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09/07/2018

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...

28/05/2018

Conflicts of interest and IPOs

In mid-February, IOSCO published proposed measures on conflicts of interest identified in equity initial public offerings (equity IPOs) and secondary equity offerings. Eight measures were put forward, informed in particular by the new provisions set out by MiFID I...

28/05/2018

PRIIPs : AMAFI and DDV alert the European Commission

PRIIPs has been in application for a number of months now, and it has become apparent that the method used to prepare key information documents (KIDs), as required by European regulations, is leading fairly often to unrealistic or misleading results, particularly...

28/05/2018

ICSA – FSB meeting, Basel, 2 May 2018

The International Council of Securities Associations (ICSA), which has been chaired by Pierre de Lauzun since May 2017, met with the Financial Stability Board (FSB) in early May of this year. As an international forum comprising G20 banking and market supervisors...

28/05/2018

IOSCO Annual Conference, Budapest, 8-10 May 2018

The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) held its 2018 annual conference in Budapest at the start of May. Alongside the public discussions, bilateral meetings between the finance industry and regulators were also organised, as they are each...

06/04/2018

MIFiD 2

Product governance The work of the European Working Group (EWG) bringing together a panel of financial players in Europe, including AMAFI, resumed in early 2018. After several months’ use of the standardised European MiFID Template (EMT) developed in 2017...

06/04/2018

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

Le 21 novembre dernier l’AMAFI avait mis à disposition de ses adhérents le document de questions-réponses (Q&A) explicitant les modalités d’alimentation et d’interprétation des données renseign&eacute...

26/03/2018

Public listing for SMEs

In late 2017 the European Commission launched a consultation on the creation of a proportionate regulatory environment to support SME IPOs. AMAFI stressed the importance of removing certain obstacles to the listing of SMEs, stemming primarily from administrative c...

26/03/2018

PRIIPs

The entry into force of PRIIPs on 1 January 2018 has generated worrying issues for AMAFI’s members, manufacturers and distributors alike. The methodology used to draft KIDs (key information documents) in accordance with the regulation frequently leads to ove...