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.
AFME Briefing Note – Total Loss-Absorbing Capacity (TLAC)
23 November 2015
PwC report - Global financial markets liquidity study
12 August 2015
Briefing Paper - Accurately measuring & allocating capital: the need for risk sensitive capital requirements
10 June 2015
Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR) – European Parliament Draft Report
29 January 2015
AFME understanding of T+2 Approach for migration on 6th October
03 October 2014
Bloomberg - Change in standard default settlement: T+2
AFME T+2 Task Force: Recommendations - July 2014
20 August 2014
AFME Briefing note – European elections Q&A
20 June 2014
AFME Briefing note – Single Resolution Mechanism: summary and Level 2 issues
28 April 2014
AFME paper on requirements under the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive for contracts to contain contractual bail-in provisions
23 April 2014
AFME paper on level 2 issues under the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive and Deposit Guarantee Schemes Directive
The impact of market behaviour unconnected to asset quality on the price volatility of securitisations from 2007-2009
17 April 2014
AFME note: CRD IV Level 2 Priority Issues
01 April 2014
AFME note – Risk adjustment of contributions to resolution funds and DGS
17 March 2014
Banking Union and the Macroprudential Policy Framework
09 December 2013
Briefing Note: The negative implications of the EBA's proposed approach to securitisation and the LCR
AFME comments on SRM developments
06 December 2013
BRRD: AFME comments on key issues discussed in trilogues
03 December 2013
Briefing Note - AFME Post Trade CSD Regulation
26 September 2013
Initial position paper on the Commission's proposal for a Single Resolution Mechanism
25 September 2013
AFME comments on BRRD for trilogues
09 September 2013
AFME briefing note on the role of secondary markets and market making in long term financing
25 June 2013
Briefing note: MiFID II and fixed income transparency
30 May 2013
AFME position paper on MiFID/R key council proposals
01 April 2013
Proposals for effective implementation of securities law legislation
25 March 2013
AFME position paper on separating provision of CSD core and related services from ancillary banking services in different legal entities
19 March 2013
MIFID II & Fixed Income Transparency Briefing Note
01 February 2013
UK regulatory reform: Briefing note 3/12
20 December 2012
UK regulatory reform: Briefing note 2/12
16 November 2012
UK regulatory reform: Briefing note 1/12
AFME Equity Capital Markets division: briefing note regarding European funds - compliance with the US Investment Company Act of 1940
10 October 2012
Improving returns for ordinary investors: The importance of the reference price waiver
07 September 2012
Non-discriminatory access to market infrastructures and benchmarks
03 September 2012
Algorithmic trading note
15 June 2012
OTFs - Ensuring investor choice
Capital - Countercyclical capital buffers
04 May 2012
Capital - Capital transition
Counterparty credit risk - Non-finalised capitalisation rule on exposure to CCPs
Counterparty credit risk - Advanced CVA formula
Capital - Holding of own shares and shares of other financial institutions
Liquidity - Liquid assets buffers extension of permissible asset classes
Liquidity - Treatment of corporate deposits
Leverage Ratio - Pillar 2 vs Pillar 1
Counterparty credit risk - CVA exemptions
Liquidity - Differentiation of risks from types of undrawn facilities
Liquidity - Central Bank eligibility
Liquidity - Operational requirements for holdings of liquid assets
Treatment of Exchange-Traded Derivatives
Reporting on own funds requirements (COREP/FINREP)
Briefing note: MIFID & Fixed Income Post Trade Transparency
27 April 2012
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