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Restrictive measures against the Russian Federation in relation to events in Ukraine: how will they affect you?
The Council of the European Union has adopted new restrictive measures targeting co-operation and exchanges with the Russian Federation.
Tax Update — July 2014: new rules for exit tax on capital gains upon migration; the tax treaty network; and more
Arendt & Medernach has released the July edition of its Tax Update.
After the publication of the CSSF Circular 14/587 on UCITS depositaries last week, it is now the European legislator’s turn to adopt new rules on UCITS depositaries.
The CSSF publishes the article 42 AIFMD information form: non-EU AIFMs can notify CSSF of intention to market in Luxembourg
The CSSF has published guidance on the notification to it by non-EU AIFMs of their intention to market their EU and non-EU AIFs to professional investors in Luxembourg.
Bill of law no. 6625, which will substantially change the legal regime applicable to bearer shares issued by a Luxembourg company, was adopted on 16 July 2014.
The CSSF has released a new circular aimed at clarifying the provisions applicable to Luxembourg credit institutions acting as depositary for UCITS.
The AlFM toolbox aims to provide reader-friendly access to the EU legislation relating to the AIFMD level-one measures as well as the AIFMR level-two measures.
The Luxembourg Parliament has approved the bill of law on a sale and buy-back transaction of real-estate assets to a wholly owned special-purpose vehicle.
Execution of search and seizure warrants in criminal matters in respect of electronic data held by persons bound by secrecy rules
Such measures are not only questionable from the perspective of criminal procedural rules, but also raise serious concerns from a professional secrecy point of view.
Section 2 of CSSF Regulation No. 13-02 relating to the out-of-court resolution of complaints will enter into force on 1 July 2014.
‘Allowances’ used as part of the fixed remuneration targeted by the European Commission, co-legislators and the EBA
The practice of introducing ‘position or role-based allowances’ is one of the elements underlined in the detailed analysis of EU banks published by the EBA.
First R-QFII manager based outside Greater China to obtain CSSF approval for a R-QFII UCITS-compliant product
Earlier this year, Ashmore became the first manager based outside Greater China to be granted a R-QFII licence by the authorities of the PRC.
The final texts of the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive have been published in the Official Journal of the European Union.
Publication of two RTSs to determine the ‘identified staff’ and the types of instruments that can be used for paying bonuses
These two regulatory technical standards (RTSs) were published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 20 May and 6 June 2014 respectively.
Arendt & Medernach has released the June 2014 issue of its Luxembourg legal update.
The first Luxembourg R-QFII UCITS allowing for a 100 per cent China A-Shares strategy has been approved by the CSSF.
The Luxembourg financial centre is the second largest in the world for investment funds in terms of assets managed.
Arendt and Medernach’s quarterly tax update is dedicated to the main changes that have occurred over the last three months with regard to Luxembourg and international tax law.
The governments of Luxembourg and the US have signed an intergovernmental agreement on the implementation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act in Luxembourg.
The first Luxembourg R-QFII UCITS2 allowing for a 100 per cent China A-Shares strategy has been approved by the Luxembourg CSSF.