An overview of the organisation's background.
The work AFME does and its current priorities.
Navigating the new world
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 developing and implementing the International Financial Reporting Standards.
Works to help develop open markets across the EU.
Works on the commercial, legal, and regulatory aspects of mergers and acquisitions and the public issuance of securities.
Works to promote an efficient pan-European covered bond market by facilitating consultation with key market participants.
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 help develop best practices and monitor policy and regulatory developments that could affect the FX markets.
Works to lower the costs of executing high yield debt capital market
tranactions and lobbies for the reform of corporate insolvency laws.
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.
Subscribe to our free weekly review of international regulatory reform proposals and activity.
The latest news and comment from AFME.
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.
Comments from AFME's experts
Monthly summary of AFME's work and other regulatory news.
Get information on and sign up for our future events.
Read reports from our previous events.
Sign up for our Events update mail.
Listen to previous calls and view the accompanying presentations.
AFME CEO Simon Lewis profiled in The Times, Monday 4th March 2013
05 March 2013
Speech by Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the 8th Annual European Market Liquidity Conference
13 February 2013
AFME’s Christian Krohn in Financial News Talking Point: Will Europe get safer, more competitive markets?
24 September 2012
Richard Hopkin quoted in the Financial Times on LCR
02 September 2012
AFME's Rick Watson tells Börsen-Zeitung: PCS project needs positive signals from policymakers (German version)
06 August 2012
AFME's Rick Watson tells Börsen-Zeitung: PCS project needs positive signals from policymakers (English version)
Nadia Calviño, keynote address, Global ABS 2012 conference
15 June 2012
AFME's Rick Watson highlights the excellent performance of UK RMBS
24 May 2012
Dr Kay Swinburne speech on CSD Regulation
17 May 2012
Securing Europe’s Growth - An article for La Revue Banque, May 2012
01 May 2012
The Future of Financial Reporting in the UK - Response to FREDs 46-48
30 April 2012
AFME's chief executive Simon Lewis delivers speech on reputation to a Financial News dinner
28 November 2011
AFME's chief executive Simon Lewis highlights in The Times how proposals for a financial transaction tax could be costly for everyone
07 November 2011
AFME CEO Simon Lewis outlines in a Daily Mail article why the proposed financial transaction tax is bad news for business
22 August 2011
James Kemp speaks to Wall Street Journal
15 March 2011
AFME expresses concerns about the MiFID review
21 February 2011
FX Brussels Event Narrative
19 January 2011
Read more about AFME's event 'The Next Steps to Securing Financial Stability', held in Brussels on 30 November, including details of the panel discussion
03 December 2010
Article in Financial News - Stand by for a Financial Watershed
22 November 2010
Regulation of Global Securitisation Markets - the views of John Kiff, IMF at a conference in Rome hosted by AFME and ABI on 7/8 October
19 October 2010
Mark Austen in Financial News, on OTC derivatives: One size doesn't fit all
23 August 2010
Mark Austen in The Guardian: Banks: Too big to be bailed out
17 August 2010
AFME / ESF European ABS Credit Performance Update
18 June 2010
European Structured Finance: Investor Appetite; Rating Methodology; Credit Performance Update
01 June 2010
Rick Watson discusses securitisation with the editor of Credit magazine
16 November 2009
Joint Industry Slides on MT 202 COV
22 May 2009
EU Parliament seminar: "Credit Rating Agencies and their role in the future regulatory framework", Brussels - speech by Bertrand Huet, Managing Director, EU Legal and Regulatory Counsel
27 April 2009
2013-03-04 Times article image
01 January 0001
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