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The AMF is closely monitoring the financial crisis linked to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Chairman, the Secretary General, the Executive Committee and the teams are working hard to accompany the financial sector’ professionnals.

We are regularly exchanging with public authorities, industry institutions, international regulators, professional associations and the companies we regulate in order to respond as quickly as possible to emerging needs.

We are aware of the great difficulties you are facing in carrying on your activities under exceptionally complicated and constraining conditions.

In order to help you in the best way during this crisis and to comply with the rules in this very difficult context, we regularly provide you with content to help you to understand the adaptation measures and existing rules.

Do not hesitate to consult this section.

Good courage to all.

Extension of the net short position ban

In the light of the spread of the Coronavirus epidemic and its continuing consequences for the economy and financial market in France, the Autorité des marchés financiers has decided to extend the ban on the creation or increase of net short positions until 18 May 2020.

Listed companies and issuers

Organisation of general meetings, periodic and ongoing disclosure, accounting implications of the coronavirus epidemic on the calculation of expected credit losses: the AMF is listening to you and deciphering for you the adaptation measures and current rules.

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Management companies

In the current context of the sanitary crisis and high market volatility, which calls for special measures in the asset management industry in the interests of unit holders or shareholders in a collective investment undertaking (CIU), the AMF is ready to listen and accompany you.

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Investment services provider

Continuity of your market activities, timing of your reporting, application of the ban on creating and increasing net short positions: the AMF is listening to you and sheds light on its expectations and any eventual deadlines granted.

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Retail investors

How to enforce the ban to create or increase net short positions? How to participate in the next general meetings under the current circumstances? Should we be more vigilant against scams in the current context? The AMF is listening to you and answering your questions.

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Regulator Information

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

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