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CSSF Carried Out a COVID-19 Thematic Review of Issuers’ Reporting

CSSF Carried Out a COVID-19 Thematic Review of Issuers’ Reporting
27/11/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit Luxembourg as other European countries since the beginning of the year 2020 and has adversely affected a number of issuers under CSSF's supervision.

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Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation: the CSSF confirms that the compliance date remains 10 March 2021

Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation: the CSSF confirms that the compliance date remains 10 March 2021
26/11/2020

The Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (the “CSSF”) has published a press release on 6 November 2020 confirming the dates of application of Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 on the sustainability-related disclosures in the financial services sector (“SFDR”)

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FCA communication to Luxembourg-based entities about the UK temporary permissions regime

FCA communication to Luxembourg-based entities about the UK temporary permissions regime
23/11/2020

On 19 November 2020 the Luxembourg supervisory authority for the financial sector, the CSSF, issued press release 20/23 (the 20/23 Press Release) on a communication from the United Kingdom (UK) Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regarding the post-Brexit temporary permissions regime in the UK (TPR) (the FCA Communication).

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ESG: Sustainability Related Disclosures Are you ready?

ESG: Sustainability Related Disclosures Are you ready?
19/11/2020

Regulation (EU) 2019/ 2088, on the sustainability–related disclosures in the financial services sector (“SFDR”) comes into effect on March 10, 2021. SFDR lays down harmonised rules for market participants and financial advisers on transparency with regard to the integration of sustainability risks

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EU Crowdfunding Regulation adopted by European Parliament

EU Crowdfunding Regulation adopted by European Parliament
12/11/2020

The European Parliament has adopted the Regulation on European Crowdfunding Service Providers for Business, which shall enable crowdfunding platforms to offer their services across the EU.

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Securitisation Regulation | Elements of New Regime enter into Force

Securitisation Regulation | Elements of New Regime enter into Force
09/11/2020

Following the publication in the EU Official Journal of seven technical standards relating to Regulation (EU) 2017/2402 of 12 December 2017 laying down a general framework for securitisation and creating a specific framework for simple

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ELTIF Reform European Commission publishes consultation

ELTIF Reform European Commission publishes consultation
02/11/2020

On 19 October 2020, the European Commission published a public consultation on the review of the European long-term investment fund (ELTIF) regulatory framework, with the aims of enhancing the attractiveness of ELTIFs for long-term investment projects and increasing the number of ELTIFs

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Liquidity Stress Testing: the CSSF applies the ESMA Guidelines

Liquidity Stress Testing: the CSSF applies the ESMA Guidelines
05/10/2020

The Luxembourg supervisory authority for the financial sector, the CSSF, issued on 29 September 2020 a new circular regarding the ESMA Guidelines on liquidity stress testing in UCITS and AIFs, that entered into force on 30 September 2020.

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Luxembourg becomes first European country to launch a sustainability bond framework

Luxembourg becomes first European country to launch a sustainability bond framework
21/09/2020

The Luxembourg Ministry of Finance announced on 2 September 2020 that the country had become the first European country to adopt a reference framework for sustainable bonds (the Sustainability Bond Framework).

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New /Amended AML-CTF regulations for Luxembourg's insurance, financial and asset management sectors

New /Amended AML-CTF regulations for Luxembourg's insurance, financial and asset management sectors
28/08/2020

On 20 August 2020, two important texts from an anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (“AML-CTF”) perspective were published:

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