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The AMF publishes its recommendations for 2017 financial statements

Published on December 15, 2017

As it does every year, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) is publishing its accounting recommendations on the preparation of annual financial statements (DOC-2017-09). These recommendations, which aim to inform and guide companies and their audit committees and statutory auditors, follow and supplement the European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA) priorities at European level. They also include information on the AMF's review of companies’ annual financial statements.

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Entry into force on 20 July 2017 of certain provisions of the Prospectus regulation: information from the AMF for companies listed on a regulated market

Published on August 30, 2017

The new Regulation (EU) n°2017/1129 on prospectuses amends the conditions to be obeyed for an issuer to be exempted from the obligation to produce an admission prospectus. A 20% threshold has now been introduced. The AMF présents these new provisions and their conditions.

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French and European “say on pay” regimes

Published on May 3, 2017

Over the last decade, the remuneration of listed company directors has been hotly disputed in Europe. In the UK, shareholders of many companies have made clear their opposition to high pays for directors that have presided over significant losses. In Germany, institutional investors and shareholders have made similar criticisms of what they see as a flawed system. Similar complaints have been registered in several EU Member States, including France and the Netherlands.

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