In-depth Markets

Liquidity contracts - notice setting out the reasons for the AMF's decision

Published on July 2, 2018

The AMF has decided to establish an accepted market practice for liquidity contracts on shares. This practice is subject to a notice setting out the reasons according to the Market Abuse Regulation.

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A future European crowdfunding framework

Published on June 6, 2018

On March 8th, 2018, the European Commission published a proposal for a regulation “on European crowdfunding service providers for business”. The AMF welcomes the European Commission’s initiative to create a European legislative framework for crowdfunding, with some adjustments.

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Analysis of the legal qualification of cryptocurrency derivatives

Published on March 23, 2018

The AMF has carried out a legal analysis of cryptocurrency derivatives. The process of reasoning is twofold: on the one hand, to determine the legal qualification of the notion of “derivative” in the context of cryptocurrency derivatives and on the other, to consider whether a cryptocurrency could be legally regarded as an eligible underlying.

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