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Luxembourg parallel fund structures

Luxembourg parallel fund structures
17/09/2019

Luxembourg is the largest European and the second largest worldwide fund domicile, due to its efficiency, flexibility and its professional, well-established and experienced fund industry having an excellent reputation

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The Luxembourg financial supervisory authority reminds supervised entities, of the relevance of money laundering and terrorist financing risks in the prudential supervision

The Luxembourg financial supervisory authority reminds supervised entities, of the relevance of money laundering and terrorist financing risks in the prudential supervision
12/09/2019

Acting in its role as prudential supervisor, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier(the “CSSF”), the Luxembourg financial supervisory authority, 

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Law of 16 July 2019 implementing the Regulations on EuVECA, EuSEF, MMF and ELTIF and amending notably the Law on RAIF

Law of 16 July 2019 implementing the Regulations on EuVECA, EuSEF, MMF and ELTIF and amending notably the Law on RAIF
10/09/2019

The Luxembourg law implementing notably the Regulations (EU) 345/2013 on European venture capital funds, (EU) 346/2013 on European social entrepreneurship funds ("EuVECA and EuSEF"), 

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Luxembourg starts the implementation of ATAD 2

Luxembourg starts the implementation of ATAD 2
20/08/2019

On 8 August, the draft law (the “draft law”) implementing the EU Directive 2017/952 of 29 May 2017 (“ATAD 2”) amending Directive (EU) 2016/1164 laying down rules against tax avoidance practices that directly affect the functioning of the internal market (the so-called Anti-Tax-Avoidance-Directive, “ATAD”) was presented to Parliament. ATAD already included measures dealing with hybrid mismatches in an EU context, which have applied in Luxembourg since 1 January 2019 based on Article 168ter of the Income Tax Law.

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ATAD II implementation in Luxembourg: Bill submitted to the Parliament

ATAD II implementation in Luxembourg: Bill submitted to the Parliament
12/08/2019

On 8 August 2019, the Luxembourg government filed with Parliament Bill N° 7466 (the “Bill”) implementing into domestic law Council Directive (EU) 2017/952 of 29 May 2017 (“ATAD II”) amending Council Directive (EU) 2016/1164 (“ATAD I”)

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Brexit: important clarifications published by the CSSF

Brexit: important clarifications published by the CSSF
19/07/2019

The CSSF has published on 15 July 2019 two press releases concerning mandatory notifications for UK firms as well as for UCIs and their managers in the context of Brexit.

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Investment Funds - Brexit - CSSF 12 Month Transitional Period for Uk Funds, Aifms and Management Companies

Investment Funds - Brexit - CSSF 12 Month Transitional Period for Uk Funds, Aifms and Management Companies
19/07/2019

In April 2019 two Luxembourg laws (the “Brexit Laws”) were published in anticipation of the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union without any withdrawal agreement on 31st October 2019 (the "Hard Brexit")

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CSSF on mandatory notifications in a no-deal Brexit context

CSSF on mandatory notifications in a no-deal Brexit context
18/07/2019

Following the publication of Luxembourg laws of 8 April 2019[1] (see our previous briefing here), the Luxembourg Financial Sector Supervisory Authority (CSSF) has issued two press releases aimed

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Draft Law 7349 – concerning ELTIF, EuVECA and EuSEF and amending the RAIF Law

Draft Law 7349 – concerning ELTIF, EuVECA and EuSEF and amending the RAIF Law
12/07/2019

Draft Law No. 7349 was adopted by the Luxembourg Parliament on 11 July 2019 (the “Law”) and implements into domestic law certain provisions of the following regulations:

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CSSF is looking at the impact of the PRIIPs Regulation on Luxembourg-regulated investment funds

CSSF is looking at the impact of the PRIIPs Regulation on Luxembourg-regulated investment funds
11/07/2019

On 1 July 2019, the CSSF issued Press Release 19/28 (Communication regarding PRIIPs assessment) (the “Press Release”) whereby the CSSF requires all SIFs, Part II UCIs and SICARs

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