Starting your business in Luxembourg/ Authorisation of establishment
Depending on the activities carried out by the company, this latter may need to apply for an authorisation of establishment. There are mainly two state bodies concerned by the procedure: The “Ministère des Classes Moyennes” (http://www.mcm.public.lu/fr/index.html) and the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF www.cssf.lu)
No authorisation required
The SOPARFI (link), SPF (Link) and under certain conditions Securitisation Vehicles (lien) are not required to obtain any specific agreement to carry out their activities. A SOPARFI can furthermore provide management services to affiliated undertakings without any prior licence.
Authorisation from the Ministère des Classes Moyennes
Companies willing to carry out any commercial activities should apply for an authorisation from the Ministère des Classes Moyennes.
Must be joined to the application:
Forms can be found on the website of the Ministère des Classes Moyennes
May be required
CSSF authorisation and supervision
The prior approval of the CSSF is required for
Among the documents to submit are :