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The AMF publishes a study on the characteristics of Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) managed by French management companies: exposure, liquidity risk and leverage employed

Published on January 23, 2019

Based on the declarations made pursuant to the Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFM), the AMF provides an insight for the first time into the market of AIFs that are subject to reporting in France. There are 5,168 such AIFs, representing €688 billion in net assets at the end of 2017 and €915 billion in exposure.

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The Autorité des marchés financiers unveils its priorities for 2019

Published on January 11, 2019

During his New Year address to the press, AMF Chairman Robert Ophèle issued a wake-up call for greater European integration in the run-up to Brexit and the European elections, in order to ensure a strong and competitive Capital Markets Union.

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The AMF publishes a summary of its thematic inspections of the valuation of unlisted holdings in private equity management companies

Published on December 21, 2018

Beginning in April 2018, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers carried out a series of five “SPOT” (Supervision des Pratiques Opérationnelle et Thématique - operational and thematic supervision of practices) inspections, focusing on the valuation of unlisted holdings by private equity management companies. Based on its observations, in addition to the knowledge accumulated over the course of past inspections, it has prepared an assessment of practices identified and reminders of the rules to be applied.

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The Autorité des marchés financiers announces the appointment of Philippe Sourlas as Managing Director in charge of the Asset Management Directorate

Published on December 20, 2018

Philippe Sourlas will take up the post of Managing Director in charge of the Asset Management Directorate on 7 January 2019. He thus succeeds Xavier Parain, who will leave the AMF at the start of the year, after devoting close to eight years to asset management company regulation.

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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 14, 2018

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

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