Professionals of the Financial Sector (PFS)

Luxembourg's financial services centre is unique. Professionals of the Financial Sector (PFS) composed of 261 companies and 17,514 employees at the end of 2022 play a key role in this ecosystem.

Our multidisciplinary teams can assist you in various domains, providing assurance on your financial statements, helping on regulatory and tax matters as well as developing solutions that fit your specific needs. Find out more about the current hot topics and our services below! Feel free to reach out to Nicolas, our PFS leader or Andreas who is dedicated to the German market, for any question you may have.

Hot Topics / Industry Challenges

The first step to enter the PFS world...

The IT framework, particularly IT governance, is experiencing rapid evolution...

Since the COVID outbreak, new ways of working have emerged including the surge of remote work adoption...

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Following the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) visit in Luxembourg and its subsequent mutual report, the Focus on Anti-Money Laundering (AML)/Counter Terrorist Financing (CTF) /Counter Proliferation Financing (CPF) matters...

In a cyber world, the pace of evolution is extremely high, it is almost impossible to keep up with the technology evolution, let alone with the cyber threats coming at us...

While we selected what we believe are the most important topics for PFS at the moment, we have listed below a few other topics that should be on your radar according to us...

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Categories of PSF

Categories of PFS

All categories of PFS are supervised by the CSSF and regulated by the Law of April 5, 1993 relating to the financial sector.

Based on the license obtained from the regulator, each PFS will be categorised as Investment firm, Specialised PFS or Support PFS.

Each of these PFS categories are subject to additional and specific regulatory requirements (directives, laws and CSSF circulars).

Main regulations and requirements

Depending on their Category, PFS are subject to different requirements. In the highly regulated environment PFS are operating, these requirements are constantly evolving.

Please refer to the following CSSF Website, for regulations applicable to each category of PFS or do not hesitate to contact us.

Main regulations and requirements

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Contact us

Nicolas Grillot

Audit Partner, PSF Leader, PwC Luxembourg

Tel: +352 49 48 48 2410

Andreas Drossel

Audit Partner, PwC Luxembourg

Tel: +352 49 48 48 2765

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