Loan Origination: Update to the CSSF FAQ Concerning the Luxembourg Law on AIFMs

June 28, 2016

The Luxembourg financial regulator, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) published on 9 June 2016 an updated version of its FAQ concerning the Luxembourg law of 12 July 2013 on alternative investment fund managers, as amended (AIFM Law). The updated FAQ notably includes a new section focusing on loan origination, and follows an opinion from ESMA of 11 April 2016 on a harmonised European framework for loan origination by funds (ESMA Opinon). The FAQ is primarily addressed to alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs) and alternative investment funds (AIFs) that are established in Luxembourg – the EU’s leading jurisdiction for debt and loan funds.

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