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The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) is warning the public against several companies proposing atypical investments without being authorized to do so

Published on June 18, 2018

The AMF is publishing a list of new unauthorized websites offering atypical investments.

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The AMF publishes a study of macro stress tests for the markets and the asset management industry

Published on June 13, 2018

Methodology, governance, data, modelling of interactions between supervised institutions: the Autorité des marchés financiers proposes a review of macro stress tests carried out by authorities in the field of asset management and possible ways to improve their development for the future.

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The AMF is consulting on amendments to its General Regulation and an instruction with a view to application of the new Prospectus Regulation

Published on June 6, 2018

Anticipating that the national threshold below which an offer of securities does not require production of a European prospectus will be raised to €8 million, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers proposes amendments to Book II of its General Regulation, on issuances and financial information, and a new instruction on the information document to be produced under this threshold for offers to the public conducted in France.

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AMF warns the public about aggressive “boiler room” direct marketing

Published on June 1, 2018

The AMF is warning the public about this fraudulent practice that encourages investors to purchase financial products on the basis of sales pitches incommensurate with the real value of the assets in question and with the promise of extremely high price increases. The AMF is calling on retail investors to exercise the greatest vigilance

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The Joint Unit of the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR) and the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) publishes its 2017 annual report

Published on May 30, 2018

Since 2010, the Joint Unit of the ACPR and the AMF has fulfilled its role of protecting customers in the banking, insurance and financial services sectors. At a press conference held today, Claire Castanet, Joint Unit coordinator and Executive Director of Retail Investor Relations at the AMF, and Olivier Fliche, Head of Business Practices Supervision at the ACPR, reviewed the past year and looked at the key highlights.

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