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.
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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.
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Comments from AFME's experts
Monthly summary of AFME's work and other regulatory news.
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AFME response to FSA consultation DP 13/1: Transparency
26 April 2013
AFME Legal Committee response to HMT questions on securities law legislation
02 April 2013
AFME comment letter on IASB ED/2012/4 Classification & Measurement: Limited Amendments to IFRS 9
27 March 2013
AFME position paper on EU audit reform proposals
22 March 2013
AFME response to EBA discussion paper on retail deposits subject to higher outflows for the purposes of liquidity reporting under the draft CRR
21 March 2013
AFME response to EBA discussion paper on defining liquid assets in the LCR
GFMA response to the consultative document on revisions to the Basel Securitisation Framework
18 March 2013
AFME letter to UK Competition Commission on Statutory Audit Services Market Investigation - Provisional findings & possible remedies from audit investigation
15 March 2013
GFMA response to BCBS and IOSCO second consultative document on margin requirements for non-centrally-cleared derivatives
AFME/EBF letter to Council of Ministers on Mandatory audit firm rotation
27 February 2013
AFME response to the PRA’s approach to enforcement: consultation on proposed statutory statements of policy and procedure
26 February 2013
AFME response to consultation on power of direction over qualifying parent undertakings by the PRA
25 February 2013
AFME letter to ECB President Draghi on Single Supervisory Mechanism
20 February 2013
Position paper on achieving high quality and effective supervision for systemically important firms
HMT consultation response: Amendments to the recognition requirements for investment exchanges and clearing houses
AFME comment on IASB ED/2012/2 - Annual improvements to IFRS 2011-2013 cycle
18 February 2013
AFME response to ESMA/EBA consultation on principles for benchmarks-setting processes in the EU
15 February 2013
IFRS Foundation response to AFME’s letter of 14 December 2012 on the ASAF Proposal
07 February 2013
AFME response to CP12/30 Complaints against the regulators
05 February 2013
AFME response to CP12/35: The FCA’s use of temporary product intervention rules
04 February 2013
AFME response to ESMA Consultation paper: Guidelines for establishing consistent, efficient and effective assessments of interoperability arrangements
30 January 2013
AFME response: CP12/34 FCA Handbook updates - supervision, threshold conditions, statement on FCA power of direction over qualifying parent undertakings
29 January 2013
GFMA submits comments to the FSB on consultative document on shadow banking risks in securities lending and repos
14 January 2013
GFMA submits comments to the FSB regarding the consultative documents on strengthening oversight and regulation of shadow banking
Joint industry response to EBA discussion paper on draft regulatory standards on prudent valuation
11 January 2013
AFME response to the European Commission consultation on a Possible Recovery and Resolution Framework for financial institutions other than banks
07 January 2013
AFME Response to FSA CP12-25 Chapter 7
20 December 2012
AFME response to IFRS Foundation on the ASAF proposal
14 December 2012
Letter on SSM issues sent to senior official sector figures
12 December 2012
AFME response to CP12/24 Regulatory reform: PRA and FCA regimes relating to aspects of authorisation and supervision
GFMA response to recovery and resolution planning
07 December 2012
AFME response: CP12/26 Regulatory reform: the PRA and FCA regimes for Approved Persons
06 December 2012
AFME response to EC consultation on regulation of Indices
29 November 2012
AFME letter to IASB on offsetting disclosures - proposed amendments to IFRS 7
AFME submission to FSA on CP 12/19 - Restrictions on the retail distribution of unregulated collective investment schemes and close substitutes
14 November 2012
AFME/ISDA response to Liikanen High-Level Expert Group recommendations
AFME response to FSA Soundings Questionnaire Q&A 1-17
13 November 2012
AFME letter to DG Markt on Transparency Directive amendment proposals - Com (2011) 6835 final: country-by-country reporting
31 October 2012
AFME letter to Cypriot Permanent Representation to EU on Transparency Directive amendment proposals Com (2011) 6835 final: country-by-country reporting
AFME position paper on banking union
18 October 2012
Response to takeover panel consultation PCP 2012-2 on pension scheme trustee issues
08 October 2012
AFME response to ESMA consultation on exemption for market making and primary market operations on short selling
05 October 2012
AFME response to the IASB ED/2011/4 - Investment entities
03 October 2012
AFME response to the House of Lord's inquiry into reform of the EU banking sector
01 October 2012
AFME response to EBA consultation on credit risk adjustments EBA/CP/2012/10
30 September 2012
GFMA response to BIS – Recovery and Resolution of Financial Market Infrastructures
28 September 2012
AFME response to BIS consultative document on - Recovery and Resolution of Financial Market Infrastructures
AFME response to draft IFRIC interpretation (D1/2012/2): Put options written on non-controlling interests
AFME response to HMT – Financial Sector Resolution Broadening the Regime
24 September 2012
GFMA joint response on Basel principles for effective risk data aggregation and risk reporting
18 September 2012
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