Luxembourg Sukuk Bill passes into Law
On the 9th of July 2014, the Luxembourg Parliament has approved the draft law 6631 on a sale and buy-back transaction of real estate assets necessary to issue an Islamic finance bond. By obtaining parliamentary approval, the Ministry of Finance has now paved the way to the issuance of the "Sukuk" transaction which is a milestone in the continuous development of Islamic finance in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg.
This approval in Parliament underlines the political will to diversify and develop alternative markets within the financial services industry and to consolidate the Grand-Duchy as an integrative and diversified world class financial services hub.
Press release by the Ministry of Finance