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).
As from 1 January 2017, Luxembourg taxpayers* will have to file their periodical and annual VAT returns on the eCDF platform. The eCDF is the existing platform for electronic gathering of financial data, particularly used to file annual accounts online.
With EUR 235 per capita, Luxembourg is currently the largest per capita donor to the Green Climate Fund, the UNFCCC mechanism meant to help developing countries counter climate change. The Grand Duchy pledged EUR 120 million to finance climate change mitigation and adaptation projects between 2015 and 2020.