Frank Martin Laprade

When the Conseil d'Etat becomes an "expert" in stock market law...

On May 29, 2024, the Conseil d'Etat rejected the appeal lodged by management company Dôm Finance against the ...

Pre-close calls: Esma identifies best practices for preventing the transmission of insider information

The European Securities and Markets Authority ("Esma") has just published a press release dated May 29, 2024 on best practices for ...
/ Avis d'expert, Regulation

Centiva Capital hedge fund receives AMF approval

[Info Finascope] The New York-based alternative asset manager applied for accreditation last year following its move into France, as ...
/ Regulation, Strategy

Revision of the EMIR Regulation: towards greater attractiveness of EU clearing houses?

As part of the European Union's initiative to create a Capital Markets Union (C.M.U.), the third revision of the Regulation ...
/ Avis d'expert, Regulation

"The Retail Investment Strategy is disconnected from the financial sector's competitiveness objectives".

On the eve of the Paris Finance Forum, Jean-Charles Simon takes the floor in Finascope. Highly critical of the Investment Strategy ...
/ Regulation, Strategy

Crypto-assets: AMF to open MiCA window on June 30

The European regulation will become applicable on December 30. Already registered digital asset service providers (DASPs) have until December ...
/ Innovation, Regulation

Will AI "augment" or replace supervisors and compliance officers?

Use cases for artificial intelligence are multiplying within supervisory authorities and compliance departments. At the ...
/ Innovation, Regulation

The enthusiasm for value sharing and employee share ownership is confirmed 

Both listed and unlisted companies are showing increasing interest in employee share ownership. The legislator has recently decided to support this ...
/ Avis d'expert, Regulation
Frank Martin Laprade

An exoneration that raises questions about the appropriateness of prosecution

Suspected of insider trading by the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers), Mediawan CEO Pierre-Antoine Capton has just ...
/ Avis d'expert, Regulation

AMF draws lessons from Cour des Comptes audit 

The Autorité des marchés financiers published its 2023 annual report on Thursday. In addition to a reminder of the institution's priorities, the ...
/ Regulation