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Upcoming Phased-in Implementation Timeline of SFTR

Upcoming Phased-in Implementation Timeline of SFTR
29/11/2019

The Securities Financing Transaction Regulation n°2015/2365 of 25 November 2015 (“SFTR”) aims to enhance the transparency of markets in securities financing transactions

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New transparency rules in Luxembourg

New transparency rules in Luxembourg
29/11/2019

New transparency rules in Luxembourg: identification of the beneficial ownership of trusts, fiducies and of similar legal arrangements and registration in the register of fiducies and trusts

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PSDII: migration to SCA by 31 December 2020

PSDII: migration to SCA by 31 December 2020
25/11/2019

On 16 October 2019, the European Banking Authority (EBA) issued an Opinion concerning one of the most important features of the Payment Services Directive II (PSD II)

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Solutions to the Lack of Taxonomy and Policing for Responsible Investment Products

Solutions to the Lack of Taxonomy and Policing for Responsible Investment Products
19/11/2019

The growth of investment products pursuing of environmental, social and governance (ESG) objectives is well documented, and it is estimated that funds with an ESG component now amount to approximately one quarter of assets managed globally

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Upcoming FATCA - CRS Issues: What the Alternative Fund Industry Needs to Know

Upcoming FATCA - CRS Issues: What the Alternative Fund Industry Needs to Know
14/11/2019

The world of alternative investment funds was not the primary target of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and Common Reporting Standard (CRS) norms.

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

Bracing for Brexit: Luxembourg updates notification procedures for UK firms, UCIs and their managers in the event of a hard Brexit
08/11/2019

On 15 July 2019, the CSSF published two press releases (19/331 and 19/342 ) directed at (i) UK firms and (ii) UCITS management companies and AIFMs3 , clarifying the actions to be taken by UK entities in anticipation of a hard Brexit 

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CSSF extends the deadline for notifications in the context of Brexit

CSSF extends the deadline for notifications in the context of Brexit
07/11/2019

Following the extension of the delay within which the United Kingdom (“UK”) is to leave the European Union (“EU”), the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (the “CSSF”) has published a press release on 6 November 2019

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Mr. David Maria

The New Anti-fraud and Anti-abuse Assessment for Cross-border Conversions, Mergers and Divisions
25/10/2019

In April 2019 EU institutions approved the text of the new directive amending directive 2017/1132(1) by introducing procedures governing the cross-border conversions and divisions of limited-liability companies

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New CSSF communication in the context of Brexit for UK AIFMs

New CSSF communication in the context of Brexit for UK AIFMs
16/10/2019

The CSSF has issued on 11 October 2019 a new press release (Press Release 19/48) in the context of Brexit and related mandatory communication by UK alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs) of Luxembourg regulated or unregulated alternative investment funds (AIFs).   

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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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