An overview of the organisation's background.
The work AFME does and its current priorities.
Revitalising capital markets.
Details of the AFME Board of Directors.
Details of the AFME senior management team.
Details of AFME's directors.
Details of the AFME divisions' structure and process.
Our existing members and how to join.
Current job openings at AFME.
Works on the development and implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards.
Works to help develop open markets across the EU.
Works to promote an efficient pan-European covered bond market by facilitating consultation with key market participants.
Works on the commercial, legal, and regulatory aspects of mergers and acquisitions and the public issuance of securities.
Works to help develop market policy and best practices for the corporate bond and loan markets.
Works to help shape market structure and the policy environment.
Works to address the regional and cross-border issues of equity-raising transactions in Europe, the Middle East and emerging markets.
Works to lower the costs of executing high yield debt capital market transactions and lobbies for the reform of corporate insolvency laws.
Works to help develop best practices and monitor policy and regulatory developments that could affect the FX markets.
Works to achieve harmonisation, standardisation, and consolidation across Europe through best practice and regulation.
Works to enhance understanding of the prime services business and constructively shape the policy environment.
Works on issues relating to changes to the prudential regulatory framework.
Works with members, policymakers, and regulators on projects and initiatives at the global, EU, and national levels.
Works to monitor developments in policy and market structure that could affect the bond markets.
Works on financial markets policy issues and the development of best practices.
Works to analyse and communicate the impact of tax proposals.
Information on key issues that AFME is working on
For retail investors interested in learning about the European fixed-income market.
Useful data and other research into the financial sector.
Overviews of topical issues for the financial sector and our members' views on them.
Results from analysis carried out by AFME.
Investing in Change: A book of essays on financial reform in Europe
Links to other helpful websites.
Complete copies of AFME's responses to regulatory consultations.
In-depth analysis of financial sector reforms and other topical issues.
News and comment from AFME
Subscribe to our free weekly review of international regulatory reform proposals and activity.
AFME in the news and at conferences.
A range of standard market documentation developed by AFME.
Subscribe to Global SmartBrief, our free daily industry news roundup.
Monthly summary of AFME's work and other regulatory news.
AFME experts talk about their work, & key issues facing the financial markets
AFME's programme of events.
Sign up for our Events update mail.
Listen to previous calls and view the accompanying presentations.
10 October 2014
AFME response to FCA wholesale sector competition review
25 June 2013
AFME submits comments on European Commission consultation on long-term financing of the European economy
14 June 2013
AFME response to European Parliament Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee Questionnaire on enhancing the coherence of EU financial services legislation
15 June 2012
Algorithmic trading note
OTFs - Ensuring investor choice
27 January 2012
Equity Deferred Reporting Blueprint
13 January 2012
AFME response to Ferber MiFID Questionnaire
12 August 2011
AFME/ISDA response to the IOSCO Consultation on Regulatory issues raised by the Impact of Technological Changes on Market Integrity & Efficiency
09 August 2011
Briefing note: MiFID review - Equities
25 May 2011
Briefing note on Short Selling; (May update) summary of the AFME, ISLA and ISDA position
20 April 2011
Market Analysis: The Nature & Scale of OTC Equity Trading in Europe
06 October 2010
Joint Response to CEBS CP40 Consultation paper on guidelines to Article 122a of the Capital Requirements Directive
24 September 2010
Signed OTC Protocol Documents
22 September 2010
OTC Cash Equity Trades - default protocol
30 July 2010
AFME, BBA & ISDA Response to European Commission Consultation on the Revision of MAD - July 2010
12 July 2010
AFME, ISLA and ISDA Contribution to Short Selling Consultation
09 July 2010
BN10-01 Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) review briefing note
BN10-08 MiFID review - Transparency in equity derivatives briefing note
08 June 2010
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) review briefing note
04 May 2010
AFME / BBA response to CESR Market Microstructure Consultation
05 October 2009
LIBA Briefing Paper to the European Commission and CESR on the Impact of MiFID on Equity Markets, and Implications for the 2010 MiFID Review
31 August 2009
ISDA/ LIBA/ SIFMA Response to Commission Consultation Document 'Possible initiatives to enhance the resilience of the OTC Derivatives Markets'
28 August 2009
SIFMA, LIBA and ISDA joint response to the EC Communication on Efficiency, Safety & Soundness of Derivatives Markets
19 February 2009
LIBA Response to European Commission Consultation Paper on Hedge Funds Dated 18 December 2008
30 January 2009
Letter to the European Union (DG Internal Market) issued by SIFMA Prime Brokerage Committee
20 January 2009
EFSA Response to CESR's Call for Evidence (CESR/08-1010) Concerning the Regulation of Short Selling by CESR
30 November 2008
The Impact of Short Sales Restrictions
Association for Financial Markets in Europe