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29/05/2020

SFTR

L’entrée en application du mécanisme de déclaration des opérations de financement sur titres prévu par le Règlement (UE) 2015/2365 (SFTR), a été reportée du 13 avril au 13 juillet 2020 pour les &...

29/05/2020

Union des marchés de capitaux – Rapport AMAFI-CEPS

Cela fait plusieurs mois maintenant que l’AMAFI s’est engagée dans une réflexion sur les conditions permettant de renouveler la dynamique du projet d’Union des  marchés de capitaux (UMC). Pour s’appuyer sur l&rsquo...

29/05/2020

Brexit

Alors que la crise du Covid-19 ne semble avoir nullement entamé la volonté du Royaume-Uni de quitter l’Union européenne le 31 décembre prochain, les négociations demeurent pour le moins tendues et les progrès limit&e...

03/04/2020

AMAFI Product Governance Guide

AMAFI has published an update of its guide to implementing product governance obligations (AMAFI / 20-16), which notably clarifies the obligations to regularly review target markets and identify crucial events affecting products. As with previous versions, the gui...

03/04/2020

Primary bond issues – Conflicts of interest

In late 2019, the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) held a consultation on proposed guidance covering conflicts of interest identified in primary bond issues. The IOSCO report proposed eight measures, partly modelled on provisions in Eur...

03/04/2020

Financing for SMEs and mid-tier firms – European liquidity contract

Financing for SMEs and mid-tier firms is vitally important, which is why AMAFI was closely involved in the European Commission’s SME Growth Market initiative. We successfully argued for a liquidity contract that could be used in different Member States, with...

11/02/2020

EFSA comments on MiFID Review

EFSA - initial comments on MiFID 2/R Review

11/02/2020

Brexit : Welcome to Paris Your future at the heart of the EU

AMAFI contributed to the new Paris Europlace brochure on the offer of the Paris Market Place

30/01/2020

MIF 2 Refit

Over recent months, AMAFI has been working to formally set out its thoughts and proposed amendments for the revision – or refit – of the three levels of regulation that form the MiFID 2 framework. The aim, based on experience gained in implementation o...

30/01/2020

European Central Securities Depositories Regulation (CSDR) – Implementing discipline measures

CSDR discipline measures are scheduled to come into force in September 2020. Their purpose is to ensure that securities settlement transactions conducted by CSDs are settled on the date originally agreed by the parties. A penalty is applied for each day that a tra...