Intellectual property is the next weapon in Luxembourg’s armoury of business offerings – but first it must past the EC ‘state aid’ test
As Fiat, Apple and Starbucks earn the Duchy a rap on the knuckles for its tax rules, will the government’s efforts to diversify the economy take firmer root?
Second-tier international law firms are joining the top players in Luxembourg as its stability and global outlook continue to attract big business
Boutiques bloom as the legal market adapts to a sluggish economy
Bird & Bird has announced that it has applied to the Luxembourg bar for approval to launch in the Grand Duchy, its 28th office worldwide.
Osborne Clarke has hired Taylor Wessing’s Brussels managing partner to join its real estate team in the Belgian capital.
Fieldfisher has promoted four lawyers to partnership in its 2015 round marking the lowest number of promotions at the firm in recent years.
Data Issues Roundup – 28 May 2015: ICO issues a penalty sum; Belgian Data Protection Agency warns Facebook; and more download subscription
Also: ICO publishes review on data sharing; and Italian Data Protection Authority extends the scope of online profiling by ‘valuable’ guidelines.
Dutch offshore wind power generation – maximum tender amounts and subsidy floor price announced download subscription
The Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs announced the maximum tender amounts and the subsidy floor price for the upcoming tenders for the two offshore wind power generation sites.
Can property investment funds be exempt from VAT? download subscription
The Advocate General of the CJEU has further defined VAT exemptions applicable to collective investment funds
Luxembourg: anti-money laundering – find the beneficial owner download subscription
Several mechanisms and arrangements are available for someone who wants to conceal his involvement in a transaction.
Luxembourg demands more transparency from fund managers download subscription
They must now inform the regulator about new funds they take on.
Funds: Luxembourg and the Chinese connection download subscription
Luxembourg opens the door to China with approval of R-QFII UCITS funds.
Tax update, April: the veracity of tax returns; VAT on e-books; and more download subscription
Luxembourg, EU and international developments in tax regulation, including the double tax treaty network.
EU long-term investment funds: new to the Luxembourg alternative funds toolbox download subscription
The key elements of the new funds that are intended to boost longer term investment in the EU economy.