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News releases AMF: 2015

The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) updates the list of unauthorised websites offering binary options trading

Published on September 7, 2015

The AMF is publishing a new updated list of websites offering binary options trading, for which no authorised investment services provider could be clearly identified.

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The AMF publishes a guide on the relevance, consistency, and readability of the financial statements published by listed companies

Published on July 30, 2015

The guide, created by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), aims to support listed companies in preparing their financial statements. It contains tips intended to improve the content and presentation of information, illustrated by examples of good practice. Moreover, it contains the key points in the working method applied by AMF teams when reviewing financial statements.

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The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) is strengthening its policy on the obligations of discretionary portfolio management with respect to retail clients

Published on July 24, 2015

Its policy is being strengthened in order to improve investor protection and the supervision of asset managers' practices with respect to discretionary portfolio management for retail clients. The changes made to position-recommendation DOC-2007-21 in particular concern the resumption of certain principles already applied to collective investment and the addition of items to allow enhanced supervision of mandates invested in unlisted securities.

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The Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution and the Autorité des Marchés Financiers warn the public against the activities of several websites and entities proposing Forex investments without being authorised to do so

Published on July 15, 2015

The Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR) and the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) are publishing a new updated list of websites and entities offering investments on the unregulated foreign exchange (Forex) market in France, without authorisation to do so. This news release is the thirteenth warning issued by the AMF and ACPR since 7 July 2011 (*).

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The Autorités des Marchés Financiers publishes its 2015 edition of Risk and Trend Mapping for the Financial Markets and Savings

Published on July 9, 2015

The financing of the economy, market organisation and intermediation, household savings and collective investment: in mid-2015 the AMF is drawing up a picture of main risks, among which are those linked to low interest rates and the schedule for the normalisation of monetary policy by the European Central Bank, as well as the possibility of sharp fluctuations in market liquidity conditions.

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The Autorité des Marchés Financier (AMF) publishes its policy on the disposal and acquisition of major assets

Published on June 30, 2015

After reviewing the advisability of a more organised procedure to supervise major asset disposals and acquisitions by listed companies, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) advocates prior consultation with shareholders in certain conditions. It also clarifies its expectations in terms of disclosing information to the market.

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The Autorité des Marchés Financiers launches a public consultation on the amendments to be made to its General Regulation following transposition of the revised Transparency Directive

Published on June 11, 2015

The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) is launching a public consultation on certain amendments to Book II of its General Regulation concerning issuers and financial information due to the transposition of certain provisions of the revised Transparency Directive (2013/50/EU). The results are expected by 15 July 2015.

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Assurance Banque Épargne, the ACPR-AMF Joint Unit publishes its 2014 annual report

Published on June 10, 2015

After five years of operations, the Joint Unit between the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR, the French banking and insurance sectors' supervisor) and the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) is continuing its task of protecting retail investors in the banking, insurance and financial services sectors. At a press conference which took place today, Oliver Fliche, Joint Unit coordinator and Head of Business Practices Supervision at the APCR and Natalie Lemaire, Executive Director of Retail Investor Relations at the AMF, commented on the highlights of the past year and on the outlook for 2015.

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The appointment by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) of Stéphane Gallon to the position of Chief Economist and Head of the Analysis, Strategy and Risks Division

Published on June 2, 2015

Stéphane Gallon has been appointed Chief Economist and Head of the Analysis, Strategy and Risk Division within the Regulatory Policy and International Affairs Directorate.

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The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) issues a public warning against the activities of 14 unauthorised websites and operators

Published on May 28, 2015

Following questions and testimonies from French consumers, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) draws the public’s attention to the activities of 14 websites and operators that are not authorised to provide investment services on French territory.

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