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Appointment of Domitille Dessertine to the Autorité des Marchés Financiers as head of the FinTech, Innovation and Competitiveness division

Published on May 22, 2018

Member of the Regulatory Policy and International Affairs Directorate (DRAI) for the past five years, Domitille Dessertine participated in the creation of the Fintech, Innovation and Competitiveness (FIC) division in May 2016. She has been appointed head of the division, succeeding Franck Guiader, who left the AMF after seven years dedicated to financial regulation, innovation and competitiveness.

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The Autorité des Marchés Financiers publishes its 2017 annual report

Published on May 18, 2018

When addressing the press to present the AMF’s annual report, Chairman Robert Ophèle stressed the need to move quickly towards a more integrated EU27 against the backdrop of Brexit. He also discussed key regulation challenges and the AMF’s response.

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Forex, binary options: the amf has obtained the closure of 138 website addresses in three years

Published on May 4, 2018

The Autorité des marchés financiers has been warning and protecting savers with regard to the dangers of highly-speculative trading for several years now. Its legal action since 2014 to block access in France to illegal websites has resulted in the closure of 138 addresses.

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VIX index and products: the AMF publishes a study on the strong volatility observed on the markets in early February 2018

Published on April 19, 2018

Given the spike in volatility perceived by investors in early February, the AMF is publishing an analysis of the main products concerned and their behaviour during this episode. Broadly speaking, the extent of investment strategies based on volatility calls for a certain vigilance.

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Appointment at the Autorité des marchés financiers of Charlotte Garnier-Peugeot as Head of Communications

Published on April 17, 2018

Charlotte Garnier-Peugeot joined the AMF on 3 April as Head of Communications. She will notably be responsible for supporting AMF in its #Supervision 2022 strategic plan.

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