AFME Videos

  • Bridging the Growth Gap

    Clare Francis, Lloyds Banking Groups Head of Global Corporate Banking discusses AFME's investor-led report Bridging the Growth Gap.ghjghj

  • The definitive guide to the Fair and Effective Markets Review (FEMR)

    James Kemp, Head of GFMA’s Global FX division and chair of FEMR's expert group for currencies, presents the definitive guide to the Fair and Effective Markets Review (FEMR).

  • AFME-ICMA Guide to infrastructure financing

    Rick Watson, AFME's Head of Capital Markets, discusses the AFME-ICMA Guide to infrastructure financing.

  • 3 minutes on market liquidity

    Michael Lever, AFME's Head of Prudential Regulation, discusses GFMA and IIF's comprehensive new report from PwC on the state global market liquidity.

  • Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)

    Rick Watson, Head of Capital Markets, discusses AFME’s pan-European SME guide – Raising finance for Europe’s small and medium-sized businesses.

  • AFME 6 years on

    AFME’s Chief Executive, Simon Lewis, reflects on the association’s work since our foundation six years ago, the changes in the banking sector post-crisis and the challenges ahead.

  • AFME - The Voice of Europe's Capital Markets

    Members of the AFME team, major financial institutions and policymakers explain how AFME serves as the voice of Europe's wholesale capital markets.

  • What the Senior Managers Regime means for banks

    With the new Senior Managers Regime coming into force, AFME's Head of Compliance, Will Dennis, explains the implications of the new regulations and what they mean for the banking industry.

  • How AFME provides insight for Europe's policymakers

    Trade associations put across the industry position on key policy positions coming out of the European Commission and Parliament. But how do they actually interact with the policymakers themselves? MEP Kay Swinburne explains the role trade associations play in policy-making and the need for trusted counter-parties, such as AFME.

  • AFME's history, board and achievements

    AFME Chairman Michael Cole-Fontayn provides insight on the association's formation after the financial crisis and how it has provided a forum for the industry to effectively debate the issues affecting Europe's capital markets.

  • Why there's a need for a body like AFME

    AFME's Cheif Executive, Simon Lewis, explains the associations role in acting as a voice for the wholesale capital markets industry.

  • European High Yield: A Spanish Perspective

    Gary Simmons, AFME’s High Yield Managing Director,  and Christian Knitzschke, Head of High Yield Syndicate Europe at BBVA, discuss the key takeaways from AFME’s “European High Yield: Spanish Perspective” conference in Madrid.

  • Market Liquidity 2016

    AFME’s Annual European Fixed Income and FX Market Liquidity Conference provides market participants, policy makers and regulators with a lively forum to discuss current issues affecting European financial markets, in particular market liquidity.

    2016’s conference featured keynotes from Philip Coggan, Buttonwood columnist and Capital Markets Editor at The Economist and Charles Roxburgh, Director General, Financial Services at HM Treasury. On the agenda were panel sessions examining China’s impact on European markets, emerging technology and how changes in conduct affect liquidity.

  • Reforming Europe's disparate insolvency regimes

    AFME’s Director of Strategy, Paul McGhee, discusses the economic benefits of reforming European insolvency law and the findings from AFME’s insolvency report.

  • Rebuilding trust and confidence in the FX industry

    James Kemp, Managing Director of GFMA's Global FX Division, discusses the need to rebuild trust in the FX industry and the upcoming global code for foreign exchange.

  • The importance of internal capital models

    Jacqueline Mills, Director of AFME's Prudential Division, explains the how internal risk measurements provide the most accurate results for the banking industry.

  • Supporting SMEs and the European Growth agenda

    Rick Watson, AFME's Head of Capital Markets, explains how the European Commission's Capital Markets Union initiative will help SMEs tap into more diverse funding sources.

  • Has the 2016 fall in bank shares been overdone?

    AFME's Head of Prudential Michael Lever explains the drivers behind the fall in bank shares seen in the early part of 2016, including the uncertainty around upcoming financial regulation.

  • Why UK banks are represented by AFME

    Clare Francis, Managing Director and Head of Global Corporate Banking at Lloyds Banking Group, explains her work with AFME and the importance of being represented by a pan-European organisation.

  • The value AFME provides for BNP Paribas

    Capital markets are vital for funding growth in Europe. Olivier Osty BNP Paribas's Global Head of Sales & Trading, Global Markets helps explain the barriers to economic growth in Europe and how AFME acts as a trusted interlocutor between banks and regulators.

  • Why capital markets are needed to finance growth

    Work still needs to be done to explain the importance of capital markets in Europe, but this is changing with a growing recognition that these markets are vital for growth. AFME's Managing Director of Advocacy, Tanguy van de Werve, explains what can be done at a national and international level to promote growth in Europe through its capital markets.

  • How J.P. Morgan works with AFME

    J.P. Morgan's Co-Head of Global Credit, Securitised Products and Public Finance, Guy America explains how the bank works with AFME and the value the association brings when it comes to interacting with policy-makers.