Representing financial market professionals based in France



ICSA – Interim Meeting, London, 17 November 2022

The International Council of Securities Associations held its interim meeting in London on 17 November. Beyond discussing ICSA’s own operation, members also had the opportunity to talk with Dietrich Domanski, Secretary General of the Financial Stability Boar...


MiFID II – Investor protection

Retail Investment Strategy The European Commission published on 26 September a questionnaire on new provisions that it is considering as part of its retail investment strategy, with a view to enhancing the appropriateness and  suitability regimes. An open...


MIFIR Review

AMAFI-Portuguese Finance Ministry meeting,14 November With negotiations underway within the European Council on the MiFIR review, AMAFI Chairman Stéphane Giordano and Director of European and International Affairs Arnaud Eard met with representatives of...


Investment Firms Regime - Pillar 2

After numerous discussions with the French Treasury and the ACPR on Class 1 investment firms and their authorisation applications, discussions are continuing on Class 2 investment firms (smaller, non-systemic institutions), with particular focus on the integration...


Stéphanie Hubert appointed AMAFI Chief Executive

Stéphanie Hubert, who has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer since October 2021, is named AMAFI's Chief Executive Officer from 3 October 2022. She takes over from Bertrand de Saint Mars, who has decided for health reasons to scale back the time spen...


Eurofi Forum in Prague, 7-9 September 2022

AMAFI attended Eurofi's Financial Forum in Prague between 7 and 9 September, represented by Chairman Stéphane Giordano, Director of European and International Affairs Arnaud Eard, along with several members of the European Action Committee. On the sidel...


MiFIR review

Report by the European Parliament The European Parliament published in late July its draft report on the MiFIR review. AMAFI is delighted that one of the review's main goals is to boost the competitiveness of EU firms and make European markets more attracti...


Pilot regime for digital assets

Through its Digital Assets Group and Legal Committee, AMAFI is keeping a close eye on the legislative and regulatory changes affecting the world of digital assets and blockchain, or distributed ledger, technology, including the pilot regime for digital assets (Reg...