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Fight against laundering of money of criminal origin and against terrorism financing; integrity of financial markets, respect for ethical principles, all these are now important part of the financial sector today and that influences its activities widely.

The Compliance Officer function has appeared among credit institutions, PSFs, insurance companies. The Compliance Officer role is to make sure that these institutions comply with the current legislative, statutory and ethical standards.

Today, the Compliance function in the financial sector is officially recognised, on an international level by the Committee of Basel, and locally in Luxembourg by the CSSF. This function becomes compulsory in all the institutions of the financial sector in Luxembourg.

The "Association of Luxemburg Compliance Officers" for the Financial Sector was created as of 20 December 2000.


 


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On 18 March 2019, in conjunction with ALFI, ALCO and LPEA professional associations, the CSSF organizes an AML/CFT conference dedicated to the fight against money laundering, terrorist financing and proliferation financing in the Luxembourg Fund Industry at the amphitheater of the "Maison du Savoir" in Belval, from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM.


The conference will host speakers from the CSSF specialized in AML/CFT topics in the Fund Industry. They will provide feedback on the RBAC questionnaire campaign performed in 2018 and will present key findings and expectations of the AML/CFT prudential supervision measures. A panel of experts from the Industry will also discuss current AML/CFT hot topics in the Luxembourg Fund Industry. Finally, the FATF methodology which will be used to evaluate Luxembourg in 2020 will also be described and explained.

  

We are pleased to inform you that the association's General Meeting will take place on Tuesday, 26 March 2019 at the Banque Internationale à Luxembourg S.A., 69, route d'Esch, L-1470 Luxembourg.

It will be followed by a conference dedicated to AML/CTF. Guest speakers will be Mr Claude Wampach, member of the CSSF Executive Board, and Mr Guilhem Ros, member of the CSSF UCI/on site inspections team.

  

Suite à sa réunion du 6 avril 2017, le Conseil d'Administration de l'ALCO a le plaisir de vous informer de l'élection pour deux ans de Madame Marie Bourlond, Monsieur Laurent Moser, et Monsieur Vincent Salzinger à la présidence de l'association. Cette présidence à trois têtes traduit la volonté de l'association d'être dirigée de manière permanente par des praticiens de la Compliance tout en permettant à ceux-ci de faire face à leurs obligations quotidiennes grandissantes.

Following its meeting dated April 6, 2017, ALCO's Board of Directors is pleased to inform you of the 2 year nomination of Mrs. Marie Bourlond, Mr. Laurent Moser, and Mr. Vincent Salzinger as Chairs of the association.

This shared Chair shows the will of the association to be permanently lead by active Compliance Officers while still allowing them to face daily obligations that are constantly increasing.


Communiqué : Nouvelle présidence / Statement: New Chairs
  

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​Visit the following page ​http://www.fatf-gafi.org/publications/mutualevaluations/documents/assessment-ratings.html​ to get the excel sheet with FATF-GAFI consolidated rating.

  

 ​New AML/KYC measures recommended by CSSF following the tax reform that distinguishes three types of tax fraud: “simple” tax fraud, “aggravated” tax fraud, and tax evasion (“escroquerie fiscale”).

  

New Guidance - AML/CFT-related data and statistics

  

​​The Financial Intelligence Unit issued its 2014 report on 16/11/15.

  

​​The European Commission is considering a request for some delay on the reporting requirements due to come into effect under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation (MiFIR)

  

​Switzerland's government on Wednesday adopted new rules to clamp down on money laundering as the country seeks to cast off its reputation as a haven for hidden cash

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