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.
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Listen to previous calls and view the accompanying presentations.
13 July 2016
Joint response to the FCA Discussion Paper DP16/3: Availability of information in the UK Equity IPO process
04 July 2016
Practices and Procedures with Respect to Research Meetings/Material Prior to the Award of a Capital Markets Mandate
10 June 2016
DP16/3 – Availability of information in the UK Equity IPO Process – Preliminary Response
29 April 2016
Equity Primary Markets and Trading Report - European market data update Q1: 2016
14 March 2016
Block Trade Procedures – Volcker Rule/Investment Company Act
27 January 2016
Equity primary markets and trading report - Q4 2015
13 May 2015
AFME response to European Commission Review of the Prospective Directive Consultation
07 February 2014
Block trade lock-ups guidance
27 January 2014
AFME response to ESMA Discussion paper: Implementing measures under the Market Abuse Regulation
AFME response to ESMA Discussion paper: Implementing measures under the Market Abuse Regulation – Q&As
24 October 2013
AFME Model Block Trade Agreement (with Backstop)
AFME Model Block Trade Agreement (without Backstop)
ECM Model Block Trade Agreements - explanatory memo
25 June 2013
AFME submits comments on European Commission consultation on long-term financing of the European economy
20 December 2012
AFME Response to FSA CP12-25 Chapter 7
16 November 2012
The EMEA ECM Model Agreement Among Underwriters (Equities - English Law)
13 November 2012
AFME response to FSA Soundings Questionnaire Q&A 1-17
10 October 2012
AFME Equity Capital Markets division: briefing note regarding European funds - compliance with the US Investment Company Act of 1940
04 November 2010
Briefing paper: Short selling
09 July 2010
BN10-02 MiFID review - Equity markets briefing note
28 May 2010
AFME and BBA reponse to CESR Technical Advice in the context of the MiFID Review - Equity Markets
08 December 2009
ECM Division Form Confidentality Agreement for Block Trades
ECM Division Form Confidentiality Agreement for Listed Issuers
30 September 2009
Joint SIFMA/ LIBA/ ISDA/ ISLA Response to CESR Proposal for a Pan-European Short Selling Disclosure Regime
28 August 2009
Joint SIFMA-ICMA Comment Letter in response to IOSCO's Consultation Paper on Principles for Periodic Disclosure by Listed Entities
24 April 2009
Joint SIFMA/ LIBA/ ISDA/ ISLA Response to the FSA Consultation on Short Selling
10 March 2009
Joint EPMD/ LIBA Comments to the European Commission on the Proposed Revisions to the European Prospectus Directive
Joint LIBA/ EPMD Response to FSA Consultation Paper CP 08/21: Amendments to the Listing Rules and Feedback on DP 08/01
21 January 2009
Joint EPMD/ LIBA Letter to FSA on Consultation Paper CP 09/4: Shortening of Rights Issue Subscription Periods
09 January 2009
CESR/08-717 Market Abuse Directive Level 3 - Third set of CESR guidance & information on the common operation of the the directive on the market
Joint response to CESR's call for evidence on MIFID impact on secondary markets
28 October 2008
EPMD Comments to the Dubai International Financial Exchange (DIFX) on the Proposed Changes to the DIFX Listing Rules published on 28 September 2008
14 April 2008
Joint LIBA/ EPMD Response to FSA Consultation Paper DP 08/01: Review of the Structure of the Listing Regime
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