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News releases AMF: 2019

The AMF obtains the sequestration of Systran SAS shares held by the South Korean company LLsolu

Published on April 18, 2019

As part of its remit to protect savings invested in financial instruments, the AMF applied for an injunction against LLsolu to oblige it to fulfil the undertakings that it had made to former shareholders of Systran SA in its public cash offer followed by a squeeze-out.

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The AMF ombudsman publishes her 2018 annual report

Published on April 18, 2019

Marielle Cohen-Branche, the AMF Ombudsman, has presented her annual report on the past year at a press conference. In addition to presenting the key figures and confirming the efficiency of the system and its acceptance by both retail investors and professionals, it was also an opportunity to give a reminder of the Ombudsman’s core values.

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The Autorité des Marchés Financiers warns the public about the websites www.lascpi.fr and www.scpi-gouv.fr improperly using its name and logo

Published on April 10, 2019

The regulator draws the public's attention to the behaviour of the websites www.lascpi.fr and www.scpi-gouv.fr which are using its name and logo improperly to propose to investors investment simulators and practical guides to investment in real estate investment companies (SCPIs).

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The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) warns the public against the company KUVERA LLC/KUVERA France

Published on April 9, 2019

The AMF is issuing a public warning regarding the activities of KUVERA LLC(1) /KUVERA France, which promotes trading on highly speculative products and more specifically targeting young people.

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Professional certification: the Autorité des Marchés Financiers consults on amendments to its General Regulation and on an Instruction with a view to establishing a common examination base

Published on April 8, 2019

With a view to improving the quality of the examination certified by the AMF, the regulator wants to gather the opinions of all the parties interested in a draft common examination base aiming to pool the sets of questions used by the certified organisations and enrich the examination programme.

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The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) is warning the public against several companies proposing atypical investments without being authorized to do so

Published on April 3, 2019

The AMF is publishing a list of new unauthorized websites offering atypical investments.

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The Autorité des Marchés Financiers steps up its cooperation with the China Securities Regulatory Commission

Published on March 29, 2019

The AMF has announced the signing, during President XI Jinping state visit to France, of a new agreement with the Chinese regulator, with the shared objective of promoting innovation in financial services in France and in China.

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The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) and the Autorité de contrôle prudentiel et de resolution (ACPR) warn the public about a number of unauthorised online investment services in France for derivatives whose underlyings include crypto assets

Published on March 27, 2019

The AMF and the ACPR are publishing a list of new websites and entities offering trading of investments on cryptocurrency derivatives without authorisation in France.

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The Autorité des Marchés Financiers considers options for changing the rules on squeeze-outs and fairness opinions and announces the creation of a working group

Published on March 27, 2019

In the context of the “PACTE” bill (1) that is currently making its way through the French parliament, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) has decided to initiate a discussion on possible changes to the regulations and practices relating to squeeze-outs and independent appraisal (expertise indépendante), with the aim of offering better protection for minority shareholders. As part of this process, a working group co-chaired by Thierry Philipponnat and Patrick Suet, both of whom are AMF Board members, has been set up.

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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 March 27, 2019

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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