Representing financial market professionals based in France



The marketing of CFDs and binary options

In mid-February the International Organization of Securities Commissions, IOSCO, launched a consultation report proposing policy measures to protect investors of OTC leveraged products (CFDs and binary options). Seven proposals were selected, informed in particula...


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...



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...



MiFID 2 The MiFID 2 framework's entry into application on 3 January has not resulted in any major difficulties, at least for now. AMAFI continues to work on various aspects, while widening its scope to look at a broader spectrum of issues. Paying for re...


Prudential framework for investment firms

In mid-December, the European Commission published a legislative proposal on the prudential requirements and supervision of investment firms in the Union. Comprising a directive and a regulation, the proposal aims to improve the oversight of investment firms by ad...


Initial coin offerings (ICOs)

AMAFI teamed up with LabEx ReFi, a financial regulation research centre, to prepare feedback to the public consultation on initial coin offerings (ICOs) launched by the AMF in late October (AMAFI / 18-02). In sharing their thoughts on the framework for ICOs, which...


Le renforcement du contrôle des marchés après la crise était nécessaire

Accédez à l'interview de Pierre de Lauzun (Amafi) : « Le renforcement du contrôle des marchés après la crise était nécessaire »


"MIF2 va modifier les structures des marchés"

Accédez à l'Interview de Stéphane Giordano "MIF2 va modifier les structures de marchés" …


Brexit :A new publication issued with Revue Banque

Préambule de Stéphane Giordano Interview de Pierre de Lauzun Voir la vidéo