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Changes to the intermediation in miscellaneous assets system: amendment to the general regulation and publication of a new instruction (DOC-2017-06)

Published on May 18, 2017

Law No. 2016-1691 of 9 December 2016 on transparency, the fight against corruption and the modernisation of economic life (the “Sapin II” law) introduces a change in the system of intermediation in miscellaneous assets, as set out in Article 79. Consequently, the Autorité des marches financiers (AMF) is amending some of the provisions in its General Regulation and publishing a new Instruction.

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AMF consults on changes to its General Regulation ahead of MiFID II

Published on May 10, 2017

As part of the reform of its markets in financial instruments directive, on 7 April 2016 the European Commission adopted a delegated directive that sets out provisions on the safeguarding of financial instruments and funds, product governance and inducements. Ahead of the directive’s transposition into the General Regulation, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) has opened a public consultation that will run until 10 June 2017.

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The AMF publishes a list of issuers who use the services of a primary information provider

Published on April 26, 2017

In order to make it easier for journalists and press agencies to verify sources, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers will provide an indicative list on its website of the primary information providers used by listed companies on the regulated market Euronext Paris.

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AMF Ombudsman publishes her 2016 annual report

Published on April 25, 2017

AMF Ombudsman Marielle Cohen-Branche has presented her latest annual report at a press conference. One year on from her authorisation as a registered public consumer ombudsman, she discussed the highlights of 2016. It was a year of transition for the French mediation sector, marked by a record number of requests.

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The AMF publishes a draft recommendation on the performance simulations offered to investors

Published on April 4, 2017

The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) is publishing a summary of the feedback submitted in response to the public consultation launched in November 2016 on the future performance simulations offered to retail investors. It is also publishing a draft recommendation and best practices for this area.

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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