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06 Jul 2017

Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2017 on the prospectus to be published when securities are offered to the public or admitted to trading on a regulated market, and Repealing Directive 2003/71/EC (the PR) will, pursuant to article 49 of the PR, enter into force on July 20th 2017 and be applicable as from July 21st 2019.

16 Jun 2017

With the development of the European Union (“EU”) and its four freedoms (i.e. capital, goods, services, and labour) cross-border movements have become faster and easier. This development comes side-by-side with an increase in tax abuse and tax fraud. To tackle such fraud and abuse EU Member States have, in addition to the requirements laid down by the OECD in this area, improved exchange of information between Member States by introducing two directives, Council Directive 77/799/EEC which was superseded by Council Directive 2011/16/UE, (the “Relevant Directive”), which have since been implemented into Luxembourg law.

09 May 2017

This newsletter is intended as a general discussion of the following topics: Banking & Finance, Capital Markets,  Corporate, Investment Management and Tax.
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21 Apr 2017

On January 18th 2017, the Regulation (EU) No. 655/2014 of May 15th 2014 establishing a European Account Preservation Order (EAPO) procedure to facilitate cross-border debt recovery in civil and commercial matters entered into force (the “Regulation”).
 

10 Apr 2017

After nearly four years of heated discussions, the European Parliament adopted on 14 April 2016 the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)[1]. The GDPR will repeal and replace the current Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and will have a significant impact on how businesses process their personal data.

 

[1] Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC

14 Feb 2017

On January 30th 2017 ESMA issued an Opinion on share classes for UCITS (the “Opinion”) addressed to national competent authorities (“NCAs”) which follows the issuance of two discussion papers.

02 Feb 2017
The Luxembourg law dated July 23rd  2016 amending inter alia the law dated March 29th 2013 relating to the organisation of the criminal records came into force on February 1st 2017. The Law clarifies the right of an employer to request criminal records, in particular in the context of pre-hiring checks.
30 Jan 2017

This newsletter is intended as a general discussion of the following topics: Banking & Finance, Capital Markets,  Corporate, Investment Management and Tax.
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18 Jan 2017

The law dated July 23rd 2016 introducing the S.à r.l.-S as a variant of the currently existing private limited liability company (Société à responsabilité limitée or S.à r.l.) in Luxembourg came into force on January 16th 2017.