Representing financial market professionals based in France



Joint Statement on Consolidated Tape and Market Data Costs

The Appropriate Construction of and Conditions for the usage of a Consolidated Tape


ESMA issues a negative opinion on the AMF’s AMP on Liquidity Contracts

Writing in a press release, AMAFI expressed disappointment at the negative opinion recently published by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) on amendments notified by the French securities regulator (AMF) to the Accepted Market Practice (AMP) on l...


SPACs - Europlace working group on the attractiveness of the Paris financial centre

AMAFI is part of the Paris Europlace working group on the attractiveness of the Paris financial centre, whose aim is to talk about the main regulatory, legal and tax obstacles that interfere with the centre’s appeal. Special purpose acquisition companies (SP...


CMU – European Supervisory Authorities

As part of the Capital Markets Union (CMU) reboot, the European Commission launched a consultation on supervisory convergence and the single rulebook with a view to learning the initial lessons from the review of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) conduct...


MIF 2 - Protection des investisseurs

Retrouvez les propositions de l’AMAFI pour la révision de MIF 2 sur les aspects Protection des investisseurs dans la note AMAFI / 21-35  


Prudential regime for investment firms

Entry into application As our feature article shows (p 2), implementing Europe’s new regime for investment firms, which comprises the Investment Firms Regulation (IFR) and the Investment Firms Directive (IFD), is a major project for AMAFI. The association...


ICSA interim meeting, 10 February 2021

The International Council of Securities Associations (ICSA) met in mid-February with Paul Andrews, Secretary General of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), to discuss IOSCO’s work programme for 2021 and 2022 (link). The meeting...


Anti-money laundering

Annex to ACPR guidelines The ACPR has finalised and published the Annex on market transactions to its guidelines on KYC aspects. This is a significant development for market activities and AMAFI members. The aim of the measures is to capture the specific featu...