Industry Associations

Industry Associations


ASIFMA - Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association
ASIFMA is an independent, regional trade association with over 100 member firms comprising a diverse range of leading financial institutions from both the buy and sell side.

AII - Association of Institutional Investors
The Association of Institutional Investors is a member led organization of institutional investment advisors that represents the interests of investors.

FIA - Futures Industry Association
FIA is the leading global trade organization for the futures, options and centrally cleared derivatives markets, with offices in London, Singapore and Washington, D.C. FIA’s membership includes clearing.

IIF - Institute of International Finance
The Institute of International Finance’s mission is to support the financial industry in the prudent management of risks and to advocate for policies that foster global financial stability and sustainable economic growth.

ISDA - International Swaps and Derivatives Association
ISDA’s core areas of focus in the OTC derivatives markets includes: legal and documentation; public policy; risk management; market infrastructure; research; and accounting and tax.

ISITC North America
The mission of ISITC is to support global securities operations, to promote Straight Through Processing throughout the industry, to recommend and endorse operating standards that will reduce risk and increase efficiency, and to use the combined expertise of its members to address developments within the industry.

ISSA - International Securities Services Association
ISSA is a neutral non-profit association domiciled in Zurich (Switzerland). Currently, it has more than 110 member institutions such as custodian banks, clearing organisations, central depositories, stock exchanges, brokers and asset managers in around 50 countries.

SIFMA - Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association
SIFMA exists to advocate that America’s capital markets operate effectively and efficiently, to the benefit of all market participants, and is the voice of the U.S. securities industry, representing the broker-dealers, banks and asset managers.

World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

The CityUK
TheCityUK is the representative body for the UK-based financial and related professional services industry, and promotes policies that drive competitiveness, support job creation as well as ensure long-term economic growth.

Chatham House
Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, is an independent policy institute based in London whose mission is to help build a sustainably secure, prosperous and just world.

ECMI/CEPS - European Capital Markets Institute/Centre for European Policy Studies
ECMI conducts independent research and informs debate and policymaking on a broad range of issues relevant to capital markets by facilitating interaction among market participants, policymakers and academics.

Eurofi is a platform for exchanges between the financial services industry and the public authorities addressing issues related to the evolution of financial regulation and supervision and the economic and monetary context impacting the EU financial sector.

IOSCO - International Organization of Securities Commissions
The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) is the international body that brings together the world's securities regulators and develops, implements and promotes adherence to internationally recognized standards for securities regulation.


Blockchain Research Institute
The Blockchain Research Institute is a knowledge network organized to study the strategic implications of blockchain and aims to fill a large gap in the global understanding of the second era of the internet and its impact on business, government, and society.

The mission of Coincenter is to build a better understanding of these technologies and to promote a regulatory climate that preserves the freedom to innovate using permissionless blockchain technologies.

Digital Chamber of Commerce
The mission of the Digital Chamber of Commerce is to promote the acceptance and use of digital assets and blockchain-based technologies through education, advocacy and working closely with policymakers, regulatory agencies and industry.

Hosted by The Linux Foundation, Hyperledger is an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies through its global collaboration with leaders in finance, banking, Internet of Things, supply chains, manufacturing and technology.

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance
Enterprise Ethereum Alliance is an open-source blockchain initiative, developing open industry standards and facilitating collaboration with its member base.