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The AMF publishes a summary of socially responsible investment practices observed during its thematic inspections

Published on July 15, 2019

As part of its short, thematic “SPOT” (Supervision des Pratiques Opérationnelle et Thématique - operational and thematic supervision of practices) inspections, the AMF examined the socially responsible investment (SRI) systems implemented by five asset management companies (AMCs) and the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. The aim is to ensure that SRI information provided to investors is fair, clear and non-misleading, but also compliant with the investment and management process implemented.

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The AMF launches a study on the impact of the new rules governing research funding introduced by MiFID 2

Published on July 11, 2019

The implementation of MiFID 2 has altered the market economy of research and brings the issue of small caps and mid caps coverage by analysts more sharply into focus. To fine-tune the assessment, the AMF Board has asked Jacqueline Eli-Namer, an AMF Board member, and Thierry Giami, president of the French Society of Financial Analysts (SFAF), to work with financial market stakeholders in order to explore concrete ways of improving the situation.

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Seven regulators publish the fruit of their common approach to data-driven regulation

Published on July 8, 2019

Seven regulators (the Competition Authority, AMF, Arafer, Arcep, CNIL, CRE and CSA) who held a meeting on 24 June 2019, published today a common apprach to data-driven regulation.

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The AMF obtains the sequestration of Systran SAS shares held by the South Korean company LLsolu - Update of press release dated 18 April 2019

Published on July 3, 2019

As part of its remit to protect savings invested in financial instruments, the AMF applied for an injunction against LLsolu to oblige it to fulfil the undertakings that it had made to former shareholders of Systran SA in its public cash offer followed by a squeeze-out.

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Binary options and CFDs: the AMF adopts national intervention measures

Published on July 3, 2019

The AMF has announced the entry into force as of 2 July 2019 of a national intervention measure targeting binary options. Contracts for Differences (CFDs) will be subject to a national restriction measure applicable as of 1st August. These measures are the continuation of those implemented by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) over the past year and mark a new step in protecting investors from the highest-risk products.

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