ASIFMA is an independent, regional trade association with over 125 member firms comprising a diverse range of leading financial institutions from both the buy and sell side, including banks, asset managers, law firms and market infrastructure service providers. Together, we harness the shared interests of the financial industry to promote the development of liquid, deep and broad capital markets in Asia. ASIFMA advocates stable, innovative and competitive Asian capital markets that are necessary to support the region’s economic growth. We drive consensus, advocate solutions and effect change around key issues through the collective strength and clarity of one industry voice. Our many initiatives include consultations with regulators and exchanges, development of uniform industry standards, advocacy for enhanced markets through policy papers, and lowering the cost of doing business in the region. Through the GFMA alliance with SIFMA in the United States and AFME in Europe, ASIFMA also provides insights on global best practices and standards to benefit the region.
AWARE (Association of Women for Action and Research) is Singapore’s leading women’s rights and gender-equality advocacy group. AWARE identifies and works to eliminate gender-based barriers through research, advocacy, education, training and support services. AWARE's focus areas in 2020 include supporting sexual violence survivors, enabling women to balance work and caregiving, and combatting workplace discrimination and harassment.
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