Banking and finance news
Penalties for anti-money laundering breaches to rise in 2022 The fight against money laundering and terrorist financing continues, with a sharp increase in sanctions in 2022.
Greenwashing: financial supervisors launch a call for evidence The European financial authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA) have decided to launch a "call for evidence" dedicated to greenwashing until January 10, 2023.
Cryptocurrency: banks profit from FTX bankruptcy Traditional banks, very cautious about crypto-currencies, see FTX's bankruptcy as yet another reason to be wary of them.
Financial products: "influencers" in the sights of the AMF and ARPP The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) and the Autorité de la régulation professionnelle de la publicité (ARPP) have announced a collaboration to monitor the financial communications of influencers.
Financial authorities denounce life insurance greenwashing The joint unit of the AMF and ACPR has denounced the practice of greenwashing in the life insurance sector, and would like to see it better regulated.
Fake passbook and cryptocurrency scams explode Financial authorities are warning of an explosion in financial product scams, particularly via cryptocurrencies and fake passbooks.
Finance and energy transition: the ECB warns of the risk of greenwashing In its Financial Stability Report, the European Central Bank warns that the risk of greenwashing remains a major concern.
Towards a cap on the research tax credit? Regularly at the heart of debates casting doubt on its effectiveness, the research tax credit has once again come under fire.
Ensuring that a bank or insurance intermediary is authorized Before taking out a loan, insurance contract or financial product, you need to check that the intermediary offering it is authorized to operate.
Covid and surplus savings: the 5 favorite investments of the French The French have accumulated considerable surplus savings since the start of the health crisis. Which investments have been their favorites?
Coinhouse aims to become Europe's leading cryptobank The fintech Coinhouse, a cryptocurrency investment and exchange platform, aspires to become Europe's leading cryptobank.
AMF warns against unauthorized trading sites In a press release, the Autorité des marchés financiers (French financial markets authority) urges investors to carry out several checks before investing with a broker.
Air Next: fraud detected by the Autorité des marchés financiers The scam set up by the Air Next company was detected by the Autorité des marchés financiers, alerted by a gross typing error. Find out more.