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French Government Renews Ban on Net Short Positions in Response to the Impact of COVID-19 on French Financial Markets
April 16, 2020

To mitigate the risks faced by French financial markets during the unprecedented disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the French Financial Markets Authority announced on April 15, 2020, that it will renew the ban on net short positions until May 18, 2020. Before selling any securities subject to the ban, investors must ensure that the quantity of securities sold does not create or increase a net short position.

Repurchase and Trading Issues Arising Out of COVID-19 Market Disruptions
March 26, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic fosters increased market volatility and uncertainty, companies are facing novel issues and opportunities in the uncertain environment. This Q&A covers some of the questions companies are confronting.

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