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The AMF adopts its action plan to promote investment research

Published on January 27, 2020

The AMF is planning to clarify its policy and support certain adjustments at the European level as part of the targeted review of MiFID II. These concern the regulation of issuer-paid analysis, pricing, proportionality, third-party research and ESG research.

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Retirement savings: a concern for 71% of French people

Published on January 22, 2020

The Autorité des marchés financiers publishes the findings of its annual study on the attitudes and opinions of French retail investors regarding financial products. It turns out that retirement savings are one of the priorities of the French when they save money. Real estate is their preferred investment. Interest in equities remains limited.

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The AMF publishes a study assessing its action regarding the complexity of structured products

Published on January 15, 2020

The study measures the impact of a policy published jointly with the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR) in 2010 and updated in 2016 which has the objective of limiting the complexity of structured products offered to the public in France. It concludes that the guidance has a positive effect, but this is partially offset by an increase in the number of scenarios provided for in the payoff formula of the product.

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The Autorité des Marchés Financiers unveils its priorities for 2020

Published on January 8, 2020

During his New Year address to the press, AMF Chairman Robert Ophèle presented the regulator’s priorities for action and supervision for 2020. As the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union, the AMF is working to make financial markets more efficient, better integrated and more attractive.

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The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) is warning the public against several companies proposing atypical investments without being authorized to do so

Published on December 20, 2019

The AMF is publishing a list of new unauthorized websites offering atypical investments.

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