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Securities Lending Rules for Collective Investment Undertakings
  • Belgium
  • 23 May 2006

A new decree introduces a regulatory framework which enables certain types of public collective investment undertaking to lend securities, removing a competitive disadvantage for such undertakings in Belgium. The regulations will protect investors and ensure the efficient management of investment portfolios.

UCITS III Directive is Implemented
  • Belgium
  • 31 May 2005

Belgium has finally published its primary legislation implementing the EU Directives on Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities. The need for this legislation was becoming increasingly urgent, not only because the deadline for implementation had expired, but also from a competitive point of view - particularly in light of Luxembourg's early implementation of the directive.

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