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The AMF is launching a public consultation on the conditions for implementing squeeze-outs and fairness opinions in the context of public offers

Published on September 16, 2019

The AMF is publishing the findings of the working group on conditions for implementing squeeze-outs and fairness opinions in the context of public offers and is holding a consultation on proposals for changes to its regulations.

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AMF warns the public about an aggressive marketing technique called “boiler room”

Published on September 6, 2019

The AMF warns the public about this fraudulent practice that encourages investors to purchase financial products on the basis of sales pitches unrelated to the real value of the assets in question and with the promise of extremely high price increases. The AMF calls on retail investors to exercise the greatest vigilance.

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First mystery shopping campaigns under MiFID II: the AMF examines the practices of 11 retail banks

Published on September 2, 2019

The AMF has been carrying out mystery shopping since 2011 to assess the conditions under which financial products are marketed, on the basis of the process of assessing of the “customer” profile and needs, as well as the advice provided. One year after the implementation of MIFID II, how are practices progressing?

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Prospectus Regulation: the AMF is conducting a consultation until 30 September 2019 on changes to its doctrine

Published on August 7, 2019

The European Prospectus Regulation and its delegated regulations came into force on 21 July 2019. Consequently, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) is launching a consultation through to 30 September 2019 on the draft modification of its doctrine on the subject and a new recommendation on the financial disclosure of companies via the written press.

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Mandate and functioning of the AMF’s new Climate and Sustainable Finance Commission

Published on July 23, 2019

On 2 July, in a joint release by the French authorities and the financial community, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) announced the creation of a Climate and Sustainable Finance Commission to assist it in carrying out its missions on issues related to sustainable finance. Today, the regulator has clarified the mandate and functioning of this commission, which will contribute to the work carried out in conjunction with the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel (ACPR) to monitor and evaluate the commitments taken by financial institutions in climate matters.

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