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15 Jul 2016

BSP Newsletter | July 2016

This newsletter is intended as a general discussion of the following topics: AML, Capital Markets, Commercial Law, Corporate, Investment Management, Labour Law and Tax.
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AML

  • New rules amending 4th AML Directive

CAPITAL MARKETS

  • Transparency Regime - Amendments
  • Distributed Ledger Technology - Impact on Securities Markets
  • MiFID II and MiFIR – Level II Regulations and Extension of Application Date
  • Market Abuse - Application of the Market Abuse Regulation
  • Market Abuse - Luxembourg Stock Exchange and Changes Regarding Market Abuse
  • Market Abuse - ESMA Publishes Q&A on the Market Abuse Regulation
  • Market Abuse -  Recent Market Abuse Delegated Regulations

COMMERCIAL LAW

  • Protection of Trade Secrets – Directive 2016/943

CORPORATE

  • The Reform of the Luxembourg Company Law
  • The Simplified Sàrl, an Instrument for Startuppers

INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

  • Brexit: UCITS and AIFM Directives
  • UCITS V – Law of May 10th 2016
  • EuSEF And EuVECA - ESMA Q&A
  • FCP - Changes to Registration at RCS
  • Listing of Funds - LuxSE FAQ
  • AIFMD – Updated ESMA Q&A
  • AIFMD – CSSF Q&A on Loan Origination
  • ELTIF - Final Report on RTS
  • Money Market Funds - Update

LABOUR LAW

  • Labour Code Amendments - Draft Law N°6989

TAX

  • Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive
  • USA/Luxembourg Double Tax Treaty: New Rules for the Taxation of Permanent Establishments
  • EU Directive – CbC Reporting
  • CRS: Clarifications by the Luxembourg Tax Authorities
  • Reduced Tax Rate Applicable to Capital Gains on Real Estate
  • Validity of Tax Rulings
  • Case Law: Determination of Tax Residence of an Individual