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09 May 2017

BSP Newsletter | 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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BANKING & FINANCE

  • MIFID II Updates
  • Publication of MIFID II and MIFIR Level 2 legislation

CAPITAL MARKETS

  • Market Abuse | Entry Into Force of ESMA Guidelines
  • Market Abuse | Update of ESMA Q&A
  • ESMA's pratical guide on major holdings notifications under transparency directive

DATA PROTECTION

  • Draft law on processing of personal data

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

  • The EU Regulation 655/2014 on transactional seizures on bank accounts

EMPLOYMENT

  • ECJ Judgement on the wearing of an islamic headscarf at work

FINTECH

  • European Consultation on Fintech

INVESTMENT FUNDS

  • UCITS Share Classes - CSSF adheres to ESMA's Opinion
  • PRIIPS KID: RTS adopted
  • Securities Financing Transactions - Draft RTS
  • UCITS - ESMA Issues Updated Q&A
  • AIFMD - ESMA Updated Q&A
  • EMIR - ESMA Opinion on Portfolio Margining

TAX

  • Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive II
  • EU Parent - Subsidiary Directive and "Subject to Tax" Condition
  • EU Merger Directive - CJEU C14/16: EURO PARK Service
  • Tax Liability of Directors - DSK Court Case
  • VAT  Status of Special Limited Partnerships (SCSP)
  • VAT | IGP Exemption - Luxembourg Regime not in Line with EU VAT Law
  • VAT | IGP Exemption and the Financial Sector