The Luxembourg private foundation
By Jérémie Ferrian, Laurie-Anne Takerkart-Wolf, Michel Schmit
The bill of law number 6595 submitted to parliament on 22 July 2013 intends to introduce in Luxembourg the private foundation, which has been in development for two years.
The Luxembourg private foundation can be considered as a new wealth management vehicle created with the intention of contributing to the development of the ‘private banking’ practice in Luxembourg. Conversely, the bill might also be regarded as an instrument created in order to preserve the strength of the wealth management industry, following the government’s decision to abolish bank secrecy by 2015 and to introduce an automatic exchange of information with third-party countries.
The Luxembourg private foundation further aims at increasing Luxembourg’s attractiveness, essentially for entrepreneurs, wealthy families and high-net-wealth individuals. It will also complete the range of wealth management instruments already in force, such as the private wealth management vehicle and the family office and also be an attractive alternative instrument with which to organise succession planning and preserving family wealth…
If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the rest of the Wildgen briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below.
News from Wildgen
Briefings from Wildgen
Get an accurate overview of the Luxembourg Double Tax Treaties Network with this list updated in real time if any relevant changes occur…
The UCITS V Directive focuses on three main areas — which are presented in this briefing from Wildgen.