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Sustainable finance: the AMF accompanies asset management companies in their carbon offsetting initiatives

Published on March 18, 2019

As part of its commitment to sustainable finance, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) has published a guide on carbon offsetting by collective investment schemes. The purpose of this guide is to accompany asset management companies that want to provide their investors with information on offsetting greenhouse gas emissions associated with the assets held in their portfolios by cancelling carbon credits.

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MiFID II and the new rules applicable to asset management companies: new update to AMF policy

Published on January 3, 2019

The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (French Financial Markets Authority, or AMF) is continuing to update its policy (instructions, positions and recommendations) to take account of the impact of the legislative and regulatory provisions arising from MiFID II and the creation of separate legal structures for asset management companies (AMCs) and investment firms (IFs). This update also provides an opportunity to provide further clarifications that may be of use to market operators. Three policy documents have been updated and one new instruction has been issued.

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The AMF publishes a guide on the implementation of the obligations of UCITS depositaries

Published on December 21, 2018

The UCITS V Directive specifies the obligations applicable to UCITS depositaries. The AMF is publishing a guide detailing certain aspects of the new system that were the subject of exchanges with the depositaries in the framework of their authorisation or review of their performance specifications.

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Contact: Communication Directorate – Autorité des marches financiers 17 place de la Bourse – 75082 Paris cedex 02