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The AMF amends its General Regulation and publishes an instruction following the entry into force of the new Prospectus Regulation

Published on July 20, 2018

The national threshold above which a securities offering requires a prospectus has been raised to EUR 8 million. The implementation of this threshold on 21 July 2018 also introduces a requirement to prepare an information document when public offerings of unlisted securities fall below this threshold.

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Nathalie Beaudemoulin appointed Coordinator for ACPR-AMF Joint Unit

Published on July 20, 2018

Nathalie Beaudemoulin, henceforth responsible for coordinating the Joint Unit tasked with the business practices watch and supervision missions of the two authorities, succeeds Claire Castanet, Head of Investor Relations at the AMF and Coordinator since 2016 (1).

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The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) is warning the public against the activity of AGRONOMIX and its French subsidiary AGRONOMIX FRANCE

Published on July 11, 2018

The AGRONOMIX Group, via its French subsidiary AGRONOMIX FRANCE (www.agronomix-france.fr) offers French investors the opportunity to finance agricultural activities in Ivory Coast with unrealistic rates of return over 200% after 6 months and 2 weeks.

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Alexandre Neyret appointed Deputy Head of the AMF’s Investigation Division

Published on July 10, 2018

Alexandre Neyret has been appointed Deputy Head of the AMF’s Investigation Division. He will also be in charge of cybercrime related subjects.

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Marketing of financial instruments: the AMF publishes the summary of the good and bad practices observed during its inspections

Published on July 10, 2018

Between the end of 2016 and the end of 2017 the Autorité des Marchés Financiers conducted a series of inspections relating to the marketing of various financial instruments among a population of an advanced age. Armed with its observations, it draws up an inventory of practices and issues reminders of the applicable rules.

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The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) and the Autorité de contrôle prudentiel et de résolution (ACPR) would like to warn the public about a number of unauthorised online investment services in France for derivatives whose underlyings include crypto assets.

Published on July 5, 2018

On 22 February 2018, the AMF published an analysis on its website concluding that crypto derivatives may be legally considered financial contracts. As such, the AMF and the ACPR have decided to jointly publish a blacklist with the websites that offer crypto derivatives without authorisation in France.

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The AMF publishes its 2018 markets and risk outlook

Published on July 5, 2018

At a time when the economic environment could be less supportive (threat of an interest rate snap back, excessive debt, trade wars, or the vulnerability of certain emerging countries), the number one risk identified by the regulator halfway through 2018 remains a sharp correction in financial asset prices. Looking ahead, the analysis highlights a number of uncertainties on how the markets will function after the March 2019 Brexit deadline or following structural changes due to the implementation of new regulations.

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Closet index funds: The AMF proposes an alternative approach to those currently used in Europe

Published on July 3, 2018

The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) analysed nearly 800 French funds using a method based on fund return and market data, which enables more funds to be examined than was previously possible. This approach does not relieve the regulator of carrying out an in-depth individual analysis of the funds flagged as least active in the sample.

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AMF establishes liquidity contracts on shares as an accepted market practice

Published on July 2, 2018

The Autorité des marchés financiers has decided to establish an accepted market practice for liquidity contracts on shares taking into account the opinion provided by ESMA on 11 April 2018. In effect from 1 January 2019, this practice will be reviewed after a two-year period.

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The Autorité des marchés financiers warns the public about cases of the fraudulent use of its name and contact details by a certain Stéphane Delaplace

Published on July 2, 2018

Savers have reported to the AMF that they have received messages asking them to contact a certain Stéphane Delaplace, who claims he is the head of a regulatory division of the AMF investigating a trading platform, https://www.union-crypto.com/.

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