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AMF and SFC sign MoU on France-Hong Kong Mutual Recognition of Funds

Published on July 10, 2017

The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) and the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on France-Hong Kong Mutual Recognition of Funds (MRF), which will allow eligible French UCITS funds and Hong Kong public funds to be distributed to retail investors in each other’s market through a streamlined authorization process.

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The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) warns the public against the activities of engaging in unauthorized investment services

Published on July 5, 2017

The validity and reliability of the investment services offered by appears to be uncertain.

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The AMF publishes its 2017 Risk Outlook

Published on July 3, 2017

The AMF is publishing its report on the main risks to markets, savings, collective investments and financing of the economy. Released at the mid-point of the year, the mapping highlights the risks of a swift increase in interest rates, asset repricing and weakening of international coordination in financial market regulation.

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The AMF is holding a consultation on application of the pre- and post-trade transparency mechanisms provided for under MiFID 2, the new framework for markets in financial instruments

Published on June 30, 2017

Europe’s Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR) introduces transparency requirements for buying and selling interests on trading venues and for the terms of executed transactions. The regulation also provides for a number of possible waivers to these rules. The AMF is holding a public consultation on implementing these waivers in France.

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The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) issues a public warning against the activities of unauthorized websites offering binary options

Published on June 29, 2017

The AMF is publishing a list of new websites offering binary options trading, for which no authorized investment services provider could be clearly identified.

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Head of publications: Florence Gaubert, Executive Director of AMF Communication Directorate.
Contact: Communication Directorate – Autorité des marches financiers 17 place de la Bourse – 75082 Paris cedex 02