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.
Sign up for our Events update mail.
Listen to previous calls and view the accompanying presentations.
AFME Post Trade White Paper 2016
30 September 2016
AFME outline on securities law reform
Practices and Procedures with Respect to Research Meetings/Material Prior to the Award of a Capital Markets Mandate
04 July 2016
AFME and The Investment Association's Electronic Trading Information Platform
24 March 2016
AFME recommendations for TARGET2-Securities Settlement
23 March 2016
Block Trade Procedures – Volcker Rule/Investment Company Act
14 March 2016
AFME and The Investment Association's code of conduct for IOIs
25 August 2015
CAJWG Explanatory Memorandum
09 February 2015
Market Standards for Corporate Actions Processing QandA March 2014
Modifications without direct noteholder consent: wording for inclusion in terms and conditions
24 July 2014
Joint Trade Association letter re: Legal Entity Identifier codes
17 January 2014
Business Process Requirements Document: Triparty (CFD) Matching and CCP Clearing Requirement Specification
01 July 2013
BRPD: Broker Netting via a CCP Solution
26 April 2012
BPRD: Bilateral Netting via a Vendor Solution
BPRD: Broker Matching Solutions
AFME Recommended Market Practices Disclosure by Issuers of Non-Investment Grade Debt Securities
01 December 2011
EPDA Best Practices for Auction Systems
05 October 2009
EPDA Electronic Inter-Dealer Market Trade Cancellation Procedure Recommendations
01 September 2009
SIFMA Guidelines for Compensation
10 June 2009
Joint EFAMA/ ESF/ IMA Asset Management Industry Guidelines To Address Over-Reliance Upon Ratings
11 December 2008
ESF RMBS Issuer Principles for Transparency and Disclosure
01 December 2008
Recording Telephone conversations and electronic communications under COBS 11.8 - Guidelines
Ten Industry Initiatives to Increase Transparency in the Securitisation Market: Executive Summary
02 July 2008
Issuer and Investor Transparency Initiatives
01 June 2008
Summary of European Industry Commitments to the European Commission Regarding Transparency in the European Securitisation Market
08 February 2008
Association for Financial Markets in Europe