The Luxembourg VAT authorities have just released their 2016 annual activity report. While this document discloses last year’s milestone figures, it also sets their objectives for 2017. In the light of the tax reform, VAT authorities will particularly beef up penalties and introduce personal liability of directors while intensifying electronic …

The Reserved Alternative Investment Fund (“RAIF”) is a Luxembourgish fund structure that doesn’t need the Regulator’s approval or supervision. With a time-to-market significantly shorter than similar CSSF-regulated structures, the RAIF always needs to appoint an external authorised Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM).