Representing financial market professionals based in France



AMAFI in Washington, 28 and 29 June 2017

Once again this year, AMAFI organised a series of meetings in Washington on behalf of the European Forum of Securities Associations (EFSA). Meetings were held with various US and international financial institutions and authorities, including the US Treasury, Cong...



In July, European institutions published two documents on the PRIIPs framework. The European Commission released guidelines providing Level 1 clarification, while the European Supervisory Authorities published a Q&A to specify some of the provisions contained...



Acting chiefly through its Corporate Finance Committee, AMAFI is keeping close tabs on work being done to revise the Prospectus Directive. Following a legislative process that resulted in the publication in June of the new Prospectus Regulation, some of whose prov...


Prudential treatment of investment firms

At the end of July, AMAFI sent the European Banking Authority (EBA) a position paper (AMAFI / 17-54) on the new prudential regime for investment firms. It was responding to a presentation made by EBA at a public hearing in late July at which the authority describe...


Market abuse

On 16 June, AMAFI published an update of the AMAFI-FBF guide to systems to prevent market abuse (AMAFI / 17-40), which incorporates the new framework established by the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR). The update, which was led by a specially created group within th...


MIF 2 – Gouvernance Produit & Marché Cible – Publication de l'European MiFID Template (EMT)

L’AMAFI met à la disposition de ses adhérents l’European MiFID Template (EMT), un fichier d’échanges de données standardisées requises dans le cadre de MIF 2. Ce document est le fruit de travaux menés par...


MIFID 2 - 4 july 2017

On July 4, AMAFI organised a conference on MIFiD 2 : six months before its entry into force   For further information contact :


AMAFI-FBF Guide - Systems to prevent market abuse

AMAFI is pleased to anounce that its last update of AMAFI – FBF Guide « systems to prevent market abuse » is now available in english.  This version is the fourth update of the Guide and seeks in particular to capture changes...


"Evaluating the impact of financial reforms" by Pierre de Lauzun

See  the op-ed published on the public forum area of les