For more details about registration and sponsorship opportunities, please visit the specific event pages through the links at the right.

GFMA and its regional members, AFME, ASIFMA and SIFMA, organize dozens of events around the world every year, bringing together stakeholders from the industry, governments, regulators and other interested parties to discuss the advancement of capital markets in each region.


Upcoming Events


Past Events

SIFMA's 42nd Annual Private Client Conference

13-15 May 2020, Aventura, FL

SIFMA's Private Client Conference brings together leaders from across private wealth management to examine the most topical issues facing the business. Join us for a comprehensive program focusing on financial advice amidst rapidly changing technology, regulations, and investor demographics.

SIFMA Operations Conference & Exhibition

21-24 April 2020, San Diego, CA

As the industry continues to evolve in response to policy, risk, technology and regulatory changes, the Operations Conference & Exhibition delves into the dynamic and complex environment that is reshaping operations, the customer experience and market requirements.

GFMA LEI Webinar

2 April 2020, 8:00 am - 9:00 am

This complimentary GFMA webinar will provide the status of ongoing Global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) projects and policy matters. Join us to stay up-to-date with the latest LEI developments and gain insight from featured speakers including: Robin Doyle, Managing Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs, J.P. Morgan; Stephan Wolf, Chief Executive Officer, Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF)

ASIFMA Tech and Ops Conference 2020: Challenges, Opportunities and Solutions

17-18 March 2020, Singapore

This flagship annual event in Asia for technology and operations is “designed by the industry for the industry” where the industry (sell-side, buy-side, regulators, law firms, consultants and media) come together once a year to meet and discuss important issues impacting this area. The conference identifies key tech & ops related shared challenges that the industry is facing and brings market participants together to help solve these.

SIFMA C&L Annual Seminar

15-18 March 2020, Orlando, FL

The C&L Annual Seminar provides compliance and legal professionals with a unique opportunity to hear from industry leaders and regulators over a three-day program, and to share information, collaborate and network.

SIFMA's Insurance-& Risk-Linked Securities Conference

1-3 March 2020, Miami, FL

Each year, the SIFMA Insurance- and Risk-Linked Securities (IRLS) Conference brings together thought leaders and subject matter experts for a robust industry discussion on the numerous factors that are reshaping the ILS markets and driving further growth.

AFME's 11th Annual Spanish Capital Markets Conference, in collaboration with AEB

13 February 2020, Novotel Madrid Centre, Calle de O'Donnell, 53, 28009, Madrid, Spain

For the last ten years, AFME’s Annual Spanish Capital Markets Conference has been designed by our members to address the most pressing issues and trends affecting the Spanish capital markets. The programme, with keynote presentations, debate and networking, brings together senior industry stakeholders from across Europe to discuss key markets areas for funding growth in Spain.

SIFMA's Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Conference

5-6 February 2020, New York, NY

SIFMA’s Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Conference brings together leaders from the securities industry, regulatory agencies and law enforcement to discuss the latest developments and priorities in the AML and financial crime space. Throughout the two-day program, attendees will hear directly from the industry’s regulators; participate in closed-door sessions; and network with policymakers and peer compliance professionals.

SIFMA's Corporate Actions Tax Seminar

13 December 2019, New York, NY or Webinar

The Corporate Actions Tax Seminar is an annual event that features industry leaders discussing the latest regulatory requirements and challenges in the tax compliance and corporate actions space. This half-day program includes interactive panel discussions with speakers from accounting firms, broker dealers, and industry clearing and vendor providers. Network with peers and receive the latest updates on Corporate Actions and Tax Requirements across the financial markets.

AFME's Rome Investment Forum 2019, in cooperation with FeBAF

9-10 December 2019, Scuderie di Palazzo Altieri, Via di Santo Stefano del Cacco, 1, 00186, Rome, Italy

The Rome Investment Forum 2019 is an annual international conference which focuses on investments as a long-term driver of development and economic growth organised by the Italian Banking Insurance and Finance Federation (FeBAF) in cooperation with the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME). The 2019 edition will be held in Rome on 9th and 10th December 2019.

AFME's 7th Annual Covered Bonds Market Conference, in cooperation with vdp

29 November 2019, Regent Hotel Charlottenstraße, 49 10117 Berlin Germany

AFME and vdp’s 7th Annual Covered Bonds Market Conference brings together senior stakeholders from the European covered bonds and fixed income industry to network and debate the latest issues and trends influencing this key European market.

ASIFMA’s 9th China Capital Markets Conference

29 November 2019, Hong Kong

This conference brings together significant regulators, sell side, buy side, issuers, treasurers and industry influencers to discuss key China capital market developments including the effort to develop deep and liquid inbound and outbound markets.

AFME’s 3rd Annual European Compliance and Legal Conference 

2 October-4 May 2019, The Westin Paris – Vendôme, Paris 

AFME’s 3rd Annual European Compliance and Legal Conference takes place on 2-4 October 2019 in Paris. It will bring together a high-level audience to engage with leading industry experts and discuss key issues shaping the legal and compliance functions in the European financial sector. Individuals will hear from the regulators on the latest developments, network with senior legal and compliance officers and discover how their peers and clients are navigating the new market landscape. This event is designed for European legal and compliance professionals, the programme has been created by AFME members, regulators and our sponsors. 

AFME’s 12th Annual European Post Trade Conference

8 May 2019, Fenchurch Street, London

Now in its twelfth year, the Conference is the leading event for the European clearing and settlements industry. The programme is designed by the AFME Post Trade Board and the is attended by over 200 senior market professionals representing; European buy and sell side, regulators, policymakers, central banks and industry service providers. This years’ agenda will cover key issues including the impact of Brexit on European post trade, the regulatory outlook including CMU, EPTF and CSDR and the developments in distributed ledger technology.

GFMA LEI Webinar

6 March 2019, 7.45AM – 9.00AM ET

This complimentary GFMA webinar will provide the status of ongoing Global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) projects and policy matters.

GFMA-ASIFMA Green Finance Conference

5-6 June 2018, Marina Mandarin Hotel Singapore

Co-organized by GFMA and ASIFMA, this 2-day conference will highlight the key role the financial services industry must play in the transition to sustainable development, including the mainstreaming of green securities and how enthusiasm for such financial instruments has grown among investors.

GFMA LEI Webinar

18 April 2018, 7:45 am - 9:00 am

This complimentary GFMA webinar, the latest in a series of updates on the global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) system, will provide the status of ongoing LEI projects as well as those on the near horizon.

GFMA, GLEIF and Thomson Reuters' LEI Webinar

27 April 2017

This Webinar brought attendees up-to-date on the continued expansion of the Global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) System and help ensure firms are ready to comply with rapidly-approaching regulatory mandates. It is important that investment firms understand the uses and benefits of the LEI. In addition, firms must be aware of requirements to be introduced with the implementation of MiFID II / MiFIR in Europe that will significantly impact Asian counterparties.