Representing financial market professionals based in France



ICSA – OECD gathering

The International Council of Securities Associations (ICSA) met with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for the first time in Paris in late September. ICSA’s delegation, led by its chairman, Pierre de Lauzun, held talks with Gre...


Contrat de liquidité

Par sa décision 2018-01 publiée tout début juillet, l’AMF a modifié, au terme de plusieurs mois d’échanges avec l’Association, la pratique de marché admise dans le cadre de laquelle les contrats de liquid...


Brexit – Access to central counterparties

Derivatives perform a critical function by enabling companies and investors to hedge their risks. Right now, though, the only effective clearing solutions for many of these products are located in the United Kingdom. Given this situation and the prospect of a hard...


Prudential treatment of investment firms

In late September, the European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) adopted a report on the prudential treatment of investment firms. The Parliament took into account  several requests made by AMAFI, notably concerning remuner...


European Action Committee

Less than seven months before the UK leaves the EU, marking a change that will redraw Europe’s financial landscape, it is important that AMAFI can engage with European institutions in a manner commensurate with the challenges faced by its members and the wid...


Secondary market in cyber-assets

In recent months, the AMAFI has been actively participating in discussions on issues surrounding cyber-assets. In addition to engaging with the AMF on initial coin offerings (cf. Financial Newsletter No. 34), the association has been talking with the Treasury abou...


MiFIDVision – AMAFI study

As part of work led by the MiFIDVision platform (cf. Financial Newsletter No. 34), AMAFI carried out a study on the coverage of French stocks by investment research firms between end-2005 and end-2017 (AMAFI / 18-52).   Unsurprisingly, the findings poi...


Guide AMAFI-AFG - Commercialisation des produits financiers sur indices ESG

L'AMAFI et l'AFG publient un Guide pour la commercialisation des produits financiers sur indices ESG, mettant ainsi à votre disposition un standard de Place destiné à encadrer la commercialisation des produits financiers ayant pour sou...


Mise à jour du Guide AMAFI Coûts et frais

Le 30 novembre dernier l’AMAFI avait mis à disposition de ses adhérents son Guide de mise en œuvre des obligations MIF 2 d’informations sur les coûts et frais (AMAFI / 17-76).   Suite à la publication par l&r...