Supervision

Luxembourg, awaiting FATF visit, under the AML spotlight
Luxembourg, awaiting FATF visit, is under AML spotlight
A crucial test awaits Luxembourg’s financial centre in just a couple of months. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) – the global anti money-laundering and combatting terrorism financing (AML/CFT) watchdog – plans to visit in November for an in-depth audit. How is the Grand Duchy placed?
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CSSF's Martine Wagner (left), head of department for the supervision of investment firms, and Cécile Gellenoncourt, Head of Supervision of Information systems, address the new outsourcing rules in the ABBL-CSSF webinar.
CSSF clarifies new rules for financial sector outsourcing
New rules, new details and a new terminology regarding financial sector outsourcing are being introduced by Luxembourg's financial regulator CSSF with the presentation of its
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Luxembourg's freeport. Photo: Lux-hsh.com
Luxembourg freezes €210 mln in Russian freeport assets
Assets worth over 200 million euros stored at Luxembourg’s freeport, formally known as High-Security Hub, have been frozen as part of the EU sanctions against
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Jake Lee, crypto expert and chief strategy officer at South Korea's GoPax
Cryptocurrency crash to bring regulation – but how much?
The collapse in the value of two cryptocurrencies linked to South Korea’s Terra blockchain has sent the crypto world aflutter. The resultant crash wiped out
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Jorg Ackerman, Partner at PWC Luxembourg. Photo: PWC.
​​​​​​​Corporate banking revenue up 60% since 2016, survey shows
Revenue from corporate banking activities in Luxembourg has risen nearly 60 percent since 2016 to approximately 3 billion euro, according to a new study conducted
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Esma's headquarters is located next to Gare de Lyon in Paris. Photo by George Kourounis on Unsplash.
Esma study questions added value of active management
Active management of investment funds is no guarantee for outperformance during volatile times in financial markets, according to a new study presented on Monday by
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Stock exchange: Photo by Ahmad Nawawi, CC via Flickr.
Supervisors step up efforts to maintain financial stability
Financial supervisors in Luxembourg and elsewhere in Europe on Monday stepped up their efforts to maintain financial stability, protect investors and ensure the orderly functioning
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ING's office in Luxembourg. Photo: ING.
ING braces for Luxembourg AML indictment
Dutch financial group ING is bracing for a criminal indictment in Luxembourg over its failure to properly manage anti-money laundering (AML) processes at its unit
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Tanguy van de Werve, EFAMA
Towards a streamlined EU regulatory database 
Rather than having to file the same publicly available financial and non-financial information multiple times with national and European regulators, why not have a single
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Regulators to examine investment fund valuation 
Top-level European securities markets regulator ESMA (European Securities and Markets Authority) has announced it will be examining the valuation of UCITS and open-ended alternative investment
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