Publications

Spotlights

CSSF Standardised Model Prospectus for UCITS

Launch of a CSSF standardised model prospectus to support the examination of the prospectus to facilitate the drafting of a conventional…

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CSSF clarification on the use of electronic money institutions and payment institutions by AIFs

AIFs having a professional depositary of assets other than financial instruments appointed as their single depositary and having designated…

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Provisional agreement relating to ELTIF II

On 19 October 2022, the negotiators from the Council and the European Parliament reached a provisional agreement on a revision of the…

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Cross border distribution of funds – CSSF FAQ guidance on marketing communications

The CSSF published the CBDF FAQ on 20 September 2022 to clarify the supervisory expectations of the CSSF regarding the application of the…

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AML

AML/CFT supervision of unregulated alternative investment funds (excluding RAIFs) by the AED

The Luxembourg Registration Duty, Estate and VAT Authority clarified that all unregulated AIFs under its supervision should appoint a…

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CSSF update of FAQ market entry form for investment funds and IFMs

The CSSF updated on 4 October 2022 its FAQ regarding the AML/CFT market entry form for investment funds and IFMs. The FAQ aims to assist…

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sustainable finance

CSSF fast-track procedure for visa-stamping regarding SFDR RTS

A fast-track procedure relating to the visa stamp of the issuing documents is now available concerning articles 8 and 9 regulated funds, in…

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Taxonomy: EU Commission publishes FAQ to clarify the content of the disclosures delegated regulation under Article 8

The European Commission published on 6 October 2022 the updated version of the FAQ clarifying the content of the Commission Delegated…

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Update of the law of 5 August 2005 on financial collateral arrangements

The Luxembourg Parliament updated the Luxembourg Collateral Law on 7 July 2022 with some precisions and amendments according to the…

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LuxSE Euro MTF FastLane admission procedure

Specific types of securities issued by eligible issuers may now benefit from the FastLane Admission for the listing without having to get…

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The end of the unrestricted access to the Luxembourg register of beneficial owners – ECJ joined cases C‑37/20 and C‑601/20

Following a decision of the European Court of Justice, access to the Luxembourg register of beneficial owners by the general public was suspended on 22 November 2022.

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European Court of Justice issues clarification on Luxembourg Business Registers and fundamental rights of beneficial owners

Luxembourg’s district court (Tribunal d'arrondissement de et à Luxembourg) submitted two references for a preliminary ruling to the European Court of Justice questioning whether access to personal data complied with the principles of the European legislation and whether access provided sufficient protection for economic beneficiaries without representing illegal intrusion. The opinion in these linked cases is of significant importance regarding potential restrictions applicable to information in the Register of Beneficial Owners.

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Spotlights

CSSF Standardised Model Prospectus for UCITS

Launch of a CSSF standardised model prospectus to support the examination of the prospectus to facilitate the drafting of a conventional…

CSSF clarification on the use of electronic money institutions and payment institutions by AIFs

AIFs having a professional depositary of assets other than financial instruments appointed as their single depositary and having designated…

Provisional agreement relating to ELTIF II

On 19 October 2022, the negotiators from the Council and the European Parliament reached a provisional agreement on a revision of the…

The end of the unrestricted access to the Luxembourg register of beneficial owners – ECJ joined cases C‑37/20 and C‑601/20

Following a decision of the European Court of Justice, access to the Luxembourg register of beneficial owners by the general public was…

Cross border distribution of funds – CSSF FAQ guidance on marketing communications

The CSSF published the CBDF FAQ on 20 September 2022 to clarify the supervisory expectations of the CSSF regarding the application of the…

Taxonomy: EU Commission publishes FAQ to clarify the content of the disclosures delegated regulation under Article 8

The European Commission published on 6 October 2022 the updated version of the FAQ clarifying the content of the Commission Delegated…

AML

AML/CFT supervision of unregulated alternative investment funds (excluding RAIFs) by the AED

The Luxembourg Registration Duty, Estate and VAT Authority clarified that all unregulated AIFs under its supervision should appoint a…

Update of the law of 5 August 2005 on financial collateral arrangements

The Luxembourg Parliament updated the Luxembourg Collateral Law on 7 July 2022 with some precisions and amendments according to the…

LuxSE Euro MTF FastLane admission procedure

Specific types of securities issued by eligible issuers may now benefit from the FastLane Admission for the listing without having to get…

CSSF update of FAQ market entry form for investment funds and IFMs

The CSSF updated on 4 October 2022 its FAQ regarding the AML/CFT market entry form for investment funds and IFMs. The FAQ aims to assist…

sustainable finance

CSSF fast-track procedure for visa-stamping regarding SFDR RTS

A fast-track procedure relating to the visa stamp of the issuing documents is now available concerning articles 8 and 9 regulated funds, in…