New registration form for meetings with UCI Departments of the CSSF

The CSSF draws your attention to a new procedure for requesting meetings with the UCI Departments. Please be informed that: meetings with UCI Departments will, in principle, be scheduled daily between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. and between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Tuesdays…
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Warning concerning the website www.souverainpe.com

The Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) warns the public of the website www.souverainpe.com, where an entity offers investment services under the name Souverain Private Equity S.A. and pretends to be established in Luxembourg. Unknown persons also unsolicitedly contact potential investors using the email…

Domiciliation activity exercised when operating a business centre or a co-working space

There is an increasing interest for business centres and co-working spaces in Luxembourg. This activity coincides with the development of the world of work in the recent years and may offer certain advantages. At first, most co-working spaces and business centres offered three service formulas…

FATF Webinar on Proliferation Financing Risk Assessment and Mitigation

The FATF will host a webinar to inform about the new obligations on the proliferation financing risk assessment and mitigation. The webinar will take place on 16 December 2021. This webinar brings together a panel of experts from public and private sectors with a global…

New registration form for meetings with UCI Departments of the CSSF

The CSSF draws your attention to a new procedure for requesting meetings with the UCI Departments. Please be informed that: meetings with UCI Departments will, in principle, be scheduled daily between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. and between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Tuesdays…

Communication to undertakings for collective investment and investment fund managers in the context of the imminent cessation of the major used interest benchmarks EONIA and LIBOR

Press release 21/28
This press release follows up on the CSSF publications dated 24 December 2019 and 25 June 2021 regarding EU Benchmarks Regulation1. It is addressed to all undertakings for collective investment (UCIs) and investment fund managers (IFMs) which are subject to the CSSF’s…

Warning concerning the website www.platinum-capital.net

The Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) warns the public of the website www.platinum-capital.net where an entity offers investment services and pretends to have its operational headquarters at 31 Boulevard Royal, Luxembourg and its head office at 239 route d’Arlon, Luxembourg. The CSSF informs…

Warning concerning unknown persons presenting themselves under the name Ethenea

The Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) warns the public of unknown persons who unsolicitedly contact potential investors, presenting themselves under the name “ETHENEA” and notably propose a so-called investment contract for a fund called “ETHENEA PLDF PREMIUM”. To this end, they misuse the…

Warning concerning the website www.cpi-sa.com

The Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) warns the public of the website www.cpi-sa.com where an entity offers investment services under the name “Compass Private Investments” while pretending to be established at 15, Boulevard Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen, L-2411 Luxembourg. The CSSF informs the public…

Speeches by Marco Zwick, Director of the CSSF

Marco Zwick, Director of the CSSF, will be speaking at different conferences on 16 and 17 November 2021. 16 November 2021: 2021 COMPLIANCE & REGULATION ROUNDTABLE organised by Institutional Investor (topics: AIFMD Review, Sustainable Finance / ESG, Liquidity Risk Management) 17 November 2021: 15th European…

Warning regarding the activities of an entity named Aspehire Corp

The Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) warns the public of the activities of an entity named “Aspehire Corp” (website: www.aspehire.com) which offers investment services and pretends to be regulated by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier and to be established at 19…

Warning regarding the activities of an entity named ABSystem

The Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) warns the public of the activities of an entity named “ABSystem” which offers investment services and pretends to be regulated by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier and to be established at 3 Allée Scheffer, 2520…

Circular CSSF 21/786

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

Global situation of undertakings for collective investment at the end of September 2021

Press release 21/27
As at 30 September 2021, the total net assets of undertakings for collective investment, comprising UCIs subject to the 2010 Law, specialised investment funds and SICARs, amounted to EUR 5,601.512 billion compared to EUR 5,647.437 billion as at 31 August 2021, i.e.…

Warning concerning the website www.irun-holdings.com

The Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) warns the public of the website www.irun-holdings.com, where an entity offers investment services under the name “Irun Holdings” and pretends to be established at 46A, Avenue J.-F. Kennedy in L-1855 Luxembourg (Lëtzebuerg). The CSSF informs the public…

Update of CSSF FAQs providing clarifications on the holding of ancillary liquid assets by UCITS

Press release 21/26
The CSSF has published today updated FAQs with information on the holding of ancillary liquid assets by UCITS foreseen under article 41 (2) b) of the Law of 17 December 2010. These updates aim at clarifying the circumstances and the extent to…

TIBER-LU

Critical entities of the financial sector in Luxembourg must be able to adequately resist cyber-attacks in order to ensure their own resilience and thereby contribute to the one of the financial sector as a whole. To help achieve this objective, the Banque centrale du Luxembourg…