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Warning concerning the website https://actaris-capital.com/

The Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) warns the public of the website https://actaris-capital.com/ where unknown persons misuse the name and the contact details of the Luxembourg financial holding company Actaris Capital S.A. to offer investment services. The CSSF informs the public that the…

CSSF Regulation No 22-03 of 30 June 2022 (only in French)

on the setting of the countercyclical buffer rate for the third quarter of 2022.

Global situation of undertakings for collective investment at the end of May 2022

Press release 22/15
As at 31 May 2022, the total net assets of undertakings for collective investment, comprising UCIs subject to the 2010 Law, specialised investment funds and SICARs, amounted to EUR 5,367.849 billion compared to EUR 5,477.104 billion as at 30 April 2022, i.e.…

Communiqué related to the notification template for outsourcing a critical or important business process (BPO)

The CSSF has published a notification template (the template) to be used as of 1 July 2022 by In-Scope Entities when outsourcing a critical or important business process (Business Process Outsourcing or BPO) in accordance with points 59 and 60 of the Circular CSSF 22/806…

Circular CSSF 22/818

ESMA Guidelines on stress test scenarios under Article 28 of the Money Market Fund Regulation

The European Commission has published a delegated regulation that postpones the application date of certain PRIIPs-related disclosures

Press release 22/14
The CSSF would like to draw attention to the publication of the European Commission on 24 June 2022 in the Official Journal of the EU of the Delegated Regulation (EU) 2022/975 of 17 March 2022 amending the regulatory technical standards laid down…

Circular CSSF 22/817

Application of the Guidelines of the European Securities and Markets Authority on certain aspects of the MiFID II appropriateness and execution-only requirements (ESMA35-43-3006)

Circular CSSF 22/816

Adoption of Guideline (EU) 2022/508 of the European Central Bank of 25 March 2022 (ECB/2022/12) and of the Recommendation of the European Central Bank of 25 March 2022 (ECB/2022/13) regarding the exercise of some options and discretions available in Union law by national competent authorities

Circular CSSF 22/815 (only in French)

FATF statements concerning 1) high-risk jurisdictions on which enhanced due diligence and, where appropriate, counter-measures are imposed 2) jurisdictions under increased monitoring of the FATF

Communication regarding the introduction of a new eDesk module - ePassporting

Following the publication of Circular CSSF 22/810 on 12 May 2022, the CSSF informs the following supervised entities that they must comply with the marketing notification and de-notification procedures, including any updates, which will be exclusively available via the eDesk Portal as of 1 July…

Warning regarding the activities of an entity named "Bitcoin Luxembourg"

The Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) warns the public of the activities of an entity named “Bitcoin Luxembourg” which offers investment services on the website https://bitcoinluxembourgapp.com/. The CSSF informs the public that the entity presenting itself on this website as “Bitcoin Luxembourg” is…

Warning concerning the website www.reinetcapitals.com

The Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) warns the public of the website www.reinetcapitals.com, where an unknown entity offers investment services under the name Reinet Capitals and pretends to be established at 35, Boulevard Prince Henri, L-1724 Luxembourg. The CSSF informs the public that…

Administrative sanction of 29 April 2022

Administrative sanction imposed on the investment fund manager LRI Invest S.A.

Publications related to Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 - SFDR and Regulation (EU) 2020/852 - the EU Taxonomy Regulation

The CSSF would like to draw attention to recent publications made by the European Supervisory Authorities (“the ESAs”) in respect of Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 on sustainability-related disclosures in the financial services sector (“SFDR”) and of Regulation (EU) 2020/852 on the establishment of a framework to…

An Assessment of Investment Funds’ Liquidity Management Tools

Communiqué of 14 June 2022: Publication of the CSSF working paper “An Assessment of Investment Funds’ Liquidity Management Tools”

Publication of the CSSF working paper “An Assessment of Investment Funds’ Liquidity Management Tools”

The CSSF presents in this joint work with two co-authors from the BIS an empirical assessment of the effectiveness of liquidity management tools used by Luxembourg-domiciled open-ended funds (UCITS) during the COVID-19 crisis and the years before. The analysis focuses on the following tools: the funds’…

Warning regarding the activities of an entity named Fibofix (https://fibofix.com/en)

The Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) warns the public of the website https://fibofix.com/en, where an entity offers investment services under the name “Fibofix”, pretending to be established at 36-38 Grand-Rue, L-1660 Luxembourg. The CSSF informs the public that the entity presenting itself on…

Statement relating to crowdfunding service providers

Press release 22/13
The Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) draws the attention of any legal person, facilitating the financing of business activities by soliciting the general public through an online platform, to the Regulation (EU) 2020/1503 of the European Parliament and of the Council…

Warning concerning the website www.egisinvestment.com

The Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) warns the public of the website www.egisinvestment.com and of emails sent by unknown persons with the address format “Firstname@egisinvestment.com” to offer investment services. The CSSF informs the public that the entity presenting itself on this website under…

Warning concerning the website https://the-alternative-group.com/

The Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) warns the public of the website https://the-alternative-group.com/, where unknown persons offer investment services under the name “The Alternative Group” and pretend to be established at 1, rue Jean Piret, 2350 Luxembourg. The CSSF informs the public that…