Aggregated News From Investment Management Regulators

France

AMF Chair: Proposal to appoint Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani

Yesterday, the President of the Republic put forward the name of Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani to chair the AMF.

Findings of studies conducted on the readibility of information documents

The Autorité des Marchés Financiers set up in 2018 a monitoring of retail investors’ perceptions of the clarity of the regulatory documents.

AMF and ACPR announce the withdrawal of BYKEPS SAS’s registration as a DASP

The company BYKEP SAS was registered as a DASP by the AMF, after receiving a positive opinion from the ACPR, on 18 February 2021, for the activities of custody of digital assets and buying or selling

Alert in the event of a 10% fall in the value of a leveraged financial instrument: an obligation for the intermediary

The facts Mr X is a holder of leverage certificates[1] and states that he has incurred a capital loss resulting from early redemption of th

The AMF creates a working group on equity savings plans (PEAs)

The AMF Board has decided to look into the difficulties encountered by some retail investors in using their equity savings plans (PEAs).

Call for candidates: renewal of the members of the Climate and Sustainable Finance Commission

As the first term of office of the Climate and Sustainable Finance Commission (CCFD) expires mid-October 2022, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) is launching a call for candidates for its re

The AMF calls for vigilance against fraudulent sites usurping its name

The AMF has noted the recent creation of several internet domain names using the AMF acronym.

The AMF urges market participants to notify it of any anomalies found in net short position notifications

The European Regulation on short selling, which came into force on 1 November 2012, introduced transparency obligations for accumulated net short positions.

The AMF publishes a summary of its SPOT inspections on simple, transparent and standardised securitisation

The AMF examined compliance with these specific labelling and reporting requirements in a new series of short thematic inspections of industry practices involving five investment service providers.

Summary of SPOT inspections on simple, transparent and standardised (STS) securitisation

In accordance with the supervision priorities of the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) for 2021, a series of short thematic “SPOT” inspections relating to simple, transparent and standardised se

Sustainability requirements in the distribution of financial instruments: update on upcoming legislation and its implementation dates

On 2 August 2022, Delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/1253 comes into force, amending the MiFID II framework by introducing sustainability preferences.

The AMF informs the public of the partial suspension by the CySEC of VPR Safe Financial Group Limited’s authorisation to operate in France

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) issued on August 3, 2022 a decision to partially suspend the authorisation of the investment firm VPR Safe Financial Group Limited to exercise a

Regulator Information

Regulator Name: Financial Markets Authority
Abbreviation: AMF
Jurisdiction: France

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