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 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
GFMA/IIF response to FSB consultation on adequacy of loss-absorbing capacity of global banks in resolution (TLAC)
02 February 2015
AFME response to EBA consultation on draft RTS on materiality threshold of credit obligation past due - EBA/CP/2014/32
30 January 2015
AFME, GFMA final response to Fair and Effective Markets Review consultation, 27.01.15
AFME Fair and Effective Markets Review - Key Points - 30.01.15
AFME response to draft ITS amending ITS on supervisory reporting on Leverage Ratio - EBA/CP/2014/44
27 January 2015
Joint AFME/BBA response to Ministry of Justice Triennial Review of the Information Commissioner's Office
16 January 2015
AFME and Joint Trade response to EBA discussion paper on simple standard and transparent securitisations
14 January 2015
AFME response to PRA consultation paper 20-14: Depositor Protection
06 January 2015
AFME/IIF response to PRA discussion paper on ensuring operational continuity in resolution - DP1/14
AFME response to EBA consultation on guidelines on payment commitments to deposit guarantee schemes - EBA/CP/2014/27
02 January 2015
AFME response to CP 14/21: Consultation on Joint Sponsor Proposals and call for views on Sponsor Conflicts - Questions 3-7
30 December 2014
Joint industry response to BCBS consultation on operational risk - Revisions to the simpler approaches
AFME response to EBA consultation on draft guidelines on intra-group financial support - EBA/CP/2014/29
18 December 2014
AFME response to EBA consultation on guidelines on triggers for use of early intervention measures - EBA/CP/2014/21
AFME response to EBA consultation on guidelines on recovery plan indicators - EBA/CP/2014/28
AFME response to EBA consultation on draft guidelines on failing or likely to fail - EBA/CP/2014/22
17 December 2014
AFME response to EBA consultation on simplified obligations - EBA/CP/2014/25
12 December 2014
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
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