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Benchmarking the financial sector Published the 26.01.2018
Following a number of cases of benchmark manipulations across the globe, governments and regulatory bodies have put their focus on how benchmarks are set and administered. At European Union level,...
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EIB: 60 years of investing in Europe and beyond Published the 19.01.2018
The EIB is the lending arm of the European Union owned by its 28 Member States and is the world’s biggest multilateral lender. Founded in Brussels in 1958 as the...
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Luxembourg: first country in the world to introduce a law on green covered bonds Published the 19.01.2018
On 5 January 2018, the Luxembourg State Council (“Conseil d’Etat”) endorsed the draft bill on banks issuing covered bonds (banques d’émission de lettres de gage) amending the law of 5...
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CET1 ratio: Luxembourg significant banks first in the EU Published the 12.01.2018
In an EBA comparison of the EU significant banks’ capital ratios, published in November 2017, Luxembourg banks with a reported CET1 ratio above 22% have improved again their level of...
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Private Banking in Luxembourg: the last 10 years and the future Published the 12.01.2018
On the occasion of Luxembourg’s Private Banking Group 10th Anniversary, Founding Fathers and Key Members of the Private Banking Group, Luxembourg (PBGL)  have given their views on the evolution in...
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CSDR: Impact on Participants of CSDs and ICSDs Published the 12.01.2018
Regulation (EU) No 909/2014 on improving securities settlement in the European Union and on Central Securities Repositories (CSDR) certainly qualifies as one of the most important pieces of legislation in...
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Integrating TLAC into the EU resolution framework Published the 12.01.2018
Several days ago I attended an exchange of views with the European Parliament’s “rapporteur” on the modification of the EU recovery and resolution framework. Gunnar Hökmark had already been the...
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Several types of special leave modified Published the 05.01.2018
On Friday 14 December 2017, the draft bill n°7060 was passed in the Chamber of Deputies, modifying several types of special leave as of 1 January 2018: Paternity leave Fathers can...
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Costs of MiFID II Published the 05.01.2018
According to a 2016 survey conducted by the ABBL and EY with their members on the cost of regulations and its impacts on the Luxembourg financial markets, MiFID II budgets...
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CSSF accredited MiFID II training programmes Published the 05.01.2018
The ABBL is happy to announce the launch of the CSSF accredited MiFID II training programme at the House of Training. The proposed training is based on various modules covering...
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