EFSA is a forum of European Securities Associations gathering the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME), the French Association of Financial Markets (AMAFI), the Spanish AsociaciĆ³n de Mercados Financieros (AMF), the Italian Association of Financial Intermediaries (ASSOSIM), the Danish Securities Dealers Association (DSDA), The German Federal Association of Securities Trading Firms (bwf), The Polish Securities Dealers Association (IDM) and the Swedish Securities Dealers Association (SSDA).

EFSA is a forum for information sharing and mutual understanding. It also helps to deliver joint messages to policy makers, regulators and supervisors on policy issues in European securities markets which benefit from a coordinated approach. EFSA complements the existing activities of the Associations. EFSA maintains active collaboration with sister associations in Europe and worldwide and is open to further partnership with similar counterparts.