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.
EBA consultation on the valuation of derivatives in resolution - EBA/CP/2015/10
13 August 2015
EBA consultation on draft RTS on slotting criteria for specialised lending exposures - EBA/CP/2015/09
11 August 2015
EBA consultation on draft ITS on mapping of ECAI assessments for securitisations - EBA/CP/2015/08
07 August 2015
AFME's response to ESMA’s regulatory technical standards on the CSD regulation – The Operation of the Buy-in Process
06 August 2015
AFME response to ESMA’s consultation on draft guidelines for the assessment of knowledge and competence
10 July 2015
AFME submission to HM Treasury consultation on the Transposition of MiFID II
23 June 2015
AFME response to EBA guidelines on limits to exposures to shadow banking entities
19 June 2015
A joint response to the FCA's CP15/9: Strengthening accountability in banking: a new regulatory framework for indivduals
17 June 2015
AFME response to Takeover Panel PCP 2015/1 Dividends
12 June 2015
AFME response to EBA CP on Business Reorganisation Plans
08 June 2015
AFME response to EBA consultation on draft RTS on detailed records of financial contracts - EBA/CP/2015/04
05 June 2015
AFME response to EBA CP on record keeping requirements for financial contracts
AFME response to EBA guidelines on sound remuneration policies – EBA/CP/2015/03
04 June 2015
AFME response to Consultation Paper PRA CP8/15
27 May 2015
AFME response to consultation paper FCA CP15/4 - PRA CP 6/15 (Whistleblowing)
22 May 2015
Joint response to the PRA and FCA's joint consultation on “Strengthening accountability in banking: UK branches of foreign banks”
Joint declaration on the capital markets union: Bridging the financial gap for European SMEs
21 May 2015
AFME call for evidence – extension of the disclosure requirements to private and bilateral transactions for Structured Finance Instruments (SFIs)
20 May 2015
AFME response to the EC consultation on high quality securitisation
13 May 2015
AFME response to EC consultation on STS 13th May 2015 - additional information in response to Q15B
AFME response to EC consultation on STS 13th May 2015 - detailed answers to questions
AFME response to EC consultation on STS 13th May 2015 - Executive Summary
AFME response to EC consultation on STS 13th May 2015 - additional information for Q16B
AFME response to European Commission's Green Paper on Building a Capital Markets Union (CMU)
AFME response to European Commission Review of the Prospective Directive Consultation
AFME/ICMA respond to discussion paper on Infrastructure Investments by Insurers
12 May 2015
AFME response to EBA discussion paper on the future of the IRB approach - EBA/DP/2015/01
05 May 2015
AFME and ISDA joint letter to the EBA on the CVA framework review by the BCBS
27 April 2015
AFME and BBA joint response to PRA consultation paper CP7/15 and FCA consultation paper CP15/15
24 April 2015
AFME response to EBA consultation on procedures, forms and templates for resolution planning - EBA/CP/2015/01
14 April 2015
AFME letter to the European Commission on insolvency laws
07 April 2015
AFME response to ESMA consultation on competition, choice and conflicts of interests in the CRA Industry
30 March 2015
Joint trade response to BCBS consultation on capital floors: the design of a framework based on standardised approaches
27 March 2015
AFME response to BCBS on revisions to the standardised approach for credit risk
Joint industry response to BCBS consultation on revisions to the standardised approach for credit risk
AFME response to EBA consultation on draft RTS notifications under the BRRD – EBA/CP/2014/47
20 March 2015
AFME response to EBA consultation on draft RTS on the functioning of resolution colleges - EBA/CP/2014/46
16 March 2015
AFME response to EBA consultation on RTS assessment methodology for IRB approach - EBA/CP/2014/36
12 March 2015
EBA consultation on criteria for determining the minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL) – EBA/CP/2014/41
06 March 2015
AFME response to ESMA Consultation Paper on MiFID II / MiFIR
03 March 2015
Joint response to the PRA and FCA's joint consultation on Strengthening accountability in banking
26 February 2015
Joint industry response to BCBS consultation on fundamental review of the trading book: outstanding issues
20 February 2015
AFME's response to ESMA's request for Technical Advice in relation to the CSDR
19 February 2015
AFME response to ESMA's Technical Standards in relation to the CSD Regulation
AFME's response to ESMA's Guidelines on the Access to a CCP or a Trading Venue by a CSD
Joint trade association response to BCBS/IOSCO Consultative Document on Criteria for identifying simple, transparent & comparable securitisation
13 February 2015
AFME response to IOSCO Consultation Report: Principles regarding the Custody of Collective Investment Schemes’ Assets
09 February 2015
AFME response to EBA consultation on guidelines on the use of shareholder treatment in bail-in - EBA/CP/2014/40
06 February 2015
AFME response to EBA consultation on guidelines on the rate of conversion debt to equity bail-in - EBA/CP/2014/39
AFME response to EBA consultation on draft RTS on the contractual recognition of bail-in - EBA/CP/2014/33
05 February 2015
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