The Autorité des Marchés Financiers is launching a public consultation to clarify its policy. The consultation will run until 13 November and aims to assist management companies, issuers of debt securities and their distributors in their communications via social media.
With social media playing an ever greater role in communications, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers wants to help asset management companies and issuers of debt securities hone their use of social media. The AMF is launching a public consultation today to clarify its approach to regulation in this regard, after publishing a recommendation for listed companies on communication in December 2014. The AMF is not looking to create a new framework of rules, but rather to clarify the procedures for applying existing rules.
Main themes to be addressed in the public consultation:
Contributions to this consultation must be sent to the AMF by 13 November 2015, at the following address: directiondelacommunication [at] amf-france.org.
About the AMF
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AMF Communication Directorate - Stéfanie Duschenes - Tel.: +33 (0)1 53 45 60 23 or +33 (0)1 53 45 60 28