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.
Introductory remarks for Global ABS, Barcelona, 14 June 2016
14 June 2016
ASIFMA Structured Finance Conference 2015: Keynote speech by Richard Hopkin
15 October 2015
Global ABS 2015 - ABS Daily 18 June 2015
18 June 2015
From words to action: AFME’s fight for ABS pragmatism in Europe
17 June 2015
Global ABS 2015: Keynote speech delivered by Fernando González
Global ABS 2015 - ABS Daily 17 June 2015
Bold action needed on Capital Markets Union
14 January 2015
AFME CEO Simon Lewis in City AM - Lord Hill should not fear ambitious CMU
03 November 2014
AFME-ICMA Capital Markets and Growth Roundtable and Discussion
30 September 2014
AFME CEO Simon Lewis in Financial News: European securitisation - five steps to recovery
19 May 2014
ASIFMA Renminbi roadmap - May 2014
15 May 2014
Steven Maijoor, ESMA, speech: The reform of financial markets: halfway there
08 May 2014
Sharon Bowles MEP speech: Five years in the chair
ICLG Securitisation 2014 report - full document
ICLG Securitisation 2014 report - AFME chapter
AFME puts case against Tobin tax in Italian media
18 March 2014
Verena Ross, ESMA, speech, Market Liquidity conference 2014
25 February 2014
2014 - Time for clarity in bank regulation
22 January 2014
Download the ICAEW report, 'Cyber-Security in Corporate Finance'
16 January 2014
Read AFME Chief Executive Simon Lewis' remarks at the launch of the ICAEW cybersecurity report
AFME CEO Simon Lewis’ thoughts on the UK legal challenge to CRDIV remuneration proposals - interview on BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast show
26 September 2013
Bank of England Deputy Governor Paul Tucker speaks at AFME conference
24 September 2013
Lord Mandelson speaks at AFME Financing Growth conference about restoring economic growth in Europe
Confidence is in short supply among the UK’s big corporates
27 August 2013
AFME CEO Simon Lewis writes to the Financial Times about how resolution must be consistent
09 August 2013
GFMA LEI Webinar – presentation 18th July 2013
18 July 2013
AFME’s Richard Hopkin discusses the state of Europe’s ABS market in Q&A for Total Securitization magazine
17 June 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
Association for Financial Markets in Europe