An overview of the organisation's background.
The work AFME does and its current priorities.
Shaping the growth agenda.
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.
The Primary Dealers Board monitors developments in regulation, policy and market structure that affect the rates markets and formulates industry-wide responses to these developments. It addresses developments affecting the European government bond market specifically and aims to build consensus within the industry and acts as a bridge between financial market participants and policymakers. AFME advocates with relevant stakeholders in the European debt markets, including institutions such as the European Commission, the European Central Bank, ESMA, European sovereign debt management offices and ministries of Finance.
It consists of the heads of government bond trading, or their representatives, of Europe's top 27 Primary Dealers in sovereign debt.
Download latest Primary Dealers list for the counterparty type definitions under the HRF
25 June 2013
AFME submits comments on European Commission consultation on long-term financing of the European economy
04 February 2013
Investor survey of fixed income liquidity
New report highlights European investor concerns over proposed MiFID transparency regime for fixed income
01 February 2013
MIFID II & Fixed Income Transparency Briefing Note
14 November 2012
AFME/ISDA response to Liikanen High-Level Expert Group recommendations
Association for Financial Markets in Europe