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News releases AMF: 2014

AMF launches public consultation on amendments to takeover bid rules in Book II of the General Regulation

Published on May 21, 2014

The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) has put out to public consultation a set of amendments to the rules on takeover bids in Book II of its General Regulation.

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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 May 2, 2014

The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) and the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR) are publishing a new updated list of websites and entities offering investments on the unregulated foreign exchange (Forex) market in France, without authorisation to do so. This news release is the eighth warning issued by the AMF and ACPR since 7 July 2011(*). Information in this press release is no longer up-to-date.

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Sébastien Bonfils appointed Deputy Executive Director for Legal Affairs at the Autorité des Marchés Financiers

Published on April 9, 2014

Sébastien Bonfils, currently Head of the Legal Expertise, Operational Policy and Complex Management Division in the Asset Management Directorate (DGA), has been appointed Deputy Executive Director of the Legal Affairs Directorate (DAJ) as of 1st April 2014.

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The AMF publishes the second edition of its guide to voting at general meetings for individual shareholders

Published on April 8, 2014

The season for listed companies' annual general meetings is fast approaching. The AMF is keen to develop public information and educational support for individual shareholders, and is now publishing the second edition of its practical guide to voting at general meetings.

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The AMF asks Altice/Numericable, Bouygues and Vivendi to observe financial disclosure rules

Published on April 3, 2014

Announcing an appointment in the AMF Communication Directorate

Published on March 21, 2014

Caroline Leau has been appointed as head of communications for issues relating to investor protection and mediation at the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF).

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The Autorité des Marchés Financiers warns the public against pyramid scheme investment offers

Published on March 17, 2014

The AMF warns the public against investment offers promising exceptional yields and based, either visibly or otherwise, on setting up a system of recruitment, membership and enrolling other members. Although they may appear most attractive, these offers promise unrealistically high gains. They generally conceal genuine fraud, in some cases for money laundering purposes, and in most cases result in the loss of the initial outlay by the investor.

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AMF launches an IPO working group

Published on March 13, 2014

Among the key objectives of its 2013-2016 Strategic Plan, the AMF seeks to keep abreast of changes in the financing of economic activity and to involve stakeholders in making Paris a dynamic financial marketplace. With this in mind, and given the increase in the number of initial public offerings (IPOs), a working group has been set up to examine the prevailing regulatory environment in France, especially in comparison with other European countries.

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The AMF urges companies to be on their guard against a transfer order scam

Published on March 6, 2014

After issuing an initial news release on this subject in September 2013, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) is again calling on companies to be on their guard against scams targeting them. Scammers are fraudulently using the names of the company chairperson and the AMF to demand payments relating to a fake takeover bid.

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Completion of AIFMD transposition: the AMF has modified Books III and IV of its General Regulation

Published on February 26, 2014

As part of the completion of the transposition of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), the AMF has modified the books of its General Regulation concerning services providers and collective investment schemes. The minister of finance approved the new measures by a ministerial approval order dated 11 December 2013 and published in the Official Journal of the French Republic on 20 December 2013 and by a ministerial approval order dated 11 February 2014 and published in the Official Journal of the French Republic Official Journal on 20 February 2014.

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Contact: Communication Directorate – Autorité des marches financiers 17 place de la Bourse – 75082 Paris cedex 02