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The AMF set up a Scientific Advisory Board composed of prominent figures from the academic and financial worlds to expand its research and strategic intelligence capabilities. The board presents its work at an annual conference attended by members of the academic and market communities.
The members of the Scientific Advisory Board hold positions in leading universities, business schools and public and private research centres. It has a triple remit:
The Scientific Advisory Board is chaired by Robert Ophèle, chairman of the AMF.
The members of the AMF Scientific Advisory Board, who are appointed by the AMF Board, are:
Luc Arrondel, National Center for Scientific Research and Paris School of Economics
Patrick Artus, Natixis
Raphaëlle Bellando, University of Orléans
Christian de Boissieu, Paris Panthéon Sorbonne University
Marie-Hélène Broihanne, University of Strasbourg
Gunther Capelle-Blancard, Paris Panthéon Sorbonne University
Stéphane Crépey, University of Evry
Fany Declerck, Toulouse School of Economics
Serge Darolles, Paris Dauphine University
Thierry Foucault , HEC
Olivier Garnier, Banque de France
Carole Gresse, Paris Dauphine University
Charles-Albert Lehalle, Capital Fund Management
Patrice Poncet, ESSEC Business School
Thierry Roncalli, Amundi Asset Management
Boris Vallée, Harvard Business School
To help disseminate the Scientific Advisory Board's research, the AMF organises a periodic conference that brings together the financial and academic communities to examine a specific topic. Past conferences have covered the following themes:
● ICOs, crypto-assets: What future? What regulatory framework? (2018).
● Financial Education in the Digital Era: What challenges for savings? (2016).
● Financial Market Infrastructure Resilience (2014)
Since 2015, the AMF has granted an award to a young researcher working on economic and financial topics of concern to the regulator. Topics include the organisation and operation of financial markets, investor information, and protecting savings invested in financial products. The recipient, who will be awarded €5,000, will be selected by the AMF Board with input from the Scientific Advisory Board after candidates have been selected by the Scientific Advisory Board and AMF's departments.