The IIF offers an independent source of global economic, debt, sustainable finance, digital finance and financial research. We provide a comprehensive assessment of the global outlook with a focus on key emerging markets, risks, and policy challenges. Members may access a variety of reports and the underlying data and may also tap the IIF’s team of highly experienced, international economists, capital markets and policy analysts for customized briefings on a range of macro, regional, country and thematic issues. Members are also eligible to accompany IIF staff on in-person and virtual IIF Investor Trips to leverage our longstanding relationships with the public and private sectors in emerging markets.
The IIF is the leading voice for the financial industry on global regulatory issues. The IIF’s advocacy focuses on the regulatory topics of importance to internationally active firms, including international capital and liquidity standards for banks and insurers; systemic risk regulation; cross-border resolution; cross-border securities and asset management regulation; shadow banking; industry risk management and governance practices; digital finance regulation and policy; and international convergence on accounting and disclosure standards for the industry. The IIF also examines a range of financial policy issues, including issues facing long-term investors, infrastructure investment, financial inclusion, and sustainable finance. Members can engage on these advocacy issues by participating in over 20 IIF committees and working groups.
IIF meetings and events are considered the foremost gatherings of the international financial industry. They take place in every region of the world in both virtual and in-person formats and provide members with the opportunity to connect with peers, clients, industry thought-leaders, regulators and public officials from around the globe.
The financial industry will continue to evolve and change with new technologies and opportunities. The IIF works to identify trends impacting the future of the industry, inform decisionmakers, and engage policymakers on technology-driven developments. We deliver research and advocacy on topics such as crypto, AI, data policy, regtech, and cybersecurity.