Laws, regulations and other texts

Law of 8 April 2019 on the measures to be taken in relation to the financial sector in the event of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union (only in French)

and amending:
1° the Law of 5 April 1993 on the financial sector, as amended;
2° the Law of 10 November 2009 on payment services, as amended;
3° the Law of 17 December 2010 relating to undertakings for collective investment, as amended;
4° the Law of 12 July 2013 on aletrnative investment fund managers, as amended;
5° the Law of 7 December 2015 on the insurance sector, as amended; and
6° the Law of 18 December 2015 on the failure of credit institutions and certain investment firms, as amended


Law of 25 July 2018 (only in French)

1. transposing Directive (EU) 2017/2399 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2017 amending Directive 2014/59/EU as regards the ranking of unsecured debt instruments in insolvency hierarchy and amending the Law of 18 December 2015 on the failure of credit institutions and certain investment firms, as amended; and
2. amending certain provisions of the Law of 5 April 1993 on the financial sector, as amended


Law of 22 June 2018 (only in French)

amending the Law of 5 April 1993 on the financial sector, as amended, with respect to the introduction of renewable energy covered bonds


Law of 6 June 2018 (only in French)

on transparency of securities financing transactions


Law of 30 May 2018 (only in French)

on markets in financial instruments


Law of 27 February 2018 (only in French)

on interchange fees and amending several laws relating to financial services


Law of 18 December 2015 (being updated)

on the failure of credit institutions and certain investment firmsMore


Law of 18 December 2015

approving the agreement on the transfer and mutualisation of contributions to the Single Resolution Fund signed in Brussels on 21 May 2014


Law of 23 July 2015 (only in French)

– transposing Directive 2013/36/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013;
– transposing Articles 2 and 3 of Directive 2011/89/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 November 2011;
– transposing Article 6(6) of Directive 2011/61/UE of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2011;
– amending:
1. the Law of 5 April 1993 on the financial sector, as amended;
2. the Law of 23 December 1998 establishing a financial sector supervisory commission ("Commission de surveillance du secteur financier"), as amended;
3. the Law of 12 July 2013 on alternative investment fund managers


Law of 28 July 2014

regarding immobilisation of bearer shares and units


Law of 21 December 2012 (coordinated version)

relating to the Family Office activity


** Law of 15 December 2000 (coordinated version)

on postal financial services


Law of 31 May 1999 (coordinated version)

governing the domiciliation of companies


Law of 5 April 1993 (being updated)

on the financial sectorMore


Information

* Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 (the "CRR") is directly applicable since 1 January 2014. Directive 2013/36/EU (the "CRD IV"), which completes the provisions of the CRR, has been transposed into national law by the Law of 23 July 2015 and by CSSF Regulations N° 15-01 and 15-02. For further information, the reader should refer to Circulars CSSF 14/583 and CSSF 15/620.

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 ** The activity of Post Luxembourg may be extended to all activities authorised for professionals of the financial sector under Luxembourg law other than credit institutions.