Global Financial Markets Associtation

Definition:

The Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA) is a lobby group which "joins together some of the world's largest financial trade associations to develop strategies for global policy issues in the financial markets, and promote coordinated advocacy efforts. The member trade associations count many of the world's largest financial institutions as their members." (according to their website). GFMA currently has three members: the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME), the Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA), and, in the United States, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA).

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