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Critical benchmarks: the AMF encourages French users to prepare for transition to new risk-free rates

Published on December 18, 2019

Following the implementation of the Benchmark Regulation (BMR) and the recommendations of the Financial Stability Board, some major interbank market benchmarks are expected to disappear in the coming years. Users must now prepare the various steps necessary for a gradual transition to alternative benchmarks.

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The AMF publishes its new guidelines on the prevention of money laundering and the financing of terrorism

Published on December 16, 2019

Combating money laundering and financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) is one of the AMF’s key supervisory priorities in 2019. This year, the AMF has conducted a full recast of its AML/CFT policy and has published the new guidelines relating to the risk-based approach, obligations of vigilance with respect to clients and their beneficiaries, the concept of politically exposed persons and the obligation to report suspicions to TRACFIN.

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Financial investment advisors: update of the policy with regards to suitability requirements

Published on December 13, 2019

The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) has updated its policy relating to financial investment advisors (FIA).

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