This section includes press releases issued by ALFI.
The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes has released today new compliance ratings on transparency in tax matters following a peer review process. The Luxembourg Ministry of Finance informs on its website that Luxembourg received the overall rating of "largely compliant" with the Global Forum commending Luxembourg's firm commitment towards the efficient implementation of internationally agreed transparency standards for tax purposes. Luxembourg now shares the same rating as the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands and Italy, among others.
Can CMU succeed in finally removing persistent obstacles to the cross-border marketing of investment funds? | #askalfi- Press releases
ALFI recently launched a new campaign on Twitter called #askALFI. Followers can ask questions related to the investment fund industry using hashtag #askALFI and ALFI experts respond to selected questions via short video messages. Claude Niedner (Arendt & Medernach) updates us on the latest news regarding the European Commission's project on the Capital Markets Union established to increase funding to SMEs, to create more opportunities for investors and to facilitate cross-border investment.
Join us for another NICSA webinar in the series sponsored by ALFI to hear about the findings of the study "Beyond their borders: evolution of foreign investment by pension funds".
The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has announced today the publication of Frequently Asked Questions to provide general guidance to Luxembourg investment funds and their management companies wishing to apply for an RQFII Licence and an RQFII Quota.
ALFI published another video from the #askalfi series. This time, Olivier Portenseigne, Fundsquare S.A., explains how are the distributors fighting against disintermediation.
ALFI Chairman Denise Voss, gives her views on how investors' behavior is changing - especially the young generation who will not be buying investment funds from bankers but online with their smartphones. Denise also highlights the importance of investors' education!
ALFI recently launched a new campaign on Twitter called #askALFI. Followers can ask questions related to the investment fund industry using hashtag #askALFI and ALFI experts respond to selected questions via short video messages.
Nicolas Mackel, CEO of Luxembourg For Finance, gives several arguments on why Luxembourg is THE place to be for FinTech companies.
The ALFI Global Distribution Conference on September 15-16, organised in co-operation with NICSA and HKIFA, the industry associations of the US and Hong Kong, took place this year at the Philharmonie. Our usual venue at the Centre de Conference is hosting meetings of Luxembourg’s Presidency of the European Council during the second half of 2015.
International investment by pension funds increases globally but is still restricted in some markets- Press releases
Pension funds around the world are increasingly looking beyond their borders to address their investment needs, according to the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) which today released its global pension fund report, “Beyond their borders: evolution of foreign investment by pension funds,” produced by PwC Luxembourg.
The Luxembourg Stock Exchange in cooperation with the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has announced today the publication of a compendium of Luxembourg laws and regulations on investment funds.