News releases AMF: 2016

The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) issues a public warning against the activities of unauthorized websites offering binary options trading

Published on December 28, 2016

The AMF is publishing a list of new websites offering binary options trading, for which no authorized investment services provider could be clearly identified.

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The Autorité des marchés financiers and the Autorité de contrôle prudentiel et de résolution warn the public against the activities of several websites and entities proposing forex investments without being authorised to do so

Published on December 27, 2016

The AMF and the ACPR are publishing a list of new websites and entities offering investments on the unregulated foreign exchange (Forex) market in France, without authorisation to do so.

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The AMF presents its 2016 young researcher award in economics

Published on December 1, 2016

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 two researchers: Denisa-Georgiana Banulescu, senior lecturer at Université d’Orléans, and Guillaume Vuillemey, assistant professor of Finance at HEC.

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The AMF consults on the conditions for implementing redemption gates on open-end funds

Published on December 1, 2016

The possibility of providing redemption gates, which is currently offered to funds of alternative funds, professional investment funds and real-estate collective investment undertakings, has been extended by a provision of the “Sapin II” bill. It is now up to the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) to determine the cases and conditions under which asset management companies may use these gates. The AMF is thus launching a public consultation on proposals for changes to its general regulation and its policy that will run until 30 December 2016.

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AMF public consultation on offering future performance simulators to private investors

Published on November 24, 2016

As part of their marketing of investment solutions, more and more firms are offering their potential clients the option to perform simulations of their investments’ future performance. However, these instructional tools sometimes generate potentially misleading and/or overly optimistic information. The regulations that apply to the various firms capable of offering such services need to be clarified. Thus, the AMF is launching a public consultation on the topic ending 20 January 2017.

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The consequences of the serious market dysfunction relative to the Vinci share

Published on November 23, 2016

Yesterday, following the circulation of false news releases disseminated by the press agencies, the Vinci share temporarily lost 18% during the day’s trading before making a rapid recovery.

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The AMF assesses the social, societal and environmental responsibility information published by listed companies and publishes its annual report on corporate governance

Published on November 17, 2016

The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) published its third report on social, societal and environmental responsibility (ESR) information disclosed by a sample of listed companies. This report highlights best practices in terms of non-financial information and presents recommendations on the transparency and coherence of the information. The AMF also published its annual report on corporate governance and executive remuneration of listed companies.

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The AMF appoints Matthieu Lucchesi head of Asset Management Regulation within the Regulatory Policy and International Affairs Directorate

Published on November 7, 2016

Matthieu Lucchesi, who was previously deputy head of the Asset Management Regulation Division, has been promoted to head of the division, which is part of the Regulatory Policy and International Affairs Directorate.

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The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) issues a public warning concerning communication from BLUE STONE LTD and companies related to it with respect to diamond investment offers

Published on November 4, 2016

The AMF warns French investors against marketing material issued by BLUE STONE LTD via several web sites proposing offers to invest in diamonds.

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FROG: the AMF and the AFG unveil seven measures to promote the international development of the French asset management industry and turn Paris into a leading financial centre

Published on October 27, 2016

The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) and the Association Française de la Gestion Financière (the French Asset Management Association - AFG) have produced a report on the outcome of the FROG working group’s and on the implementation of its actions to raise the profile and broaden the distribution of French funds abroad.

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