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
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AFME in the news and at conferences.
A range of standard market documentation developed by AFME.
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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.
AFME response to CONSOB consultation on ‘Criteria for the publication of investment recommendations and the new features of the transmission system to CONSOB’
18 July 2016
AFME response to EBA consultation on the disclosure of encumbered and unencumbered assets
13 July 2016
Joint response to the FCA Discussion Paper: Availability of information in the UK Equity IPO process
AFME/ISDA response to EBA consultation on draft amending standards on CVA proxy spread
06 July 2016
Comments in Response to the Consultative Document on Revisions to the Basel III Leverage Ratio Framework
AFME response to ESMA Consultation Paper Guidelines on participant default rules and procedures under CSDR
30 June 2016
AFME/ISDA response to the European Commission consultation on proportionality in the future market risk capital requirements and the review of the original method
24 June 2016
Joint trades’ response to BCBS consultation on reducing variation in credit risk-weighted assets – constraints on the use of internal model approaches
Joint trade response to the European Commission consultation on further considerations for the implementation of the NSFR in the EU
AFME response to Commission consultation on insolvency reform
14 June 2016
Joint trade response on BCBS consultation on Pillar 3 disclosure requirements – consolidated and enhanced framework
10 June 2016
IIF/GFMA response to BCBS consultation on standardised measurement approach for operational risk
03 June 2016
AFME’s response to the Home Office and HM Treasury Consultation on legislative proposals in the Action Plan for anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist finance
02 June 2016
AFME’s response to HM Treasury’s Call for Information: Anti-Money Laundering Supervisory Regime
AFME/BBA response to FCA Consultation Paper CP16/13 Changes to the Decision Procedure and Penalties Manual and the Enforcement Guide for the Implementation of the Market Abuse Regulation (2014/596/EU)
20 May 2016
AFME response to the contractual recognition of bail-in: amendments to the Prudential Regulation Authority rules (CP 8/16)
16 May 2016
Joint information statement in accordance with Article 15 of the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation
13 May 2016
AFME-BBA letter to the FCA on the Applicability of the Senior Managers Regime to the Head of Legal Function within a Bank
10 May 2016
AFME paper on the implementation of TLAC and MREL in the EU
06 May 2016
AFME response to CP issued by the Code Committee of the Panel: The Communication and Distribution of Information during an Offer
14 April 2016
Joint note on the EU Commission's proposals on simple, transparent and standardised securitisation
04 April 2016
AFME/ISDA response to EBA consultation on assessment methodology on the use of internal models for market risk
11 March 2016
Joint Industry response to BCBS 2nd consultation on revisions to the standardised approach for credit risk
AFME response to PRA consultation on the minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL) – buffers and threshold conditions
AFME response to Bank of England’s approach to setting a minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL)
AFME/BBA joint response to FCA Consultation Paper CP15/38: Provisions to delay disclosure of inside information within the FCA’s Disclosure and Transparency Rules
18 February 2016
IIF/GFMA response to BCBS consultation on TLAC Holdings
12 February 2016
ISDA/AFME response to EBA consultation on guidelines on the treatment of CVA risk under SREP – EBA/CP/2015/21
AFME/BBA/FIA/ISDA joint response to FCA Consultation Paper CP15/35: Policy proposals and Handbook changes related to the implementation of the Market Abuse Regime (2014/596/EU)
04 February 2016
AFME response to Call for Evidence – EU regulatory framework for financial services
28 January 2016
Call for evidence on cumulative impact of regulation - Supplementary evidence note
AFME response to EBA consultation on draft guidelines on the definition of default
22 January 2016
AFME response to European Commission’s consultation on CRD Bonus Cap and Remuneration Rules
14 January 2016
AFME response to EBA consultation on RTS on criteria for a preferential treatment in cross-border intragroup financial support under LCR – EBA/CP/2015/22
13 January 2016
GFMA response to BCBS consultation on haircut floors for non-centrally cleared securities financing transactions
05 January 2016
Joint correspondence from AFME and the BBA to the to the European Commission following the CJEU’s judgment in the case of Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner
23 December 2015
Joint correspondence from AFME and the BBA to the Information Commissioner following the CJEU’s judgment in the case of Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner
GFMA/IIF response to FSB consultation on guiding principles on the temporary funding need to support the orderly resolution of a G-SIB
GFMA/IIF response to FSB consultation on arrangements to support operational continuity in resolution
AFME/BBA/FIA Europe/ISDA submission to the European Commission on drafting proposals for the MAR Technical Standards
11 December 2015
AFME/BBA joint response to FCA Consultation Paper CP15/31 and PRA Consultation Paper CP36/15: Strengthening accountability in banking and insurance: regulatory references
10 December 2015
AFME/ISDA response to EBA’s consultation paper on CVA exemptions for third country NFCs
05 November 2015
AFME letter to resolution authorities and Member States regarding implementation of article 55 BRRD
30 October 2015
AFME response to ICAEW discussion paper on reporting on regulatory capital: choices for assurance
16 October 2015
European Commission’s consultation on impact of the CRR and CRD IV on bank financing of the economy
08 October 2015
Joint trades response to BCBS consultation on review of the Credit Valuation Adjustment
01 October 2015
Joint response to FCA Consultation Paper CP15/22: Strengthening accountability in banking: consultation in extending the Certification Regime to wholesale market activities
08 September 2015
AFME-ICMA comment on EIOPA Consultation Paper on the identification and calibration of infrastructure investment risk categories
07 September 2015
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
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