Persons receiving market soundings

Relevant on February 1, 2017

Programme of operations guide for asset management companies and self-managed collective investments

Applicable from January 12, 2017 to March 14, 2017

The position-recommandation DOC-2012-19 outlines how to complete the sections of the autorization application (including the program of operations) and complementary sheets. In particular it provides specific instructions on the “four eyes” (quatre yeux) rule, access to (information on) the position of the market member, the credit analysis, delegation and outsourcing, the practice of cash pooling (centralised treasury management authorised provided that certain conditions are met) as well as on internal control procedures.

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Guide to the regulatory documents governing collective investments schemes

Applicable from January 12, 2017 to March 14, 2017

This guide details how to draft the key investor information document (KIID) and the prospectus (including Regulations / Articles of Incorporation) for UCITS and non-UCITS (including venture capital funds, employee investment funds and innovation venture capital trusts) and for funds that are accessible to the public.

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Guide to drafting CIS marketing materials and distributing CISs

Relevant on January 12, 2017

This guide outlines the behaviours to be adopted and the bad practice which is prohibited when drafting CIS marketing materials and when distributing CIS (general principles, communication on financial indexes and strategy, etc.). These provisions cover structured funds, index funds, funds using Constant Proportion Portfolio Insurance (CPPI) strategies, SOFICAs, real-estate funds and authorised venture capital funds.

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Questions and answers – Prohibition of marketing communications with regard to the provision of investment services on certain financial derivatives

Relevant on January 10, 2017

Legal information
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