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Japan and France sign Cooperation Frameworks regarding Innovation

Published on November 19, 2018

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has signed two cooperation frameworks, respectively with the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) and the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR) of France to promote innovation in their respective markets. This will lead to increased exchanges regarding innovative trends, regulatory issues and any other relevant information pertaining to innovation in the financial sector. These cooperation frameworks also include referral mechanisms for financial innovators which will therefore facilitate their entry into French or Japanese markets.

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The AMF publishes an analysis on the trends of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

Published on November 14, 2018

On the occasion of the 2018 Annual Conference and following the launch of the UNICORN (1) programme one year earlier which accompanies fundraising initiatives based on cryptocurrencies, the AMF publishes a study on ICOs both in France and globally. This study is based on two main parts: the analysis of French projects based on lessons learned from meetings organized in the framework of this programme and the results of a questionnaire as well as the analysis of the global market.

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The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) is warning the public against the activities of ECI Luxembourg and the website www.eci-luxembourg proposing investment services without being authorized to do so

Published on November 9, 2018

Following a number of reports from savers regarding the entity ECI Luxembourg and the website www.eci-luxembourg, the AMF is issuing a public warning.

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The AMF presents its 2018 Young Researcher Award in economics

Published on November 8, 2018

The AMF launched the Young Researcher Award in 2015 with the aim of supporting academic research on topics related to regulation and the financial markets. This year the award is being presented to Selma Boussetta, Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Bordeaux.

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Marielle Cohen-Branche is reappointed as AMF Ombudsman for a further three-year term

Published on November 7, 2018

After consultation with the Board and on appointment by AMF Chairman Robert Ophèle, Marielle Cohen-Branche will start her third term as Ombudsman on 12 November 2018.

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