AFME works with its members to represent the industry's position on the key issues facing Europe's financial markets.
The Banking Union project was launched in 2012, with legislative proposals for the creation of a Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM). The following year the Commission tabled proposals for the creation of a Single Resolution Mechanism which would complement centralised SSM supervision.
AFME and its members are actively engaging on bank structural reform measures.
Capital markets union (CMU) is a flagship initiative of the European Commission.
AFME is opposed to the FTT because of its negative impact on end users and the wider economy.
AFME is working with its members to make a positive contribution to the European insolvency reform debate.
AFME's Italian FTT – Derivatives Protocol allow parties to adhere to a set of standard provisions regarding FTT.
AFME advocates securitisation as a vital funding tool in Europe and a channel for borrowers to access the capital markets.