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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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The AMF notes ESMA’s negative opinion concerning the project to introduce a new accepted market practice governing liquidity contracts

Published on April 16, 2018

The European Securities and Market Authority (ESMA) issued a negative opinion on the AMF’s project related to an accepted market practice on liquidity contracts. The AMF regrets the negative nature of this opinion and will duly consider how to follow it up.

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AMF ombudsman publishes her 2017 annual report

Published on April 12, 2018

AMF Ombudsman Marielle Cohen-Branche has presented her latest annual report at a press conference. Although the number of cases received fell for the first time in five years, 2017 was again marked by strong acceptance of recommendations made, and the mediation process generally, among retail as well as professional investors.

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The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) is warning the public against the activities of the website

Published on April 4, 2018

The AMF is issuing a public warning regarding the activities of the website, proposing savers to invest in various projects and pretending to be a crowdfunding advisor (CIP) – or about to be registered.

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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