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27/11/2020

IOSCO Annual Meeting and ICSA meetings, 9-18 November 2020

The annual general meeting of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) was replaced by a series of virtual meetings because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The International Council of Securities Associations (ICSA) and ICI Global, an internat...

27/11/2020

Brexit

Share trading obligation and derivatives trading obligation In late October ESMA published a statement clarifying the scope of the EU share trading obligation (STO). It said that trading in a third country of shares with an International Securities Identificat...

27/11/2020

AMF contributions – 2021 Finance Bill

Beginning in 2019 reforms to the system of dues paid to the AMF led to a substantial increase in the contributions applicable to some smaller firms. The AMAFI lobbied for the system to be rebalanced, and the 2021 Finance Bill currently being discussed includes sev...

04/11/2020

Joint message on Consolidated Tape

EFAMA and EFSA welcome the publication of Market Infrastructure Partners' Study on the Creation of an EU Consolidated Tape

30/09/2020

CMU

Webinar and presentation of AMAFI’s CMU report AMAFI teamed up with the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS-ECMI) to stage a webinar on 30 June, the release date for the association’s report (AMAFI / 20-40) on completing capital markets union (...

30/09/2020

AMF guide to commercial documentation

The AMF’s Corporate Finance Division has begun work to convert Position 2013-13 into a guide to marketing materials for structured debt securities, in order to comply with directly applicable European legislation, including MiFID II and PR3. AMAFI was consul...

20/07/2020
03/06/2020

Review of the MiFID II framework

AMAFI responded to the European Commission’s consultation on the review of the MiFID II framework (AMAFI / 20-32). Repeating many of the proposals included in the memo that it released in early 2020 (AMAFI / 20-03), AMAFI pinpointed the issues where adjustme...

29/05/2020

Brexit

With the Covid-19 crisis seemingly doing nothing to shake the United Kingdom’s resolve to leave the European Union on 31 December, talks remain tense, to put it mildly, with limited progress on the financial services sector. Although the European Commission...

29/05/2020

SFTR

Entry into application of the reporting mechanism provided for by European Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (EU) 2015/2365 (SFTR) has been pushed back from 13 April to 13 July 2020 for credit institutions and investment firms (cf. Financial Newsletter N...