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Articles contributed by Loyens & Loeff

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New reporting obligations for Luxembourg securitisation vehicles

March 2009 - Finance. Legal Developments by Loyens & Loeff.

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Recognising the close links between the securitisation activities of financial vehicles corporations engaged in securitisation transactions (FVCs) and monetary financial institutions, the European Central Bank (ECB) has adopted on December 19, 2008 Regulation (EC) No 24/2009 concerning statistics on the assets and liabilities of FVCs (the ECB Regulation).

Amendments to the SICAR Law

October 2008 - Finance. Legal Developments by Loyens & Loeff.

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The Luxembourg Parliament adopted, on 15 October 2008, certain amendments to the law of 15 June 2004 relating to the investment company in risk capital (SICAR Law). These modifications aim at modernising the SICAR Law after four years of successful implementation. You will find below a summary of the principal points of attention:

CSSF prohibits naked short

October 2008 - Finance. Legal Developments by Loyens & Loeff.

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Recognising the current situation affecting financial markets, and as part of an initiative by the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR), the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) in Luxembourg has decided on September 19, 2008, to take certain prohibitive measures to ensure the integrity of financial markets and, in particular, to prevent certain transactions from distorting or manipulating such markets. Such measures have been clarified by the CSSF on September 29, 2008

0% Luxembourg withholding tax for dividends paid to a treaty resident parent company

October 2008 - Intellectual Property. Legal Developments by Loyens & Loeff.

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On October 1, 2008 the Luxembourg government presented certain bills to the Luxembourg parliament. These bills introduce, amongst others:

Benelux Fund Briefing

February 2007 - Finance. Legal Developments by Loyens & Loeff.

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Benelux Investment & Private Equity Funds: New fund regimes and recent developments January 2007

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