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08 Feb 2018

BSP Newsletter | February 2018

This newsletter is intended as a general discussion of the following topics: Banking & Finance, Capital Markets,  Corporate, Investment Funds and Tax.
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  • Beneficial Ownership Registers | Update


  • MIFID Updates
  • MIFID II and MIFIR | Application in Luxembourg
  • CSSF Publishes Q&A on MIFID II/MIFIR
  • Transposition of Payment Services Directive 2


  • LXSE Amends X Principles of Corporate Governance
  • Prospectuses | Update of ESMA Q&A
  • Grand-ducal Regulation on CSSF Fees
  • LXSE |Amended Rules and Regulations
  • Market Abuse | Update of ESMA Q&A
  • Entry in Force of New EU Securitisation Framework
  • Update of CSSF Circular on Transparency Rules
  • Transparency Law | CSSF Enforcement


  • EMIR | Draft RTS
  • CSSF Fees
  • UCITS Updated CSSF FAQ and CSSF Press Release 18/02
  • Money Market Funds | Regulations's full Impact is Fast Approaching
  • UCITS | ESMA Updated Q&A
  • AIFMD | ESMA Updated Q&A
  • PRIIPS KID | Final Pieces


  • EU Parent Subsidiary Directive and Anti-Abuse Provisions: Ruling of the ECJ
  • Luxembourg Budget Law | 2018 New Tax Measures
  • New Circular on the Taxation of Warrant and Stock Options
  • Exchange of Information on Request | Adjustment of Law Further to Berlioz Case
  • New Circular Regarding Residency Certificates for Funds
  • IGP Exemption | Repeal of the Grand-ducal Decree
  • VAT | ECJ Ruling on Abusive Practices