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.
Industry outreach event: Market Abuse Regulation (MAR)
11 May 2016
Information Statement in accordance with Article 15 of the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation
13 April 2016
AFME Standard Form Plan of Distribution
07 April 2016
AFME Standard Form Book-Entry Delivery and Form - Option II
AFME Standard Form Book-Entry Delivery and Form - Option III
AFME Standard Form Notice to Investors
AFME Standard Form Book-Entry Delivery and Form Option I
AFME Standard Form Transfer Restrictions
Agreement Among Initial Purchasers - English Law Version
Agreement Among Initial Purchasers - New York Law Version
AFME Recommended Market Practices Disclosure by Issuers of Non-Investment Grade Debt Securities
AFME Recommended Listing Practices for Non-Investment Grade Debt Securities
AFME and The Investment Association's EEA equities electronic order handling questionnaire
11 February 2016
AFME and The Investment Association's EEA electronic trading systems and controls statement
AFME model clause for the contractual recognition of bail-in
24 September 2015
Block trade lock-ups guidance
07 February 2014
AFME Model Block Trade Agreement (with Backstop)
24 October 2013
AFME Model Block Trade Agreement (without Backstop)
ECM Model Block Trade Agreements - explanatory memo
The EMEA ECM Model Agreement Among Underwriters (Equities - English Law)
16 November 2012
Standard Form Anti-Corruption Representations
13 July 2012
AFME response to Ferber MiFID Questionnaire
13 January 2012
Market Standards for Corporate Actions Processing, revised version 2012
02 January 2012
AFME Standard Form: Agreement Among Initial Purchasers (English Law)
11 November 2011
Agreement Among Initial Purchasers
15 August 2011
Global FX Division requests discussions with interested parties concerning the establishment of a trade repository for foreign exchange transactions
28 January 2011
Signed OTC Protocol Documents
24 September 2010
OTC Cash Equity Trades - default protocol
22 September 2010
Industry Good Practice Guidelines on Pillar 3 disclosure requirements for Securitisation (Updated)
11 January 2010
Industry Guidance: Maintenance of Wholesale Customer data (work in progress)
04 January 2010
ECM Division Form Confidentality Agreement for Block Trades
08 December 2009
ECM Division Form Confidentiality Agreement for Listed Issuers
Market Standards for Corporate Actions Processing
27 November 2009
Guidelines on disclosure practices for High Yield Issuers in Light of Current Market Conditions
06 April 2009
EHYA Standard Form: Plan of Distribution
01 December 2008
EHYA Standard Form: Book-Entry Delivery & Form - Option III
Eurozone Trading hours & calendar recommendations - cash trading of eurozone government bonds
ESF combined uniform CRA reporting templates for UK Non-Conforming RMBS as of December 2008
EHYA Standard Form: Book-Entry Delivery & Form - Option I
EHYA Standard Form: Transfer of Restrictions
EHYA Standard Form: Notice to Investors
EHYA Standard Form: Book-Entry Delivery & Form - Option II
EHYA Standard Form: Due Diligence Request List
EHYA Closing Memorandum
ESF Prime RMBS Standardised Reporting Template (PDF)
ESF Prime RMBS Standardised Reporting Template (Excel)
ESF Credit Rating Agency Unified Template for UK Non-Conforming (excel)
EPMD Guidance Note: Rome II Regulation & choice of law clauses
21 November 2008
EPDA Recommendation for Quotation performance measurement systems in the Government bond market
16 September 2008
Industry Good Practice Guidelines on Pillar 3 disclosure requirements for Securitisation
30 June 2008
Association for Financial Markets in Europe