Investment regulation - France

15.07.2011

Holding restrictions

Foreign non-resident investors can freely invest in the French securities market but there are specific sectors (defence, safety, public order) which require a prior declaration and subsequent authorisation from the French Ministry of Finance.

Non-resident holding may not exceed 5% without prior authorisation from the company concerned and the AMF.

Disclosure requirements

For details of the local domestic disclosure requirements, please refer to the Disclosure Requirements.