Supervisory convergence and the single rulebook l LuxCMA responses to EU Commission Consultation

On 21 May 2021, LuxCMA - Luxembourg Capital Markets Association responded to the European Consultation on supervisory convergence and the single rule book, which was published by the European Commission on March 2021. This consultation aimed to gather targeted views on certain aspects related to the 2019 ESAs review and will contribute to a wider debate on supervisory convergence and the single rulebook.

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AIFMD review l LuxCMA responses to securitisation-related questions in European Commission Consultation

On 29 January 2021, LuxCMA responded to the consultation on the review of the Alternative Investment Fund Manager Directive (AIFMD), which was published by the European Commission in October last year.

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FAQ Sustainable Finance

As announced end October during our first webinar dedicated to sustainable finance (video recording available on section Past events of our website), congratulations to our task force Sustainable Finance for the release today of the FAQ dedicated to this topic. The FAQ will be updated on a regular basis, with additional questions, notably those that members may have asked to LuxCMA on this topic.

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ATAD l LuxCMA technical position paper

Our technical position paper, which was accessible to our LuxCMA members only, is now available to everyone! Congratulations again to our Direct Tax Working Group (previously #Securitisation & #ATAD Task Force) for the release on 26/10/2020 of the impressive technical position paper on #deductibility of payments by securitization companies financed by debt.

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ATAD l LuxCMA’s view to the EU Commission formal notice sent to Luxembourg to amend its legislation transposing the Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive

On 14 May 2020, the European Commission announced that it decided to send a letter of formal notice to Luxembourg asking it to correctly transpose the interest limitation rule of the Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (Article 4 of the Council Directive (EU) 2016/1164). Under current Luxembourg law, securitization companies covered by Regulation (EU) 2017/2042 of 12 December 2017 (EU Securitization Regulation) are excluded from the scope of the interest limitation rules. If Luxembourg does not act within the next four months, the European Commission may send a reasoned opinion to the Luxembourg authorities.

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