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Public consultation by the AMF on proposals to update its policy concerning ETFs governed by French law

Published on April 12, 2017

This consultation document covers proposals for updating the AMF's policy regarding French ETFs. The document contains three proposals for adapting and strengthening the framework applicable to French ETFs. Please send feedback by 24 May 2017 to: directiondelacommunication@amf-france.org.

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Outcome of the public consultation on the provision of future performance simulations to investors

Published on April 12, 2017

This document contains a summary of responses received by the AMF in connection with the public consultation on the provision of future performance simulations to investors. It also sets out the AMF’s proposals on this matter.

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Feedback from the public consultation on the new rules for the funding of research by investment firms under MiFID II

Published on February 9, 2017

Given the forthcoming transposition of the revised markets in financial instruments directive (MiFID II) and the Delegated Directive published on 7 April 2016, the AMF launched a public consultation from 12 September to 28 October 2016 to open a dialogue with industry participants and industry representatives on the principles for the operational implementation of the new rules governing the funding of research. This document contains a summary of the responses received. The AMF’s aim was twofold: explain its understanding of the new framework and reconcile this understanding with the operating constraints of the various operators.

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AMF public consultation on corporate finance

Published on January 9, 2017

This consultation document addresses business advisory services in capital structure and mergers and acquisitions, and the opportunity to reshape the regulatory framework. Two options are being proposed. Consultation responses must be submitted by 28 February 2017 to: directiondelacommunication@amf-france.org.

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Public consultation by the AMF on the terms for implementing gates in UCITS and AIFs

Published on December 13, 2016

This consultation paper covers the ability to include redemption gating mechanisms in open-ended funds. It contains proposals to amend the AMF General Regulation and policy on the situations and conditions in which management companies may use such mechanisms. Please send feedback by 30 December 2016 to: directiondelacommunication@amf-france.org.

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AMF public consultation on the provision of future performance simulations to investors

Published on December 1, 2016

This consultation document concerns the practice of supplying future performance simulators to investors. It contains proposals aimed at standardising the applicable rules and good practice among the professionals concerned. Responses should be sent to directiondelacommunication@amf-france.org no later than 20th January 2017.

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Public consultation by the AMF on the new rules for the funding of research by investment firms under MiFID II

Published on September 12, 2016

This consultation paper is published in the context of MiFID II recast, ahead of the implementation of the new provisions on payment for research services used by investment firms providing investment advice on an independent basis or portfolio management. This paper aims at answering the main questions raised by this reform, in particular regarding the equity market. Please send comments by 28 October 2016 to: directiondelacommunication@amf-france.org.

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Public consultation of the AMF on a Guide to the use of stress tests as part of risk management within asset management companies

Published on August 19, 2016

This document is a consultation on the implementation and use of stress tests in the context of risk management in portfolio management companies. This guide aimed at accompanying asset managers is subject to consultation until September 30, 2016. Comments can be sent at the following address : directiondelacommunication@amf-france.org

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AMF public consultation on the abolition of its classification of collective investment schemes

Published on July 1, 2016

This consultation document concerns the elimination of the collective investment scheme (CIS) classification. It defines this French concept, explains its advantages and disadvantages and provides suggestions concerning how to improve the AMF’s policy on the subject. Please send contributions on or before 29 July 2016 to: directiondelacommunication@amf-france.org.

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Result of the public consultation on the ability for investment funds to grant loans

Published on April 1, 2016

This document contains a summary of the responses received following the public consultation on the possibility of investment funds granting loans. It also presents AMF’s proposals on the matter.

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