Circulars

Circular CSSF 17/671 (only in French)

13.10.2017: Specifications regarding CSSF Regulation N° 16-07 of 26 October 2016 relating to out-of-court complaint resolution


Circular CSSF 17/657

17.05.2017: Update of Circular CSSF 06/240 on the administrative and accounting organisation; IT outsourcing and details regarding services provided under the status of support PFS, Articles 29-1, 29-2, 29-3, 29-4, 29-5 and 29-6 of the Law of 5 April 1993 on the financial sector as amended; amendment of IT outsourcing conditions for branches located abroad


Circular CSSF 17/656

17.05.2017: Administrative and accounting organisation; IT outsourcing


Circular CSSF 17/655

17.05.2017: Update of Circular CSSF 12/552 on the central administration, internal governance and risk management


Circular CSSF 17/654

17.05.2017: IT outsourcing relying on a cloud computing infrastructure


Circular CSSF 17/651 (only in French)

22.02.2017: Law of 23 December 2016 1. transposing Directive 2014/17/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 February 2014 on credit agreements for consumers relating to residential immovable property and amending Directives 2008/48/EC and 2013/36/EU and Regulation (EU) No 1093/2010; and 2. amending the Consumer Code (hereinafter, "Law of 23 December 2016")


Circular CSSF 17/650

17.02.2017: Application of the Law of 12 November 2004 on the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing, as amended (hereinafter "AML/CFT Law") and of the Grand-ducal Regulation of 1 February 2010 providing details on certain provisions of the AML/CFT Law ("AML/CFT GDR") to predicate tax offences


Circular CSSF 16/647

22.12.2016: Update of Circular CSSF 12/552 on the central administration, internal governance and risk management following the adoption of the EBA Guidelines relating to the limits on exposures to shadow banking entities which carry out banking activities outside a regulated framework under Article 395(2) of Regulation No 575/2013 (EBA/GL/2015/20)


Circular CSSF 16/638 (only in French)

22.06.2016: Update of Circular CSSF 08/349 relating to details regarding the information to be notified with respect to major holdings in accordance with the law of 11 January 2008 on transparency requirements for issuers of securities


Circular CSSF 15/631 (only in French)

28.12.2015: Dormant or inactive accounts


Circular CSSF 15/611

16.04.2015: Managing the risks related to the outsourcing of systems that allow the compilation, distribution and consultation of management board/strategic documents


Circular CSSF 15/609

27.03.2015: Developments in automatic exchange of tax information and anti-money laundering in tax matters


Circular CSSF 13/568

28.06.2013: Entry into force on 1 July 2013 of Circular CSSF 12/552 on central administration, internal governance and risk management: update of the references in IML/CSSF circulars and details regarding the scope of the annual long form audit report pursuant to Circular CSSF 01/27


Circular CSSF 13/563

19.03.2013: Update of Circular CSSF 12/552 on the central administration, internal governance and risk management


Circular CSSF 13/554

07.01.2013: Evolution of the usage and control of the tools for managing information technology resources and the management access to these resources


Circular CSSF 12/538

29.06.2012: Lending in foreign currencies


Circular CSSF 11/515

14.06.2011: Entry into force of the law of 28 April 2011


Circular CSSF 11/504

11.03.2011: Frauds and incidents due to external computer attacks


Circular CSSF 11/503

03.03.2011: Reminder on the obligations applicable to the transmission and publication of financial information and relating deadlines


Circular CSSF 11/498

10.01.2011: - Entry into force of the law of 17 December 2010 relating to undertakings for collective investment and CSSF Regulations No 10-04 and No 10-05 on implementing measures
- Commission Regulations (EU) No 583/2010 and No 584/2010 of 1 July 2010 implementing Directive 2009/65/EC
- Guidelines and other documents drawn up by the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR)
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Circular CSSF 10/456

05.05.2010: Cooperation between the professionals of the financial sector and the judicial authorities


Circular CSSF 10/446

26.03.2010: Change regarding the communication of circulars issued by the CSSF for the entities under its supervision


Circular CSSF 10/437

01.02.2010: Guidelines concerning the remuneration policies in the financial sector


Circular CSSF 09/423

02.12.2009: Electronic transmission to the CSSF of long form reports and management letters


Circular CSSF 09/420

12.11.2009: Entry into force of the law of 10 November 2009 on payment services


Circular CSSF 09/418

23.10.2009: Cross-border payments in the Community
Repeal of Circular CSSF 02/63


Circular CSSF 08/369

31.07.2008: Electronic transmission of "Statistical ad-hoc information" (tables II.1. - II.22.) to be submitted to the CSSF by the "other professionals of the financial sector" (PFS)
Change of the ad-hoc statistics’ periodicity and adaptation of the transmission method of the PFS’ prudential reporting


Circular CSSF 08/364

22.07.2008: Financial information to be submitted to the CSSF on a quarterly basis by "the other professionals of the financial sector" (PFS) performing a support PFS activity


Circular CSSF 08/350 (as amended by Circular CSSF 13/568)

22.04.2008: Details relating to the amendments introduced by the law of 13 July 2007 on markets in financial instruments to the PFS statuses referred to in articles 29-1, 29-2, 29-3 or 29-4 and designated "support PFS"; Amendment to the prudential supervisory procedures for support PFS


Circular CSSF 08/349 (as amended by Circular CSSF 16/638)(only in French)

21.04.2008: Details regarding the information to be notified with respect to major holdings in accordance with the law of 11 January 2008 on transparency requirements for issuers of securities


Circular CSSF 08/348

17.04.2008: Changes to circulars IML 97/136 and CSSF 07/310More


Circular CSSF 08/344 (being updated)

12.03.2008: Provisions relating to the transmission of reporting files to the CSSF


Circular CSSF 08/339

19.02.2008: Guidelines of the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) concerning eligible assets for investment by UCITSMore


Circular CSSF 08/334

04.01.2008: Encryption specifications for reporting firms


Circular CSSF 07/306

27.07.2007: Technical arrangements relating to the requirement to report transactions in financial instruments in accordance with article 28 of the law of 13 July 2007 on markets in financial instruments


Circular CSSF 07/305

27.07.2007: Law of 13 July 2007 on markets in financial instruments published in Mémorial A No. 116 of 16 July 2007


Circular CSSF 07/281

27.02.2007: Entry into force of the law of 18 December 2006 concerning the distance marketing of financial services


Circular CSSF 06/258

18.08.2006: Coming into force of the law of 19 May 2006 on the implementation of Directive 2004/25/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 April 2004 on takeover bids


Circular CSSF 06/240 (as amended by Circulars CSSF 13/568 and CSSF 17/657)

22.03.2006: Administrative and accounting organisation; IT outsourcing and details regarding services provided under the status of support PFS, Articles 29-1, 29-2, 29-3, 29-4, 29-5 and 29-6 of the Law of 5 April 1993 on the financial sector as amended


Circular CSSF 05/187 (completed by Circular CSSF 10/433)

26.05.2005: Financial information to be submitted to the CSSF by the “other professionals of the financial sector” (PFS) on a periodic basis


Circular CSSF 05/177

06.04.2005: Abolition of any prior control by the CSSF of advertising material used by persons and companies supervised by the CSSF; abrogation of point II. of Chapter L. of IML circular 91/75; abrogation of the two last sentences of point IV. 5.11 of CSSF circular 2000/15


Circular CSSF 04/146

17.06.2004: Protection of undertakings for collective investment and their investors against Late Trading and Market Timing practicesMore


Circular CSSF 04/132

24.03.2004: Repeal of circular CAB 91/3


Circular CSSF 02/71

01.10.2002: Law of 3 September 1996 concerning the involuntary dispossession of bearer securities


Circular CSSF 02/65

08.07.2002: Law of 31 May 1999 governing the domiciliation of companies; precisions as regards the concept of “seat” ("siège")


Circular CSSF 01/47

21.12.2001: Professional obligations of domiciliation agents of companies and general recommendations; Amendment to Circular CSSF 01/28


Circular CSSF 01/34

24.09.2001: Entry into force of a series of laws concerning the financial sector


Circular CSSF 01/29

07.06.2001: Minimum content required for an agreement on the domiciliation of companies


Circular CSSF 01/28

06.06.2001: Verification by banks and PFS that the legal requirements on domiciliation are satisfied


Circular CSSF 99/2

20.05.1999 : Entry into force of three new laws dated 29 April 1999


Circular CSSF 99/1

12.01.1999: on the establishment of the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier


Circular IML 98/143 (as amended by Circular CSSF 04/155)

01.04.1998: Internal control


Circular IML 96/126 (only in French)

11.04.1996: Administrative and accounting organisation


Circular IML 96/124

10.01.1996: Staff numbers (new table S 2.9. for PFS)


Circular IML 95/120

28.07.1995: Central administration


Circular IML 93/95 (only in French)

04.05.1993: Entry into force for the other professionals of the financial sector of the law of 5 April 1993 on the financial sector


Circular IML 91/80 (only in French)

05.12.1991: Staff numbers