News releases AMF: 2016

The AMF has published the results of its consultation on proposed changes to the requirements concerning the chairman’s report on internal control and risk management

Published on February 1, 2016

The public consultation on the information provided in the chairmen’s report on internal control and risk management ended 11 December 2015. The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) has published a summary of the responses contributed by consultation participants and the AMF Board. As the proposed changes would require changes to French law, the AMF has also sent the selected proposals to the Justice Minister and the Finance Minister.

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CSA conducts a survey for the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF): Several hundred thousand people in France may have been the victims of investment scams

Published on January 27, 2016

From investments in fine wines or rare books to speculative online trading, members of the public are increasingly being approached with offers marketed as alternatives to traditional financial investments. The AMF is publishing a survey by CSA that looks at these offers, along with the scams and swindles reported by consumers.

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ELTIF Regulation takes effect: the AMF helps management firms through the authorisation, management and marketing of this new type of fund

Published on January 21, 2016

The regulation authorising the creation of European long-term investment funds (ELTIFs) is applicable since 9th December 2015. The Autorité de Marchés Financiers (AMF) has published a guide to help management firms navigate the new regulation and file for authorisation. The AMF answers the key questions regarding this new European regulation: eligible fund types, authorisation process, management requirements, and content of marketing materials.

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The AMF draws the attention of fund management companies to the fact that the first requirements provided in the European Regulation on transparency of securities financing transactions apply on 12 January 2016

Published on January 7, 2016

Subsequent to its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union, the first requirements provided in the Regulation on transparency of securities financing transactions and of reuse of financial instruments will enter into force on 12 January 2016. The AMF hereby reminds fund management companies of their transparency requirements.

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