Leaked document Banque Havilland denies any plot against Qatar

The investigative media site 'The Intercept' on November 9 published leaked plans allegedly drawn up by the Luxembourgish private bank to destabilise the economy of the small emirate on the Persian Gulf. More

Fund management ESMA 'not calling into question' delegation

Steven Maijoor, the chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), said his organisation was instead aiming to prevent "regulatory arbitrage" as financial firms relocate to the continent following the Brexit vote. More

Acquisition Luxembourg's Syncordis to be taken over by India's LTI

Luxembourg Syncordis is to be acquired.

Syncordis's clients are in the banking and financial services industry using Temenos software. Banks using it have a 36% higher return on equity than others using legacy systems, Geneva-headquartered Temenos says on its website. More

Gender equality and diversity Recruitment is the moment of truth

Women are under-represented on the labour market both in Luxembourg and in Europe.

Gender inequality in Luxembourg's labour market is a striking reality. While only 18% of managers and only 29% of board members in Luxembourg are women, based on the latest average gross hourly earnings in the Grand-Duchy women are paid 5.5% less than their male counterparts. More