Regulatory Agency Sites
The Autorité luxembourgeoise indépendante de l’audiovisuel (ALIA) is responsible for the regulation of audiovisual media in Luxembourg. They closely monitor the programs to ensure the protection of minors from inappropriate or offensive material. The ALIA mediates also monitors compliance with advertising regulations. The website contains legislation, news, and an avenue for complaints. Some features on the site are only available in French.
The Luxembourg Institute of Regulation (ILR) is responsible for regulating previously monopolized sectors including electronic communications, electricity, radio frequencies, postal services, natural gas, rail, and airports. The ILR also acts as a mediator for disputes among industries and complaints by consumers. The site contains annual reports, brochures, and publications. This website is only available in French.
The Financial Sector Surveillance Commission (CSSF) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Financial Services Industry in Luxembourg. This site includes laws, regulations, and statistics sorted by sector as well as circulars, press releases, annual reports, and publications. The CSSF website also provides information about the composition of the European System of Financial Supervision and information for consumers.
Luxembourg's Ministry of Health studies public health problems, advises public authorities and communities on health issues, ensures compliance with legal and regulatory provisions, and takes necessary emergency measures to protect the public's health. The ministry also collaborates on national and international levels to develop and implement health policies. The site explains the healthcare system in Luxembourg regarding its departments, services, and financing. It also provides information about diseases, prevention methods, health occupations, and the rights of citizens. Resources are only available in French.
This publication of Enterprise Ireland, A Guide to Doing Business in the Benelux Countries, discusses business opportunities in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. The publication includes information on the countries' business cultures and practices, explanations on how to network and do market research, information on tax and legal issues, analyses of growth sectors, and advice on successfully operating a business in the Benelux market. This resource opens in PDF.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Luxembourg (AMCHAM) is an organization dedicated to promoting business relations between the United States and Luxembourg while also enhancing cross-cultural understanding. The website contains descriptions of the AMCHAM's different committees, includes publications, news reports, and articles regarding business in Luxembourg, and provides resources to learn the languages of Luxembourg. There is also a page of links to outside resources for media partners, government, education, and internship programs.
The Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce website provides analyses, studies, surveys, and other general information about Luxembourg's economy, investment market, and international affairs. The site also includes legislation, publications, newsletters, and press releases. The Chamber of Commerce produces an informational magazine called the Merkur that can be subscribed to in PDF. Resources are in French, but limited English and German versions of the site are available.
The Guichet is an administrative guide to the state of Luxembourg that is run by the Grand Duché. The site includes citizens and business portals. The citizens portal contains information about a range of public issues including taxes, employment, education, health, and housing. The business portal provides information for businesses about topics such as development, financing, trade, taxes, and the international market.