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Initiatives taken by international, European and Belgian banking, investment and insurance supervisors in the context of the coronavirus crisis
The corona crisis is having a major impact on banks, insurers and financial markets. The shortage of liquidity is described as unprecedented. Regulators are...
Restructuring & Insolvency Q&A: tips and traps
The restructuring & insolvency Q&A series provides an overview of the regulatory environment in Luxembourg.
Restructuring & Insolvency Q&A
Get an overview of some of the key points of law and practice as well as of the regulatory environments and laws across Luxembourg.
The Netherlands tighten rules on ETS-trading
The Netherlands has been a popular market for (international) companies trading in ETS-rights. Because of the risk of fraud related thereto, the national administrator...
Q&A Second temporary aid scheme to maintain employment (NOW 2.0)
On 25 June 2020 the NOW 2.0 was published in the Staatscourant. On the basis of the NOW 2.0 employers with a loss of turnover of at least 20% may qualify for...
Law of 20 June 2020: enhanced flexibility for shareholder and board resolutions of Luxembourg companies post state of emergency
The state of emergency coming to an end on 24 of June in Luxembourg, a set of legislative measures will ensure a smooth transition for companies.
Loyens & Loeff advises EQT on the largest ESG linked subscription facility of the fund finance market
This ESG-linked subcription facility is the largest of the global fund financing market, highlighting the importance of CSR in the industry.
The Proposed EU Rules on Foreign Subsidies
The EU Commission published a so-called White Paper dealing with the alleged distortive effects caused by foreign subsidies in the EU Single Market.
Cross-border workers & COVID-19
Belgian tax authorities have negotiated agreements with border countries on the tax impact of international travel restrictions and health instructions (work...
New measure for critical sectors: voluntary overtime hours exempted from social security contributions
On 24 June 2020, the royal decree of 5 June 2020 was published which deals with a new measure in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak. In particular, the royal...
Do's and dont's of regulating third-party litigation funding: Singapore vs. France
Different approaches to regulating the funding activity have emerged. France and Singapore adopted different approaches with their pros and cons.
Additional depositor and customer protection – partial revision of the Swiss Federal Banking Act
On 19 June 2020, following the consultation, the Federal Council adopted the dispatch on the partial revision of the Swiss Federal Banking Act (Bundesgesetz...