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The AMF’s Scientific Advisory Board dedicated a session to market microstructure on Jan 18th 2019

Published on April 17, 2019

Selma Boussetta (Bordeaux University, winner of the 2018 AMF Young researcher award) presented her ongoing research on the role of pre-opening mechanisms in fragmented markets – a joint study with Laurence Lescourret (ESSEC) and Sophie Moinas (TSE). Moreover, Charles-Albert Lehalle (Capital Fund Management and Imperial College) presented a summary of his recent works on transaction costs and their impact on investors.

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EMIR Refit: central clearing obligation rules are changing

Published on April 1, 2019

The central clearing obligation, a key provision of the EMIR Regulation on OTC derivatives, has been implemented gradually since 21 June 2016. With the technical review of the European text (EMIR Refit), the scope of this obligation is changing. The AMF encourages all financial and non-financial counterparties to familiarise themselves with the steps to follow when the EMIR Refit enters into force.

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The AMF publishes a study on the "aggressive" orders of market participants

Published on March 25, 2019

Liquidity consumption, price impact, trader typology, strategies employed: the AMF proposes an in-depth analysis of the "aggressive" activity of the various market participants on CAC 40 shares traded on Euronext Paris, highlighting in particular the specific features of high-frequency traders.

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