The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), France’s financial market regulator, recently announced its priorities for action for 2022. These gain particular import given that on 1 January France took over the presidency of the Council of the European Union for six months.
France has joined the UK in the push to make environmental reporting standards compulsory in order to tackle greenwashing and enable sustainable investment. France’s finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, told the Financial Times recently that France is encouraging the EU to introduce compulsory environmental reporting standards for European companies and to apply a common definition of […]
XBRL France will hold its annual conference on 21 September in Paris.
Solvency II, the new European rules that harmonise insurance regulation, including the introduction of uniform capital rules across Europe was a key area of focus at the recent XBRL EU Week in Madrid.
Financial services providers in France must also now become familiar with new players on the scene at a supervisory level, namely the pan-European supervisory authorities for banks, insurance and the securities markets. Although day-to-day supervision of financial services provider remains at a national level, these pan-European authorities, with a view to working towards a common […]