Cross-border inheritance - impact for the children

Cross-border inheritance - impact for the children

Few Member States in the EU have signed bilateral agreements to prevent the double taxation of inheritance. The increasingly international dimension of asset portfolios combined with greater mobility of citizens within Europe are subjecting more and more individuals to double inheritance tax on ...

Our expertise in succession planning featured in the press

Our expertise in succession planning featured in the press

At our Family Practice, directed by Philippe Depoorter, we work with families and families in business to help them prepare for passing on their assets, planning their succession at the head of the company, and other major decisions impacting the family estate. ...

Information exchange and the impact for Luxembourg residents

Information exchange and the impact for Luxembourg residents

The end of banking secrecy has important impacts for non-residents. But what is the position for Luxembourg residents? The European and international regulatory framework on the exchange of information between tax authorities has evolved rapidly in recent ...

Are the equity markets still worth a look?

Are the equity markets still worth a look?

The equity market correction in the first half of October reflects the re-emergence of fears about the health of the global economy, says Damien Petit, Senior Investment Adviser in Banque de Luxembourg's Private Banking Investments Department, in the online financial journal paperjam.lu. ...

Scope of automatic exchange of information extended

Scope of automatic exchange of information extended

Bernard Goffaux, Head of Estate Planning at Banque de Luxembourg, explains the consequences of the recent decisions taken at Ecofin. From 2017, all types of financial income will be subject to the systematic exchange of information between tax authorities. What decisions ...

Five funds to enhance your wealth

Five funds to enhance your wealth

The continuing accommodative monetary policy and ongoing low short-term interest rates have considerably reduced the attraction of money market investments as their yields are now lower than inflation. To avoid erosion of capital, for investors with a sufficiently long investment horizon, some alternatives ...

Perspectives for fourth quarter 2014: financial markets analysis

Perspectives for fourth quarter 2014: financial markets analysis

Perspectives for fourth quarter 2014 - macro-economic trends and the outlook for the markets from Banque de Luxembourg's analysts. Topics of this issue: Despite the current low level of the cost of government borrowing, there is still no prospect in sight of any improvement in ...

No miracle solution

No miracle solution

Through their actions, the central banks are making life hard for savers who are not prepared to take risks and who traditionally favour money-market investments rather than term deposits or savings accounts. The yield offered by these investments is now close to zero . Some banks are even considering ...

Real estate investments in France: major change to the tax regime

Real estate investments in France: major change to the tax regime

A new amendment to the France-Luxembourg tax treaty brings a major change to the capital gains tax regime. It is due to be applied from 1 January 2015 or 2016.   In a press release on 5 September 2014, the Luxembourg Ministry of Finance announced the signing of an amendment to ...

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