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Financial industry associations

American Bankers Association Based in Washington, DC, the ABA represents banks of all sizes on issues of national importance for financial institutions and their customers.

American Finance Association The premier academic organization devoted to the study and promotion of knowledge about financial economics.

American Mathematical Society: The American Mathematical Society promotes mathematical research and its uses, strengthens mathematical education, and fosters awareness and appreciation of mathematics and its connections to other disciplines and to everyday life.

Association for Financial Professionals: AFP serves thousands of members networked together with a common goal: Raising the stature and visibility of the finance profession.

Association of Financial Guaranty Insurers: The trade association of the insurers and reinsurers of municipal bonds and asset-backed securities.

Associazione Italiana Financial Risk Management: Purpose is to increase awareness of the criteria for measuring risk and improving operation and use as well as improve organizational standards of corporate functions that deal with risk measurement

Australian Finance Association: Since 1986 the Australian Financial Markets Association (AFMA) has been at the vanguard of the Australian over-the-counter (OTC) wholesale financial markets industry. Formed in 1986 to streamline market practices and establish trading standards in OTC markets, AFMA is recognised as the peak representative body of OTC markets in Australia.

Bank for International Settlements: An international organization which fosters cooperation among central banks and other agencies in pursuit of monetary and financial stability. Its banking services are provided exclusively to central banks and international organisations.

British Bankers' Association: The leading trade association in the banking and financial services industry representing banks and other financial services firms operating in the UK. It has 250 members, as well as many associate members, which fund its not-for-profit activities.

Capital Markets Credit Analysts Society: Members primarily consist of managers and analysts of credit risk departments – typically banks and broker/dealers nationwide – which directly support their employers’ capital market activities, most notably U.S. Treasury and Agency obligations, repurchase and reverse repurchase agreements, mortgage backed securities, stock loan/borrow, options and foreign exchange.

Center for Latin American Capital Market: Original research and general research tools for academics, investors and professionals interested in conducting research on Latin American Capital Markets.

Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (formerly AIMR): An international, nonprofit organization of more than 60,000 investment practitioners and educators in over 100 countries.

Finance Management Association International: The vision of the Financial Management Association International is to be the global leader in developing and disseminating knowledge about financial decision making.

The Financial Services Authority: The Financial Services Authority (FSA) is an independent non-governmental body, given statutory powers by the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.  The Treasury appoints the FSA Board, which currently consists of a Chairman, a Chief Executive Officer, two Managing Directors, and eleven non-executive directors.

Global Association of Risk Professionals: The Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) is a not-for-profit association consisting of 38820 individuals around the world who are involved in financial risk management.

Institute for Mathematics and its Applications: The primary mission of the IMA is to increase the impact of mathematics by fostering research of a truly interdisciplinary nature, linking mathematics of the highest caliber and important scientific and technological problems from other disciplines and industry.

International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers: The International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers is a not-for-profit professional association dedicated to the advancement of Credit Portfolio Management.

International Association of Financial Engineers: The IAFE is the not-for-profit, professional society dedicated to fostering the profession of quantitative finance by providing platforms to discuss cutting-edge and pivotal issues in the field.

International Securities Market Association: The International Securities Market Association (ISMA) is the self-regulatory organisation and trade association for the international securities market.

International Swaps and Derivatives Association: The International Swaps and Derivatives Association is the global trade association representing participants in the privately negotiated derivatives industry, a business covering swaps and options across all asset classes (interest rate, currency, commodity and energy, credit and equity). ISDA was chartered in 1985, and today numbers over 600 member institutions from 46 countries on six continents. These members include most of the world's major institutions who deal in, as well as leading end-users of, privately negotiated derivatives. The membership includes associated service providers and consultants.

New York Society of Security Analysts: Through generations of investment professionals NYSSA remains steady as a leading forum for the investment community since 1937.

Q Group Australia: The Q Group is an association of Australian finance practitioners and researchers who are active in the development and use of quantitative techniques in finance and investment.

Quantitative Work Alliance for Applied Finance, Education and Wisdom: QWAFAFEW is an informal organization of quantitatively oriented professionals in various aspects of financial services (primarily investment management).

The Q-Group: The purpose of the Institute is to help the investment community create and implement structured solutions to financial and investment problems.

Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association: SIFMA is a 501(c)(6) organization that represents the shared interests of participants in the global financial markets. SIFMA members include international securities firms, US-registered broker-dealers and asset managers. Member participation is the very core of who we are and the key to our effectiveness.

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics: Applied mathematics, in partnership with computational science, is essential in solving many real-world problems. Our mission is to build cooperation between mathematics and the worlds of science and technology through our publications, research, and community.


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