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The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) and the Autorité de contrôle prudentiel et de résolution (ACPR) are warning the public against the activities of bil patrimoine and the website www.bil-gestionpatrimoine.com proposing investment services and savings accounts without being authorized to do so

Published on February 23, 2018

Following a number of reports from savers regarding the website www.bil-gestionpatrimoine.com and the entity BIL PATRIMOINE, the AMF and the ACPR are issuing a public warning.

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The AMF publishes the summary of responses to the public consultation on initial coin offerings (ICO)

Published on February 22, 2018

Among the 82 responses made to the Autorité des marchés financiers’ consultation, a large majority of respondents expressed support for setting up an appropriate legal framework for this new type of fundraising. The AMF Board has decided to continue work on definition of a specific legal framework for ICOs.

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The AMF considers that the offer of cryptocurrency derivatives requires authorisation and that it is prohibited to advertise such offer via electronic means

Published on February 22, 2018

Following an analysis of the legal qualification of cryptocurrency derivatives, the AMF has reached the conclusion that platforms which offer these products must abide by the authorisation and business conduct rules, and that these products must not be advertised via electronic means.

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Closer cooperation between the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) and the Agence Nationale de la Sécurité des Systèmes d’Information (ANSSI)

Published on February 19, 2018

In light of the threat to the financial sector, the AMF and ANSSI (the French National Cybersecurity Agency) have agreed to cooperate more closely on the protection of information systems. The joint signature of a letter of intent on Friday, 16 February forms the basis of this cooperation.

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AMF withdraws authorisation for portfolio management company Vendôme Capital Partners

Published on February 12, 2018

Considering the situation of the portfolio management company, the Board of the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) decided to withdraw its authorisation for Vendôme Capital Partners. This withdrawal will take effect on 27 April 2018.

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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