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The AMF launches a public consultation on its policy to strengthen the framework for French ETFs

Published on March 24, 2017

The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) wants to update its policy to reflect the rapid growth in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and is submitting three proposed amendments to public consultation. This consultation will remain open for a period of two months and will end on 24 May 2017.

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The AMF, AFG, Treasury and directorate general of labour launch employee savings week, a financial markets initiative aimed at employees and companies

Published on March 23, 2017

Today there are 8.7 million employees enrolled in employee savings schemes, with 10.2 million accounts representing a total of €122.5 billion under management . While 300,000 companies in France offer employee savings schemes through programmes to invest bonuses and profit-sharing in PEE company savings plans and PERCO collective retirement savings plans, far too few employees know about the schemes and take advantage of them. Based on these facts, around 30 market participants are rallying together in a joint communications drive from 27 to 31 March 2017. A website has been created and numerous events will be held, targeting both employees and companies.

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The Autorité des marchés Financiers (AMF) annonces the new composition of the Financial Skills Certification Board

Published on March 8, 2017

The mechanism for verifying the level of knowledge of employees of investment services providers relies on the services of the AMF and the Financial Skills Certification Board. The Certification Board is now under the chairmanship of Bernard Coupez.

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The AMF reports progress on its work following the dissemination of false information concerning Vinci shares

Published on February 23, 2017

The dissemination of a bogus Vinci press release and its impact on the share price on 22 November 2016 prompted the AMF to work with all relevant parties to consider how such incidents might be prevented, or at the very least how their market consequences might be limited.

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ETFs and associated risks: the AMF provides clarification on the French market in exchange-traded funds

Published on February 14, 2017

In recent years, the market in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) has grown rapidly, both in Europe and globally. In a study of the French ETF market, the AMF analyses this growth’s consequences on market liquidity and stability.

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Head of publications: Florence Gaubert, Executive Director of AMF Communication Directorate.
Contact: Communication Directorate – Autorité des marches financiers 17 place de la Bourse – 75082 Paris cedex 02