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December 19, 2007 

Calculations for Payments on Mexico VRR's, Series F, Announced. 

December 18, 2007 

Standard & Poor's Upgrades Chile's Foreign Currency Rating from A to A+. 

December 13, 2007 

Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year's Holidays.  

2008 Holiday Schedule.  

2008 Batch Settlement Schedule for Certain Class I Loan Assets. 

December 7, 2007 

EMTA Corporate Bond Forum in London to Be Held on January 29, 2008. Invitations to be distributed shortly. 

 

Standard & Poor's Downgrades Belize's Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating to 'Select Default'.
 

December 5, 2007 

"The Economic and Political Outlook for Russia." Presentation by Anders Aslund, Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics at EMTA's Annual Meeting.  

EMTA Annual Meeting Sell Side Panel - Market Views on Key Variables for 2008. 

December 3, 2007 

Various Retail Bondholders v. Argentina. 

November 29, 2007 

Anders Aslund, Senior Fellow at Peterson Institute for International Economics, to Deliver Keynote Address at EMTA's Annual Meeting on Wednesday, December 5, 2007.  Click Here to Register. 

"Russia’s Capitalist Revolution: Why Market Reform Succeeded and Democracy Failed" by Anders Aslund Is Now Available - CLICK HERE for more information. 

November 28, 2007 

List of Live and Silent Auction Items for EM Benefit to Be Held in New York on December 5, 2007 Now Available.   

November 27, 2007 

Standard & Poor's Upgrades Israel's Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating from A- to A. 

November 26, 2007 

EMTA's Fourth Quarter Bulletin is Now Available in our Bulletin Section. 

November 21, 2007 

Standard & Poor's Upgrades Ecuador's Long-Term Sovereign Credit Rating from CCC to B-. 

November 20, 2007 

Revised Primers for Venezuela Oil Obligations and Nigeria Payment Adjustment Warrants, and EMTA Advisories RegardingVenezuela Oil Obligations and Their Related PaymentsandNigeria Payment Adjustment Warrants and Their Related Payments. 

November 19, 2007 

EMTA Announces 3Q 2007 Debt Trading Stood at US$1.680 Trillion. 

November 16, 2007 

Mexico VRR, Series F, Record Date of December 17 and Payment Date of December 31. Trades are ‘Ex-Dividend’ on December 13. Calculations for Payments on the VRR's will be Announced by the Fiscal Agent Shortly. 

November 7, 2007

Various Retail Bondholders v. Argentina. 

November 6, 2007 

Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for US Thanksgiving Holiday. 

October 31, 2007 

Fiscal Agent Notice Regarding November 15, 2007 Payment on Nigeria Payment Adjustment Rights. 

October 30, 2007 

Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for US Veterans' Day Holiday. 

October 28, 2007 

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner wins Argentine Presidency in First Round, Market reaction from Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch. 

October 19, 2007 

List of Live Auction and Silent Auction Items for EM Benefit to Be Held in London on October 26, 2007 Now Available.  

EMTA Annual Meeting in New York City to be Held on December 5, 2007. Invitations to be distributed shortly. 

October 18, 2007 

Moody's Upgrades Indonesia's Foreign-Currency Bond Rating from B1 to Ba3.  

Special Presentation “World Bank Global Development Finance Report". 

October 16, 2007 

Calculations for Payments on Venezuela Oil Obligations Announced. 

October 11, 2007 

Standard & Poor's Upgrades the Czech Republic's Foreign Currency Sovereign Credit Rating from A- to A. 

October 9, 2007 

Standard & Poor's Downgrades Kazakhstan's Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating from BBB to BBB-. 

October 8, 2007 

Standard & Poor's Upgrades Mexico's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Rating from BBB to BBB+. 

October 1, 2007 

Special Presentation: "Committee on the Global Financial System (CGFS) Report: Financial Stability and Local Currency Bond Markets"
 

 
 

EM Ltd. and NML Capital v. Argentina Supreme Court Writ of Certiorari Denied. 

September 26, 2007 

"Developing Asia: Stellar Growth Continues." Presentation by Dr. Ifzal Ali (Asian Development Bank) at the EMTA Forum in Singapore, Hosted by ING Wholesale Banking.  

Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for US Columbus Day Holiday.

Capital Ventures International v. Argentina. 

September 25, 2007 

EMTA's Third Quarter Bulletin is Now Available in our Bulletin Section.

EMTA Special Presentation “World Bank Global Development Finance Report" in NYC on September 26, 2007 Postponed to October 18.
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EMTA Special Presentation “Committee on the Global Financial System (CGFS) Report: Financial Stability and Local Currency Bond Markets" in NYC on October 1, 2007. Click Here to Register. 

September 24, 2007 

MarketAxess, in Partnership with EMTA, to Hold Fourth Annual Charity Trading Day on Wednesday September 26, 2007.
 

Venezuela Oil Obligations Record Date of September 28 and Payment Date of October 15 Expected. Trades are "Ex-Dividend" on September 26. Calculations for Payments on the Oil Obligations will be Announced by the Fiscal Agent Shortly. 

September 21, 2007 

Ellington v. HSBC. 

September 19, 2007 

EMTA Fall Forum in New York City to Be Held on October 10, 2007. Click Here to Register. 

Fitch Upgrades Mexico's Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating from BBB to BBB+.

Calculations for Payments on Mexico VRR's, Series F, Announced. 

September 18, 2007 

US Federal Reserve Cuts Interest Rates by Wider-Than-Expected 50 bps. Market Reaction from Bank of America. 

September 14, 2007 

Asset Managers Division of SIFMA Hosts Meeting in Boston on September 18, 2007. Click Here to Register. 

September 12, 2007 

Mexico VRR, Series F, Record Date of September 14 and Payment Date of October 1 Expected. Trades are ‘Ex-Dividend’ on September 12. Calculations for Payments on the VRR's will be Announced by the Fiscal Agent Shortly. 

September 10, 2007 

EMTA to Hold a Special Presentation “World Bank Global Development Finance Report" in NYC on September 26, 2007. Click Here to Register. 

Ellington v. HSBC. 

 

German Federal Constitutional Court Decision Relating to Argentina. 

September 4, 2007 

Standard & Poor's Upgrades the Dominican Republic's Long-Term Sovereign Credit Rating from B to B+. 

August 29, 2007 

Annual Emerging Markets Benefit to be Held in New York City on December 5, 2007. CLICK HEREfor the Invitation. 

August 23, 2007 

EMTA Announces 2Q 2007 Debt Trading Stood at US$1.754 Trillion.

Moody's Upgrades Brazil's Foreign-Currency Rating from Ba2 to Ba1. 

August 22, 2007 

EMTA Forum in Singapore to Be Held on September 24, 2007. Click Here to Register. 

August 20, 2007 

EMTA Forum in Hong Kong to Be Held on September 24, 2007. Click Here to Register. 

August 15, 2007 

Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for UK Summer Bank and US Labor Day Holidays. 

August 3, 2007 

Seguros Caracas de Liberty Mutual v. Goldman Sachs. 

July 27, 2007 

Fitch Upgrades Uruguay's Sovereign Issuer Default Rating from B+ to BB-. 

July 26, 2007 

Moody's Upgrades Hong Kong's Foreign-Currency Bond Rating from Aa3 to Aa2.  

Moody's Upgrades China's Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating from A2 to A1. 

July 25, 2007 

Moody's Upgrades South Korea's Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating from A3 to A2. 

July 24, 2007 

Save the Date! EMTA's Second Annual Singapore Forum Scheduled for Wednesday, September 26, 2007. (Invitations Will Be Sent to EMTA Members Shortly.) 

July 23, 2007 

Save the Date! EMTA's Second Annual Hong Kong Forum Scheduled for Monday, September 24, 2007. (Invitations Will Be Sent to EMTA Members Shortly.) 

July 18, 2007 

EM Ltd. and NML Capital v. Argentina Brief in Opposition of Petition for Writ of CertiorariClick Here to Download.

EM Ltd. and NML Capital v. Argentina Central Bank Brief in Opposition of Petition for Writ of CertiorariClick Here to Download.

EM Ltd. and NML Capital v. Argentina Reply Brief in Support of Petition for Writ of CertiorariClick Here to Download.

July 17, 2007 

Emerging Markets Benefit to Be Held in London on October 26, 2007. Please contact Emma McClintock (emclintock@bluebayinvest.com), Verena Mladek (verena.mladek@dkibb.com) or Jonathan Murno (jmurno@emta.org) for Tickets and Additional Information. 

July 16, 2007 

Moody's Upgrades Peru's Foreign-Currency Bond Rating from Ba3 to Ba2. 

July 10, 2007 

EMTA's Seminar on the Côte d'Ivoire - After the Peace: Finding the Path to Rehabilitation and Debt Sustainability, hosted by UBS, London - POSTPONED. 

July 5, 2007 

EMTA's Seminar on the Côte d'Ivoire - After the Peace: Finding the Path to Rehabilitation and Debt Sustainability, hosted by UBS, London on July 26, 2007. Click Here to Register. 

June 23, 2007 

EMTA Amicus Brief in Barbados Trust Company Ltd. v. Bank of Zambia.
 

June 21, 2007 

Fitch Upgrades Colombia's Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating from BB to BB+. 

June 20, 2007 

Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for US Independence Day Holiday. 

June 19, 2007 

Save the Date for EMTA's Seminar on the Côte d'Ivoire - After the Peace: Finding the Path to Rehabilitation and Debt Sustainability, hosted by UBS, London on July 26, 2007.  

Calculations for Payments on Uruguay VRR's Announced. 

June 15, 2007 

Calculations for Payments on Mexico VRR's, Series E, Announced.  

EMTA's Second Quarter Bulletin is Now Available in our Bulletin Section. 

June 12, 2007 

Standard & Poor's Introduces Sovereign Recovery Ratingsand  Issues Speculative-Grade Recovery Rating Report. 

June 11, 2007 

EMTA Annual Summer Forum in London to be Held on June 28, 2007. Click Here to Register.  

BNP Paribas, as Servicing Institution of the Restructuring and Consolidating Agreement dated September 20, 1990 (RCA), has been advised by the Kingdom of Morocco of its intention to prepay Tranche A in full (principal plus interest) on July 2, 2007 pursuant to clause 21.02 of the RCA. 

June 7, 2007 

Netting and Offset Facilities Completed for Nigeria and Venezuela Warrants.  

EMTA Summer Forum in London to be Held on June 28, 2007. Details TBA.  

June 6, 2007 

Revised Primers for Venezuela Oil Obligations and  Nigeria Payment Adjustment Warrants. 

June 5, 2007 

Moody's Upgrades Panama's Country Ceiling from Baa1 to A3. 

June 4, 2007 

Special Presentation: "The Argentina Precedent: Will Others Follow?" 

 

May 31, 2007 

EM Ltd. and NML Capital v. Argentina Petition for Writ of Certiorari.
 

May 30, 2007 

Special Presentation: "A Shortcut to Local Markets in Brazil" 
 

  • Click Here to View the Presentation by Itaú Corretora  
  • Click Here to View the Presentation by Unibanco Brazil  
  • Click Here to View the Presentation by Banco Votorantim S.A.  
 

May 23, 2007 

Seguros Caracas de Liberty Mutual v. Goldman Sachs. 

May 22, 2007 

EMTA Announces 1Q 2007 Debt Trading Volume Stood at US$1.697 Trillion.
 

May 16, 2007 

Calculations for Payments on Mexico VRR's, Series E, Announced.  

EMTA to Hold a Special Presentation “The Argentina Precedent: Will Others Follow?" in NYC on June 4, 2007. Click Here to Register. 

Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for US Memorial Day and UK Spring Bank Holidays.  

Standard & Poor's Upgrades Brazil's Long-Term Sovereign Credit Rating from BB to BB+. 

Mexico VRR, Series E, Record Date of June 15 and Payment Date of July 2 Expected. Trades are ‘Ex-Dividend’ on June 13. Calculations for Payments on the VRR's will be Announced by the Fiscal Agent Shortly. 

May 15, 2007 

EMTA to Hold a Special Presentation “A Shortcut to Local Markets in Brazil” in NYC on May 30, 2007. Click Here to Register.  

 

Moody's Downgrades Cerro Negro - Merrill Lynch Commentary. 

May 14, 2007 

Moody's Downgrades Cerro Negro from B1 to B3.
 

May 11, 2007 

Fiscal Agent Notice Regarding May 15, 2007 Payment on Nigeria Payment Adjustment Rights. 

May 10, 2007 

Fitch Upgrades Brazil's Long-Term Foreign Currency from BB to BB+. 

May 9, 2007 

Save the Date for EMTA's Special Presentation: A Shortcut to Local Markets in Brazil.  

 

"Rating EM Corporate Bonds and Piercing the Sovereign Ceiling." Presentation by Vincent J. Truglia (Moody's Investors Service) at EMTA Corporate Bond Forum.
 

May 2, 2007 

Moody's Upgrades Dominican Republic's Foreign-Currency Bond Rating from B3 to B2. 

 

Venezuela Statement Regarding IMF and IBRD Membership.
 

April 25, 2007 

Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for UK May Day Bank Holiday.  

EMTA Advisory Regarding Nigeria Payment Adjustment Warrants and Related Payments on Payment Adjustment Rights. 

April 24, 2007 

EMTA Corporate Bond Forum in New York, Sponsored by ING Financial Markets LLC, to be Held on May 9, 2007Click Here to Register.
 

April 19, 2007 

"Putin's Political Legacy: Stability or Sclerosis?" Presentation by Larry Brainard, Trusted Sources, at EMTA Spring Forum. 

April 13, 2007 

Whitney Debevoise Approved as US Executive Director at World Bank. 

 

EMTA publishes FX and Currency Derivative Market Practice No. 42, recommending the use, effective April 20, 2007, of standardized terms to document non-deliverable currency option transactions. Members may CLICK HERE to view Market Practice No. 42 and may CLICK HERE to view the User’s Guide to Documenting Non-Deliverable Currency Option Transactions. 

April 10, 2007 

Philippines to Redeem Interest Reduction Bond - Fiscal Agent Notice. 

April 9, 2007 

EMTA Spring Forum, Hosted by Bear Stearns, to Be Held on April 19, 2007 in New York. Click Here to Register. 

April 5, 2007 

Calculations for Payments on Venezuela Oil Obligations Announced. 

April 4, 2007 

"Developing Asia, Sustaining Growth," Presentation by Dr. Ifzal Ali at Special EMTA Meeting.
 

Venezuela Oil Obligations Record Date of March 30 and Payment Date of April 16 Expected. Trades are "Ex-Dividend" on March 28. Calculations for Payments on the Oil Obligations will be Announced by the Fiscal Agent Shortly. 

March 29, 2007 

Nigeria Announces Results of Tender Offer for Oil Warrants.  

Standard & Poor's Upgrades Poland's Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating from BBB+ to A-. 

March 27, 2007 

Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for Good Friday/Easter Monday Holidays.  

March 16, 2007 

Calculations for Payments on Mexico VRR's, Series E, Announced. 

March 15, 2007 

Nigeria Press Release Regarding Warrant Tender Offer.
 

March 14, 2007 

EM Ltd. and NML Capital v. Argentina Motion for Notice of Offering.
 

 

EM Ltd. and NML Capital v. Argentina Motion to Stay.
 

March 5, 2007 

Dr. Ifzal Ali, Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank, to Speak at EMTA on April 4. Click Here to Register. 

Standard & Poor's Upgrades Colombia's Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating to BB+. 

March 2, 2007 

The Bank Of Thailand Issues Measures to Prevent Thai Baht Speculation.
 

March 1, 2007 

Congo Press Release Relating to London Club Meeting.
 

February 28, 2007 

EMTA Winter Forum Sell Side Panel - Market Views on Key Variables. 

February 27, 2007 

EMTA's First Quarter Bulletin is Now Available in our Bulletin Section. 

February 26, 2007 

Nigeria Launches Tender Offer for Warrants.
 

February 20, 2007 

EMTA Announces 2006 Annual Emerging Markets Debt Trading Rises to US$6.5 Trillion.
 

 

Belize Closes Exchange Offer with 98% of Eligible Debt Tendered.
 

February 19, 2007 

Donegal International Ltd. v. Republic of Zambia and ANR Transcript. 

February 14, 2007 

Press Release from Ecuadorian Ministry of Finance Confirming Interest Payment on 2030 Bonds. 

February 13, 2007 

Moody's Upgrades Belize from Caa3 to Caa1 Following Restructuring.
 

 

Citibank, as Fiscal Agent, Receives Notice from 25% of Par and Discount Brady Bondholders to Accelerate the Debt.
 

February 12, 2007 

Market Practice for Ecuador 2030 Bonds.  

Mexico VRR, Series E, Record Date of March 16 and Payment Date of April 2 Expected. Trades are ‘Ex-Dividend’ on March 14. Calculations for Payments on the VRR's will be Announced by the Fiscal Agent Shortly. 

February 9, 2007 

EMTA Winter Forum in London to be Held on February 28, 2007. Click Here to Register.  

 

EM Ltd. and NML Capital v. Argentina Southern District of New York Transcript.
 

February 7, 2007 

Calculation Formula for Argentina GDP Payments. 

Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for US Presidents' Day Holiday. 

January 31, 2007 

Market Advisory on the Fungibility of Venezuela Oil Obligations. 

 

Belize Says that 93% of Eligible Debt Accepts Restructuring Offer.
 

 

Banca Arner v. Argentina Amended Judgment in SDNY Court.
 

January 30, 2007 

Standard & Poor's Upgrades India's Sovereign Credit Rating from BB+ to BBB-. 

Moody's Downgrades Ecuador's Sovereign Rating from Caa1 to Caa2. 

 

Presentation by Trevor Pitman (Fitch Ratings) at EMTA Corporate Bond Forum.
 

January 26, 2007 

Nigeria Hires Citigroup for Planned Tender Offer for Warrants.
 

January 24, 2007 

Petition for Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc in NML Capital v. Argentina.
 

January 23, 2007 

Fitch Downgrades Ecuador's Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating from B- to CCC. 

January 19, 2007 

Standard & Poor's Downgrades Ecuador's Long-Term Sovereign Credit Rating from CCC+ to CCC. 

January 18, 2007 

Fitch Upgrades Poland's Foreign Currency Rating from BBB+ to A-. 

January 17, 2007 

EMTA Corporate Bond Forum in London to Be Held on January 30, 2007. Click Here to Register.
 

January 11, 2007 

Nigeria Intends to Launch Tender Offer for Warrants.
 

January 5, 2007 

Second Circuit Decision in EM Ltd. and NML Capital v. Argentina.
 

January 3, 2007 

Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. 

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