Representing financial market professionals based in France



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 :


Guide AMAFI-FBF de mise en oeuvre des procédures de déclaration de soupçon d'abus de marché

Le Guide a été publié pour la 1ère fois en 2005, a été mis à jour compte tenu du règlement européen 596/2014 du 16 avril 2014 sur les abus de marché, dit « MAR »


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

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


Pierre de Lauzun elected Chair of ICSA

Pierre de Lauzun, AMAFI Chief Executive, has been elected Chair of the International Council of Securities Associations, ICSA. The Annual General Meeting of ICSA was held in Mexico City from May 21-23.


European supervisory framework

The European Commission began a consultation in mid-March on reforming the framework for the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs): ESMA (securities and markets), EBA (banks) and EIOPA (insurance). Given the activities of its membership, AMAFI focused its res...



AMAFI met with AMF representatives to talk about international securities identification numbers (ISINs) for financial instruments and the concept of "traded on a trading venue" (TOTV), following positions adopted by the ESMA Board of Supervisors on 29 M...


Reforming France's independent authorities

AMAFI published a briefing paper (AMAFI / 17-34) on reforms to France's independent administrative authorities (AAIs) and independent public authorities (APIs) resulting from measures introduced by Act No. 2017-55 of 20 January 2017. In addition to briefly rev...


Abus de marché

L’AMAFI a mis à jour début février (AMAFI / 17-13) son document de questions-réponses sur le dispositif Abus de marché (MAR) dont la première version a été publiée en juin 2016 (AMAFI / 16-29)....



AMAFI continues to keep a close watch on the work being done at European level to adopt a new Prospectus Regulation, one of the first concrete measures in the CMU project. While the regulation is expected to be definitively adopted following trialogue discussio...