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Published on September 12, 2016
Ahead of the application of the new European regulatory framework on markets in financial instruments (MiFID II), the AMF is reflecting on the implementation of new provisions on payment for research used by professionals providing investment advice on an independent basis or portfolio management. The AMF is thus launching a public consultation on this topic that will run until 28 October 2016.
Stress tests are a major part of risk management for asset management companies. Regular stress testing is mandatory under national and European regulations, but the methods used vary according to the investment strategies and assets managed. The AMF has prepared a guide to help asset management companies implement and use stress tests. The consultation period for the guide runs until 30 September 2016.
Study on the barriers to cross-border distribution of investment funds in Europe
While the large number of European passports in asset management shows that this measure is a success, the AMF‘s study highlights that impediments do remain to the distribution of investment funds, and also suggests ways of developing the cross-border offer in Europe and boosting investor confidence.
If you are having a problem with your financial intermediary or a company that issues securities you have invested in, the AMF Ombudsman and her mediation team are on hand to help you settle the problem amicably and in reasonable time.The AMF Ombudsman
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