Directive”) and amending the law of 17 December 2010 on undertakings for collective investment, 

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The new EU AML-CFT package

The new EU AML-CFT package
27/07/2021

This package aims to further enhance the existing EU AML-CFT framework by taking into account new and emerging challenges linked to technological innovation (including virtual currencies, more integrated financial flows in the Single Market and the global nature of terrorist organisations)

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Protection of the euro against counterfeiting: new requirements applicable to relevant institutions

Protection of the euro against counterfeiting: new requirements applicable to relevant institutions
26/07/2021

The Luxembourg legislator has adopted the bill of law 7464[1] amending i.a. the amended laws of 5 April 1993 on the financial sector and of 10 November 2009 on payment services

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ESG New European Commission package of measures

ESG New European Commission package of measures
23/07/2021

On the 21 April 2021, the European Commission released a package of measures to help improve the flow of money towards sustainable activities across the European Union, in line with the European Commission Sustainable Finance Action Plan

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 Loan origination - CSSF guidance on private lending

Loan origination - CSSF guidance on private lending
22/07/2021

On 15 June 2021, the Luxembourg Financial Sector Supervisory Authority (the CSSF) updated its FAQs on the statuses of the Professionals of the Financial Sector (PSFs) by issuing clarifications on lending activities falling out of scope of the authorisation requirement,

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Luxembourg adopts a new law on the transport of cash entering or leaving the country

Luxembourg adopts a new law on the transport of cash entering or leaving the country
21/07/2021

On 30 June 2021, the Luxembourg legislator adopted bill of law 7677 (the “Bill of Law”) (i) regarding the organisation of the control of transport of cash entering or leaving the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg 

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