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December 31, 2001

New NDF Market Practice for Deferral of December 21, 2001 Valuation Date to January 2, 2002. 

December 24, 2001

EMTA Recommends Trades of Argentina's Brady Bonds and Sovereign Eurobonds Should Be 'Flat.' 

December 21, 2001

Unscheduled Holiday Declared by Argentina - Members Only can View NDF Market Practices Relating to this Event by Clicking Here. 

December 20, 2001

For Questions Regarding Argentine Income Payments Relating to Bonds Held at Euroclear, Please Contact Euroclear Client Support in Brussels at + (32) 2224-2810, Euroclear's New York Representative Office at +1 (646)835-5400 or your Euroclear Account Manager.

CME/EMTA ARS Industry Survey Rate is Available in the Activities & Services, Market Data, CME/EMTA ARS Industry Survey Area.

Request for ARS Industry Survey was Made to CME Today at 9:02 a.m. (NYC time).

December 18, 2001

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

December 17, 2001

Brady Bond Holiday Schedule for Christmas/New Year's Holidays. 

2002 Holiday Schedule. 

2002 Batch Settlement Schedule for Certain Class I Loan Assets. 

December 5, 2001

EMTA Annual Meeting: Mexico's Finance Minister Gil Diaz Discusses Mexican Economic Outlook; Investors Upbeat on Potential 2002 Returns; Analysts Debate Economic Outlook for Brazil, Mexico and Russia. 

Presentation by Francisco Gil-Diaz, Minister of Finance of Mexico, at EMTA's 2001 Annual Meeting. 

EMTA Calls for More Constructive Dialogue to Catalyze Private Capital Flows to the Emerging Markets – Remarks of Michael M. Chamberlin, EMTA's Executive Director, at EMTA's Annual Meeting.

Transcript of Buy-Side Panel. 

Transcript of Sell-Side Panel. 

Transcript of Remarks by EMTA Executive Director Michael Chamberlin. 

December 4, 2001

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

December 3, 2001

New Venezuela Market Practices for the Separate Trading of USD Discount and Par Bonds and their Related Oil Obligations, Together with a Revised Primer. 

Argentine Economy Minister Cavallo's Speech to Argentine Bondholders. 

November 29, 2001

Mexico VRR Record Date of December 15 and Payment Date of December 31 Expected. Trades are ‘Ex-Dividend’ on December 12. Calculations for Payments on the VRR's will be Announced by the Fiscal Agent in the Next Few Weeks. 

November 20, 2001

Argentine Economy Minister Cavallo Issues Letter to Holders of Argentine Bonds. 

November 19, 2001

Revised Interest Rates for Mexico Collateralized Floating Rate Bonds, USD Discount Series C and Canadian Discount Series. 

November 16, 2001

Principles for Successful Trading Markets. 

November 15, 2001

Primer on Venezuela Oil-Indexed Payment Obligations. 

Citibank Distributing Late Nigeria Warrant Payment Today. 

November 13, 2001

EMTA Announces Francisco Gil Diaz, Mexican Minister of Finance, to Deliver Keynote Address at EMTA Annual Meeting on December 5, 2001. Click Here to Register.

November 9, 2001

"At the Frontier of Exit Consents," Remarks by Michael Chamberlin at Bear Stearns/EMCA Conference. 

November 8, 2001

Brady Bond Holiday Schedule for US Thanksgiving Day Holiday. 

November 7, 2001

EMTA Announces 3Q 2001 Debt Trading Volume Stood at US$885 Billion. 

November 5, 2001

Mexico Redeems FRF Collateralized Fixed Rate Par Bonds due 2019. 

EMTA's Annual Meeting to be Held on Wednesday, December 5, 2001 in New York City. Invitations, Including the Full Schedule, to be Sent Shortly.

November 1, 2001

Brady Bond Holiday Schedule for US Veterans Day Holiday. 

October 31, 2001

The revised EMTA Template Terms for TWD/USD NDFs, and the related NDF Market Practice, dated and effective November 1, 2001 are available to Members only in Standard Documentation, FX/Derivatives Documentation Index and NDF Market Practices, respectively. 

October 30, 2001

Yugoslavia Announces Treatment of Excluded Debt. 

October 29, 2001

Information on Yugoslav DM-denominated Old Foreign Currency Savings Bonds. 

Hong Kong MPC Supports EMTA NDF Template Terms. 

October 25, 2001

EMTA Welcomes 3 New Directors to its Board – Redwan Merouani of CAI/IIF, Michael Krumenacker of Euro Brokers Maxcor and Vincent Priolo of ING Barings. 

October 10, 2001

Brokers to Donate Fees from October 16 Trading in the US to Charities Associated with Victims of the September 11 Attacks. 

October 4, 2001

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

The Republic of Cote d'Ivoire and Creditors' Advisory Committee Will Meet in November 2001 to Consider Appropriate Solutions to Bond Creditors. 

October 1, 2001

EMTA Recommends Voluntary Restraint Temporarily in Exercising New VRR Buy-Ins. 

September 26, 2001

Brady Bond Holiday Schedule for US Columbus Day Holiday. 

September 21, 2001

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

September 19, 2001

In Memoriam, Francis N. McGuinn, Managing Director, Cantor Fitzgerald, EMTA Director 2000-2001. 

Mexico Redeems USD Collateralized Floating Rate Bonds due 2019 (USD Discount Series A). 

New Contact Info Available for Bank of America.
New Contact Info Available for CSFB.
New Contact Info Available for Deutsche Bank.
New Contact Info Available for EMCC.
New Contact Info Available for Goldman Sachs.
New Contact Info Available for JP Morgan Chase.
New Contact Info Available for Merrill Lynch.
New Contact Info Available for Refco.
New Contact Info Available for Standard Chartered Bank.
New Contact Info Available for Tullet & Tokyo Liberty.
 

September 18, 2001

EMTA Recommends a Return to T+3 Settlement. 

September 17, 2001

EMTA Recommends Market Open on Tuesday and Wednesday with Early Close; Expects Thursday/Friday to be Full Days; Settlement Recommendation Possible Before Tuesday Open. 

Some Space at EMTA Office Available to Those Affected by the World Trade Center Tragedy. 

Contact Information for Emergency Relief Organizations. 

September 14, 2001

EMTA Recommends Market Open on Monday with Early Close; Broker Capacity to be Monitored; Dealers Urged to Provide Contact Information to EMTA for Posting. 

SFEMC Statement Re: 9/12 TWD Fixing Rates. 

The IMF-World Bank Board of Directors Have Announced They Have Cancelled the 2001 Annual Meetings in Washington, DC.

New Contact Info Available for Bank of America.
New Contact Info Available for CSFB.
New Contact Info Available for Deutsche Bank.
New Contact Info Available for Goldman Sachs.
New Contact Info Available for JP Morgan Chase.
New Contact Info Available for Merrill Lynch.
New Contact Info Available for Standard Chartered Bank.
 

September 13, 2001

EMTA is Collecting and Disseminating Contact Information for Market Participants. Information for CSFB and Salomon Smith Barney is Available Here. 

EMTA Recommends Market Open for Friday with Early Close. 

September 12, 2001

EMTA Recommends Market Open for Thursday with Early Close. 

EMTA Recommendations for London Trading. 

September 11, 2001

EMTA Recommends Market Close for Wednesday. 

September 7, 2001

Mexico VRR Record Date of September 15 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 in the Next Few Weeks.

August 16, 2001

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

August 2, 2001

EMTA Announces 2Q 2001 Debt Trading Volume Stood at US$864 Billion. 

July 13, 2001

Argentina Letes Settle on T+1 Basis. 

July 10, 2001

EMTA, ISDA and FX Committee announce new and amended Argentine Peso rate source definitions in Annex A to the 1998 FX and Currency Option Definitions. 

Argentine Peso NDF Market Practice, Template Terms and ARS Methodology are now final and effective.

June 28, 2001

Cautious Optimism Expressed at EMTA's Summer Forum in London. 

Transcript of Sell-Side Panel. 

Transcript of Buy-Side Panel. 

June 21, 2001

Argentina Approves EMTA Market Practice Recommendation for the Trading and Settlement of Argentine 2018 and 2031 Bonds. 

Brady Bond Holiday Schedule for US Independence Day Holiday. 

June 20, 2001 

EMTA, ISDA and FX Committee announce amendments to Korean Won rate source definitions in Annex A to the 1998 FX and Currency Option Definitions. 

June 18, 2001

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

June 14, 2001

Market Practice for Argentina 2018 and 2031 Bonds. 

June 12, 2001

Mexico VRR Record Date of June 15 and Payment Date of July 2 Expected. Trades are 'Ex-Dividend' on June 13. 

Revised Payment Schedule for Ecuador Bonds. 

June 11, 2001

Revised Payment Schedule for Uruguay Bonds. 

June 5, 2001

EMTA Annual Summer Forum in London will be Held on June 28, 2001. Click Here for Print/Fax Version. 

May 30, 2001

Argentina Exchange Offer. For a Copy of the Clearstream Notice, Click Here. For Clearstream Contact Information, Click Here. For a Copy of the Euroclear DACE Notice related to Non-Local Bonds, Click Here. 

May 25, 2001

Argentina Exchange Offer. For a Copy of the Euroclear DACE Notice, Click Here. For Contact Information, Click Here. 

May 23, 2001

EMPower Announces Reception to be Held on June 20, 2001. 

May 22, 2001

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

May 17, 2001

Remarks Made By EMTA Executive Director Michael M. Chamberlin at Asia Society Conference on the Asian Debt Markets. 

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

May 14, 2001

Market Practices for (1) the Calculation of Accrued Interest for Settlement of Certain Month-End Trades of Emerging Markets Sovereign and Corporate Bonds and (2) the Payment of Agent Fees. 

May 8, 2001

EMTA Announces First Quarter 2001 Debt Trading Volume at US$913 Billion. 

May 2, 2001

Draft Market Practices for (1) the Calculation of Accrued Interest for Settlement of Certain Month-End Trades of Emerging Markets Sovereign and Corporate Bonds and (2) the Payment of Agent Fees. Any Comments Should be Provided to Aviva Werner at awerner@emta.org. 

May 1, 2001

EMTA Executive Director Michael Chamberlin to Speak at May 17 Asia Society Conference on Asian Debt Markets. 

April 27, 2001

Analysts Highlight Developments in Argentina at EMTA Spring Forum. 

Transcript of Spring Forum. 

Drafts of the ARS NDF Template Terms and CME/EMTA ARS Methodology Summary are now available. (The procedures for requesting the ARS Methodology and conducting the ARS Industry Survey are also provisionally in place.) Members only may access these documents in Standard Documentation, FX/Derivatives Index. 

April 26, 2001

EMTA Announces Mexico VRR Reference Prices on a Weekly Basis (Historical Reference Prices are also Available). Members Only, click Mexico VRR Reference Prices under Activities & Services, Market Data.

Brady Bond Holiday Schedule for UK May Day Bank Holiday. 

April 25, 2001

Paris Club Website Now Available.

The Paris Club has informed us that their new website (www.clubdeparis.org) became operational this morning. EMTA believes that this is a significant step toward greater Paris Club transparency, and we encourage all market participants to visit and review the new website and help us to evaluate its usefulness.

April 24, 2001

Mexico Redeems DGU 31,260,000 Collateralized Floating Rate Bonds due 2019 (DGU Discount Series) and Yen 1,732,500,000 Collateralized Floating Rate Bonds due 2019 (Yen Discount Series). 

April 12, 2001

Now Items in the New Developments Area are also Archived under Specific Categories. Click on any of the Historical Developments (listed on the right) for Specific Information.

Invitation to April 18 ISDA Meeting re: Hague Convention on Pledging Securities. 

April 11, 2001

EMTA Announces Spring Forum to be Held in New York on April 26, 2001. Click Here to Register Online or Click Here for Print/Fax Version. 

April 10, 2001

EMTA Issues Memo on April 3 Paris Club Meeting. 

April 5, 2001

Market Practice for Ivory Coast Bonds. 

Brady Bond Holiday Schedule for Good Friday and Easter Monday Holidays. 

April 3, 2001

Private Sector meets with Paris Club to Discuss Greater Transparency, Dialogue. 

Paris Club Presentation on Comparability of Treatment. 

March 23, 2001

Draft Market Practice for Ivory Coast Bonds. Contact Aviva Werner at awerner@emta.org with any comments. 

March 20, 2001

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

March 19, 2001

Mexico Exchanges Brady Bonds for Globals Due 2019. 

March 13, 2001

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

March 9, 2001

Mexico VRR Record Date of March 16 and Payment Date of April 2 Expected. Trades are 'Ex-Dividend' on March 14. 

February 28, 2001

Seventh Annual EM Charity Ball in London, Dedicated to the Memory of Martin Quintin-Archard, to be Held March 16. 

February 15, 2001

Today's Emerging Markets: Building an Asset Class with More Meaningful Investor Rights." - Presentation by EMTA Executive Director Michael Chamberlin at the MAR Hedge Fund Conference, Geneva. 

February 13, 2001

EMTA Issues Policy Paper - "Burden-Sharing in 2001: Now is the Time to Reform the Paris Club." 

February 8, 2001

Brady Bond Holiday Schedule for US Presidents' Day Holiday. 

February 7, 2001

EMTA Announces 2000 Annual EM Debt Trading Volume Stood at $2.9 Trillion. 

February 6, 2001

EMTA Endorses FX Committee press release on Indonesian Rupiah. 

February 5, 2001

EMTA Template Terms for CNY/, INR/, KRW/, PHP/ and TWD/USD NDFs, and related NDF Market Practices, are dated and effective as of today. Asia Reference Dealer "Reference" List also available. 

February 1, 2001 

Argentina Announces Exchange Offer. 

January 31, 2001

Euroclear Custody Instructions for Detachment of Par Bond Units. 

January 26, 2001

Clearstream Notice Relating to the Detachment of Mexico Par Bond Series A and B Bonds (and Series A VRR's) from the Par Bond Series A and B Units, Respectively. 

January 24, 2001

Mexico VRR's - Materials Distributed at the EMTA Open Meeting. 

IIF Publishes List of Principles for Private Sector Involvement in Crisis Prevention and Resolution. 

January 23, 2001

Euroclear DACE Notice Relating to the Detachment of Mexico Par Bond Series A and B Bonds (and Series A VRR's) from the Par Bond Series A and B Units, Respectively. 

January 18, 2001

New Market Practices for Mexico USD Discount and Par Bonds and their Related Value Recovery Rights (and Related Market Practices for Option, Forward and Repo Trades). 

January 9, 2001

Global Documentation Steering Committee Recommends Standard Cross-Default and Involuntary Insolvency Default Provisions. 

EMCC in Proposed Consolidation with GSCC, MBSCC and DTCC. 

January 5, 2001

2001 Holiday Schedule. 

2001 Batch Settlement Schedule for Certain Class I Loan Assets. 

Brady Bond Holiday Schedule for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. 

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