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The AMF Scientific Advisory Board dedicated its meeting of 5 October to the impact of news announcements and social media on the valuation of financial assets

Published on February 11, 2019

At the meeting of the AMF Scientific Advisory Board on 5 October 2018 Thierry Foucault presented an article on the possible impact of the uncertainty surrounding American employment announcements (uncertainty being measured by the corresponding demand for information) on the price of United States sovereign debt securities. Gunther Capelle-Blancard, meanwhile, presented a working document drafted by one of his colleagues (Thomas Renault) on market manipulation, social media and fake news, along with the preliminary findings from a joint study extending from that initial article.

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Liquidity contracts - notice setting out the reasons for the AMF's decision

Published on July 2, 2018

The AMF has decided to establish an accepted market practice for liquidity contracts on shares. This practice is subject to a notice setting out the reasons according to the Market Abuse Regulation.

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A future European crowdfunding framework

Published on June 6, 2018

On March 8th, 2018, the European Commission published a proposal for a regulation “on European crowdfunding service providers for business”. The AMF welcomes the European Commission’s initiative to create a European legislative framework for crowdfunding, with some adjustments.

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