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.
AFME response to EBA consultation on the sequence of write down and conversion – EBA/CP/2014/29
10 December 2014
AFME response to ECB consultation on the draft regulation on reporting of supervisory financial information
05 December 2014
GFMA/IIF final response to FSB consultation on cross-border recognition
01 December 2014
GFMA/IIF final response to FSB consultation on sharing with non-CMG host authorities
AFME response to CP14/21: Technical Notes on sponsor competence - Questions 1 & 2
07 November 2014
AFME response to FCA guidance consultation on social media and customer communications
06 November 2014
AFME Reply form for ESMA MAR Technical advice
05 November 2014
AFME Reply form for ESMA MAR Technical standards
AFME / BBA response to FCA and PRA consultation paper on strengthening accountability in banking - FCA CP14/13, PRA CP14/14
03 November 2014
AFME response to ESMA's consultation on draft ITS for main indices and recognised exchanges
31 October 2014
Retrospective application of regulatory rules: FCA Call for Examples
29 October 2014
AFME response to EBA consultation on guidelines for common procedures and methodologies for the supervisory review and evaluation process (SREP)
20 October 2014
EBA consultation on guidelines on criteria to assess other systemically important institutions (O-SIIs) – EBA/CP/2014/19
17 October 2014
Joint industry response to BCBS consultation on review of the Pillar 3 disclosure requirements
10 October 2014
AFME response to FCA wholesale sector competition review
AFME response to EBA consultation on the content of resolution plans and resolvability assessments
03 October 2014
AFME response to EBA consultation on measures to address impediments to resolvability
AFME response to House of Lords review of the EU financial regulatory framework
30 September 2014
AFME response to PRA consultation on CRD IV: updates for credit risk mitigation, credit risk, governance and market risk – CP 12/14
AFME response to consultation on Impact Assessment Guidelines
29 September 2014
AFME response to consultation on stakeholders consultation guidelines 2014
GFMA/IIF response to the BCBS consultation on Supervisory Guidelines for Identifying and Dealing With Weak Banks
19 September 2014
AFME/ISDA response to the Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee’s review of the Leverage Ratio
12 September 2014
GFMA/IIF letter and supporting Oliver Wyman study to BCBS on treatment of equities under the NSFR
29 August 2014
AFME/ISDA response to EBA RTS_ITS on Benchmarking
19 August 2014
AFME response to ESMA on Clearing Obligations under EMIR (No.1)
18 August 2014
AFME and ISDA's letter to the EBA and EC regarding model extensions
11 August 2014
AFME response to EBA consultation paper on draft guidelines on the types of tests, reviews or exercises that may lead to support measures
07 August 2014
AFME response to ESMA MiFID 2 consultation paper - 05 August 2014
05 August 2014
AFME response to ESMA MiFID 2 discussion paper - 05 August 2014
AFME submission to BCBS IOSCO survey on securitisation markets
25 July 2014
Response to draft RTS on risk-mitigation techniques for OTC-derivatives not cleared by a CCP under EMIR
14 July 2014
AFME response to public consultation on contributions of credit institutions to resolution financing arrangements
11 July 2014
AFME response to BoE/ECB Discussion Paper: The case for a better functioning securitisation market in the European Union
07 July 2014
AFME comments on HM Treasury Review of enforcement decision making at the financial services regulators
04 July 2014
AFME response to EBA consultation on draft implementing technical standards on the mapping of ECAIs' credit assessments - JC/CP/2014/01
06 June 2014
AFME response to Draft Regulatory Standards on the conditions according to which competent authorities may grant permission for data waiver (EBA/CP/2014/02)
AFME/ISDA Response to ESMA Consultation Paper: Draft Regulatory Standards on major shareholdings
30 May 2014
Joint trade letter to BCBS on industry concerns on QIS timeline
22 May 2014
PRA consultation on Clawback – CP6/14
13 May 2014
EBA consultation on draft technical standards on margin periods of risk for treatment of clearing members’ exposures to clients – EBA/CP/2014/01
09 May 2014
AFME response to FCA CP14/02 – Proposed amendments to the Listing Rules
30 April 2014
BCBS consultation on revised good practice principles for supervisory colleges
18 April 2014
EBA discussion paper on impact on volatility of own funds of revised IAS 19 and deduction of defined pension assets from own funds – EBA/DP/2014/01
14 April 2014
Joint Associations' Response to Basel III Net Stable Funding Ratio consultative document
11 April 2014
GFMA response to Basel III Net Stable Funding Ratio consultation – Securitisation comments
AFME response to ESMA consultation on CRA3 implementation – Draft regulatory technical standards on information on SFIs
10 April 2014
FSTB consultation on an effective resolution regime for financial institutions in Hong Kong
06 April 2014
AFME/ISDA response to European Commission public hearing on liquidity coverage requirement and leverage ratio
31 March 2014
US and European Financial Services Trade Associations Statement on TTIP
25 March 2014
Association for Financial Markets in Europe