An overview of the organisation's background.
The work AFME does and its current priorities.
Navigating the new world
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 developing and implementing the International Financial Reporting Standards.
Works to help develop open markets across the EU.
Works on the commercial, legal, and regulatory aspects of mergers and acquisitions and the public issuance of securities.
Works to promote an efficient pan-European covered bond market by facilitating consultation with key market participants.
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 help develop best practices and monitor policy and regulatory developments that could affect the FX markets.
Works to lower the costs of executing high yield debt capital market
tranactions and lobbies for the reform of corporate insolvency laws.
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.
Subscribe to our free weekly review of international regulatory reform proposals and activity.
The latest news and comment from AFME.
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.
Comments from AFME's experts
Monthly summary of AFME's work and other regulatory news.
Get information on and sign up for our future events.
Read reports from our previous events.
Sign up for our Events update mail.
Listen to previous calls and view the accompanying presentations.
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
Global systemically important banks – Overview
05 March 2012
Briefing note - CRD IV - Leverage
02 November 2011
Briefing note - CRD IV - Counterparty credit risk
Briefing note - CRD IV - Liquidity ratio
Briefing note - CRD IV - General briefing note
Briefing note - CRD IV - Capital and capital buffers
Briefing note: MiFID review - An overview
09 August 2011
Briefing note: MiFID review - Corporate finance
Briefing note: MiFID review - Compliance
Briefing note: MiFID review - Equities
Briefing note: MiFID review - Post Trade transparency framework
Briefing note: MiFID review - Fixed income
Briefing note: MiFID review - Foreign exchange
Briefing note: Counterparty Credit Risk
17 June 2011
Briefing note: Basel III and CRD4
08 June 2011
Briefing note: Counter-cyclical capital buffers
Briefing note: Definition of capital
Briefing note: Leverage ratio
Briefing note: Liquidity coverage ratio
Briefing note: Net stable funding ratio
Briefing note on Short Selling; (May update) summary of the AFME, ISLA and ISDA position
25 May 2011
Interplay case study
10 May 2011
GFMA-ISDA First Wave of technical questions relating to the Basel standards III issued December 2010 and Jan 2011
08 April 2011
Association for Financial Markets in Europe