In-depth Brexit

Brexit: how will it impact market activities?

Published on April 3, 2019

To support financial market players, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers is providing market participants with relevant information published by the European Commission and ESMA in recent months that will help them to pursue their activities in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

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ESMA and EU securities regulators including the Autorité des marchés financiers agree no-deal Brexit MoUs with FCA

Published on February 1, 2019

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and European securities regulators have agreed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of the United Kingdom (UK). The MoUs form part of authorities’ preparations should the UK leave the EU without a withdrawal agreement, the no-deal Brexit scenario. The MoUs will therefore only take effect in the event of a no-deal Brexit scenario. The MoUs are similar to those already concluded on the exchange of information with many third country supervisory authorities.

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Relocation from UK to UE 27 – principles for a consistent approach in authorisation, supervision and enforcement

Published on July 28, 2017

The AMF supports the principles published on 13 July by ESMA in the three sectorial opinions aimed at specifying interpretation of the requirements and so, at fostering consistency in authorisation, supervision and enforcement by national authorities related to the relocation of entities, activities and functions from the United Kingdom.

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Contact: Communication Directorate – Autorité des marches financiers 17 place de la Bourse – 75082 Paris cedex 02