Members briefing calls

AFME holds monthly briefing calls, open to all staff in member firms.

These calls are led by our policy experts and are intended to provide analysis and insight in to issues currently affecting the European capital markets. Details of forthcoming calls are included in our monthly members' newsletter.

  • Mar 2017 45m

    CMU – where are we now? Addressing Europe’s shortage of risk capital

    AFME’s March Member Briefing Call examines where we are with Capital Markets Union and explores the issue of Europe’s shortage of risk capital. Speakers include Robert van Geffen, Director, Policy, and Cedric Pacheco, Manager, Capital Markets at AFME with a guest presentation from Allen Simpson, Head of Public Policy, Barclays Corporate Banking and Chair of the AFME SME Working Group.

  • Feb 2017 45m

    Operational impacts of Brexit on wholesale banking and capital markets in Europe

    AFME Members’ Briefing Call

    • Rob Morgan, Managing Director for Technology & Operations
    • Nick Forrest, Director, PwC
  • Jan 2017 45m

    AFME Members' Briefing call 2017 outlook with one year to go to MiFID II – Where are we now?


    2017 outlook with one year to go to MiFID II

    Where are we now?

  • Nov 2016 42m

    The benefits of capital markets to high-potential EU economies

    'The benefits of capital markets to high potential EU economies' is a new report, written by AFME in collaboration with New Financial, and published in November 2016, which focuses on 11 high-potential economies (the EU11) in Central and Eastern Europe that could harness the capital markets to accelerate GDP and productivity growth throughout the region. The research measures the size, depth and growth potential of capital markets in the EU11 countries, examines their financial systems and reform programmes; and considers the outlook for long-term growth.

  • Oct 2016 51m

    STS Securitisation: will the new framework deliver for Europe?

    The October 2016 AFME member briefing call examined the framework of STS (Simple, Transparent and Standardised) Securitisation and its effectiveness in Europe. The call featured AFME's Richard Hopkin, Anna Bak and Alex Hunt.

  • Sep 2016 60m

    European regulatory pipeline

    The September 2016 AFME member briefing call focused on political dynamics in the EU and the resulting AFME advocacy approach. The call featured Simon Lewis, AFME's Chief Executive, and Tanguy van de Werve, Managing Director, Advocacy.
  • Jul 2016 45m

    The Future for Europe’s Capital Markets Post-Referendum

    Where are we now?
    Process and outcomes
    EU third country regimes
    EU27 firms in the UK

  • Jun 2016 45m

    Securitisation: what are the solutions?

    A successful securitisation framework is essential to the European Commission’s Capital Markets Union project. AFME experts weigh up the draft reports for securitisation by EP rapporteurs Paul Tang MEP (STS proposals) and Pablo Zalba MEP (CRR proposals).

  • May 2016 45m

    MiFID: From legislation to implementation

    Recorded in the run-up to the UK’s EU referendum, AFME experts discuss the implications of brexit for Europe’s capital markets and the options for UK-based finance institutions seeking to passport their services into the EU.

  • Apr 2016 45m

    Where next for post-trade?

    AFME post-trade team examine the the first wave of migrations to T2S, and what can be learnt for subsequent waves.

  • Mar 2016 45m

    What would 'Brexit' mean for Europe's Capital Markets

    In our latest briefing call we look at how far ethics has come in banking and the work of the new FICC Market Standards Board (FMSB).

  • Feb 2016 45m

    Potential economic gains from reforming insolvency law in Europe

    What are the potential economic gains from reforming insolvency law in Europe? Find out in this Members’ Briefing Call.

  • Jan 2016 45m

    Culture and ethics in banking

    The Senior Managers Regime and its implications for culture and ethics in the financial sector come under the spotlight in this AFME Members’ Briefing.

  • Nov 2015 45m

    Why equity markets matter?

    AFME’s equity team discuss the barriers preventing equity markets from being tapped to fund growth in Europe.

  • Oct 2015 45m

    STS Framework - a securitisation plan for Europe?

    AFME’s securitisation experts examine the European Commission’s proposals for Simple, Transparent and Standardised (STS) securitisation.

  • Sep 2015 45m

    Introduction to the AFME Pan-European SME Finance Guide

    AFME’s Growth team introduce the association’s pan-European SME finance guide.

  • Aug 2015 45m

    Guide to infrastructure financing

    Learn how the AFME-ICMA Guide to Infrastructure Financing helps infrastructure issuers more easily access funding sources - including bank, private placement and public project bond financing.

  • Jun 2015 45m

    Fair and Effective Markets Review

    What are the implications of the Fair and Effective Market Review? Find out in our Members’ Briefing.

  • May 2015 45m

    UK election: outcome and policy implications

    Industry experts discuss the impact bank structural reform measures have had on firms, markets and the wider economy.

  • Mar 2015 45m

    Bridging the growth gap

    In this briefing the differences between EU and US financing for SMEs, infrastructure and private placement are analysed.

  • Feb 2015 45m

    Total Loss Absorbing Capacity & G-SIFIs

    Industry experts discuss the impact bank structural reform measures have had on firms, markets and the wider economy.

  • Jan 2015 45m

    Bank Structural Reform

    Industry experts discuss the impact bank structural reform measures have had on firms, markets and the wider economy.

  • Jan 0001 45m

    Bank Structural Reform

    Associate membership is for service providers and professional advisors, such as law firms.