Afep’s position on EU responses to US additional duties on imported steel and aluminium products.
French companies support the ongoing transatlantic dialogue with a view to avoiding a EU-US trade war. In the event safeguard measures would be taken, French companies invite the European Commission to take into account existing antidumping duties and to grant an exemption to steel and aluminium products imported from Turkey and the EEA countries. Potential rebalancing measures on US made products should minimise the negative impact for EU companies and be based on strictly economic reasoning.
Contribution to ESMA consultation on technical standards regarding Prospectuses
Afep stresses the need for flexibility and to avoid additional costs in its answer to the consultation on the draft technical standard regarding key financial information, publication of prospectuses and supplements and advertisements.
Climate risk analysis: How to improve its assessment? Study by The Shift Project think tank for AFEP
A crucial business risk with too many analysis methodologies
« One Belt, One Road » : les nouvelles routes de la prospérité ?
Le présent flash s’intéresse à l’initiative « One Belt, One Road » lancée par la Chine : de quoi s’agit-il ? Quels en sont les enjeux, notamment économiques, pour le pays et le reste du monde ?
Review of the European Supervisory Authorities
AFEP agrees that strengthening the supervision of European markets could help achieve better integration for certain cross-cutting activities and actors. But the key question is not whether the ESAs have sufficient powers but whether they make an efficient and relevant use of their powers.
Recommendations from the Expert Group on Corporate Bonds
The expert group established by the European Commission and of which Afep is part makes 22 recommendations to improve corporate bonds markets.
Contribution to ESMA consultation on the format, content and approval of Prospectuses
Afep stresses the need to give flexibility to companies in its answer to the consultation on Level 2 measures under the Prospectus Regulation regarding the format, content and approval of prospectuses.
Afep’s position on the new antidumping methodology
Text concerned: Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 2016/1036 on the protection against dumped imports from countries not members of the European Union and Regulation (EU) No 2016/1037 on protection against subsidized imports from countries not members of the European Union – COM (2016) 721 final Procedure: 2016/0351 (COD)
Afep’s position on the multilateral investment court
This paper was prepared in the context of the public consultation from the European Commission aiming to gather views relating to the European Union’s policy on possible options for multilateral reform of investment dispute resolution, including the possible establishment of a permanent Multilateral Investment Court.