Tag: French Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF)

Regulation
July 24, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

French AMF amends its General Regulation

The French Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) has informed that it amends its General Regulation and publishes an instruction following the entry into force of the new Prospectus Regulation. 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…

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December 19, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

France AMF warns retail traders to avoid FX trading education site iMarketsLive.com

The French regulator AMF (Autorité des marchés financiers) warned against the activities of the company International Markets Live LTD (IMarketsLive), which offers investors, more specifically targeting very young people, including high school students, subscriptions to various training courses and software solutions designed to help investors to trade on the foreign exchange (Forex) market. The company…

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French AMF warns against unauthorized companies proposing atypical investments
November 03, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

French AMF consults on changes to its General Regulation in preparation for MiFID II

The French Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) announced that it is holding a public consultation on changes to Books III and V of its General Regulation, which deal with investment services providers and market infrastructures respectively. This marks the final stage before implementation of the new framework for markets in financial instruments on 3 January…

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Luxembourg and Australia enter agreement on fintech and regtech
October 19, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

AMF and ADGM to promote innovation in financial services in France and the UAE

The French Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) and the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, have signed a cooperation agreement to promote innovation in financial services in France and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The agreement was signed between Mr Robert Ophèle, Chairman of…

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