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To strengthen the EU’s policy of not recognising the annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia, the Council of the EU has reinforced the package of restrictive measures.
Luxembourg has now fully implemented the AIFMD. This will reinforce the country’s position as a global investment fund hub.
The CSSF has no objections to UCITS investing in China A-Shares using the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect platform.
Luxembourg offers interesting tax legislation for reinsurance businesses.
Tax Update — October 2014: Luxembourg budget 2015; Luxembourg-France double tax treaty amended; and more
Arendt & Medernach has published its Tax Update for October 2014.
New set of restrictive measures against the Russian Federation in relation to events in Ukraine entered into force last Friday (12th)
In view of the increasing gravity of the situation in eastern Ukraine, the European Council has reinforced the restrictive measures adopted on 30–31 July 2014.
The Arendter — September 2014: private foundations; MiFID II; cross-border AIF distribution; and more download
Discover the second issue of Arendt & Medernach’s magazine The Arendter. This publication will give you a quick overview of key topics related to your daily business.
On 5 September 2014, the Luxembourg and French finance ministers signed a fourth amendment to the Luxembourg-France Double Tax Treaty dated 1 April 1958.
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.