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December 24, 2013
2014 Holiday Schedule. 

December 19, 2013
EMTA Special Seminar: Sovereign Debt Restructuring: A Better Way Forward? to be Held in Washington, DC on January 16, 2014. Click Here to Register.

EMTA Special Seminar: Sovereign Debt Restructuring: A Better Way Forward? to be Held in London on January 13, 2014. Click Here to Register.

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

Calculations for Payments on Uruguay VRR's Announced. 

December 18, 2013
EMTA Announces 3Q 2013 EM Debt Trading Stood at US$1.266 Trillion.

EMTA Special Seminar: Sovereign Debt Restructuring: A Better Way Forward? in NYC

December 17, 2013
EMTA Special Seminar on Brazil 2014: Juggling Policy vs. Politics to be Held in New York on January 8, 2014. Click Here to Register.  

December 16, 2013
EMTA's Third Annual Miami Forum will be held on January 21, 2014. Click Here to Register.  

December 13, 2013
Standard & Poor's Downgrades Venezuela’s Long-Term Foreign Currency Sovereign Credit Rating from B to B-.

December 11, 2013
Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year's Holidays.  

December 10, 2013
Fitch Upgrades Colombia’s Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating from BBB- to BBB.

December 4, 2013
EMTA's Fourth Quarter Bulletin is Now Available in our Bulletin Section.  

November 29, 2013
Standard & Poor's Upgrades Cyprus' Long-Term Foreign Currency Sovereign Credit Rating from CCC+ to B-.

November 26, 2013
CLICK HERE for List of Silent Auction Items Available at Industry Charity Benefit to Be Held in NYC on December 5, 2013.

November 22, 2013
EMTA Announces 3Q 2013 EM CDS Volume Stood at US$297 Billion.

November 15, 2013
Standard & Poor’s Upgrades Egypt’s Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating from CCC+ to B-.

November 14, 2013
Raffle Tickets for EM Charity Benefit NYC Now on Sale! 

November 13, 2013
Alejandro Werner, Director of Western Hemisphere Dept at IMF, to Deliver Keynote Address at EMTA Annual Meeting in New York on December 5, 2013. Click Here to Register

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

November 8, 2013
Fitch Downgrades Ukraine’s Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating from B to B-.

November 5, 2013
EMTA Special Seminar: Sovereign Debt Restructuring: A Better Way Forward? to be Held in New York on December 18, 2013. Click Here to Register

EMTA Special Seminar: Sovereign Debt Restructuring: Private Sector Reaction to Current Proposals in NYC

November 1, 2013
Standard & Poor’s Lowers Ukraine’s Long-Term Foreign Currency Sovereign Credit Rating from B to B-.

October 31, 2013
Fiscal Agent Notice Regarding November 15, 2013 Payment on Nigeria Payment Adjustment Rights.

October 30, 2013
Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for US Veterans Day Holiday. 

October 23, 2013
Fitch Upgrades Peru’s Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating from BBB to BBB+. 

October 17, 2013
Fitch Downgrades Ghana’s Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating from B+ to B. 

October 16, 2013
EMTA Special Seminar: Sovereign Debt Restructuring: Private Sector Reaction to Current Proposals to be Held in New York on November 5, 2013. Click Here to Register.

EMTA Special Seminar: Sovereign Debt Restructuring: The Road Ahead in NYC   

Calculations for Payments on Venezuela Oil Obligations Announced; Record Date of September 30 and Payment Date of October 15. Trades are "Ex-Dividend" on September 26.

October 2, 2013
Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for US Columbus Day Holiday. 

September 30, 2013
List of Silent and Live Auction Items for EM Charity Ball in London Available Now!

EMTA Special Seminar: Argentina's Prospects for U.S. Supreme Court Review in London

September 24, 2013
EMTA Special Seminar: Sovereign Debt Restructuring: The Road Ahead to be Held in New York on October 16, 2013. Click Here to Register

September 20, 2013
Fitch Downgrades Croatia’s Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating from BBB- to BB+. 

September 17, 2013
EMTA Special Seminar: Argentina's Prospects for U.S. Supreme Court Review to be Held in London on September 30, 2013. Click Here to Register.   

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

September 16, 2013
EMTA Special Seminar: Argentina and its Prospects for Supreme Court Review in NYC

September 13, 2013
MarketAxess Announces Tenth Annual Charity Trading Day to Benefit EM Charities.

September 12, 2013
EMTA's Eighth Annual Forum in Hong Kong to be Held on Wednesday, October 24, 2013. Click Here to Register.

September 11, 2013
EMTA's Eighth Annual Forum in Singapore to be Held on Tuesday, October 22, 2013. Click Here to Register.

September 10, 2013
Standard & Poor’s Downgrades Argentina’s Long-Term Foreign Currency Sovereign Credit Rating from B- to CCC+. 

Steering Committee Formed for Lupatech Bondholders. 

September 6, 2013
EMTA Special Seminar: Argentina and Its Prospects for Supreme Court Review to be Held in New York on September 16, 2013. Click Here to Register

September 5, 2013
EMTA Forum on Sub-Saharan Africa in London to be Held on Monday, October 7, 2013. Click Here to Register

September 3, 2013
ICSID Issues Ruling in Conoco Phillips Petrozuata, BV et al vs. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. 

August 27, 2013
EMTA Announces 2Q 2013 EM Debt Trading Stood at US$1.587 Trillion.

August 23, 2013
Decision by Second Circuit Court of Appeals in NML Capital and Aurelius Capital v. Argentina.

August 19, 2013
Standard & Poor's Upgrades Peru’s Long-Term Foreign Currency Rating from BBB to BBB+. 

EMTA Fall Forum in New York to be Held on September 24, 2013. Click Here to Register.

August 16, 2013
Standard & Poor's Downgrades Tunisia's Long-Term Foreign Currency Sovereign Credit Rating from BB- to B.

August 14, 2013
Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for UK Summer Bank and US Labor Day Holidays.  

August 13, 2013
EMTA Corporate Bond Forum in New York to be Held on September 10, 2013. Click Here to Register.

August 12, 2013
EMTA Announces 2Q 2013 EM CDS Volume Stood at US$279 Billion.

August 1, 2013
Save the Date! Eighth Annual EMTA Forums in Asia – October 22 and October 24.  

July 29, 2013
The Foreign Exchange Committee releases results of its eighteenth Survey of North American Foreign Exchange Volume. CLICK HERE for the announcement and CLICK HERE for the survey.

July 5, 2013
Asian Currency NDF and NDO and Related Documentation Amended Effective August 6 To Accommodate Asian Benchmark Changes. CLICK HERE to see EMTA FX and Currency Derivatives Market Practice No. 69 Dated July 5, 2013. 

SFEMC Explanatory Note (Discontinuation of Certain ABS-Sponsored Benchmarks) Published.       

July 1, 2013
Emerging Markets Charity Benefit to be Held in New York on Thursday, December 5, 2013. CLICK HERE for the Invitation. 

June 26, 2013
IIF Issues Report on Capital Flows to Emerging Economies.

June 25, 2013
Calculations for Payments on Uruguay VRR's Announced. 

Voting results from EMTA's Summer Forum Panel.

June 24, 2013
Emerging Markets Benefit to be Held in London on October 3, 2013.

Argentina's Petition for Writ of Certiorari to the United States Supreme Court. 

June 19, 2013
Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for US Independence Day Holiday. 

June 17, 2013
EMTA's Second Quarter Bulletin is Now Available in our Bulletin Section.

Standard & Poor's Downgrades Venezuela’s Long-Term Foreign Currency Sovereign Credit Rating from B+ to B.

June 14, 2013
The Association of Banks in Singapore, in consultation with the Singapore Foreign Exchange Market Committee, announces plans to overhaul the ABS financial benchmarks infrastructure.

CLICK HERE for the ABS SFEMC Press Release
CLICK HERE for the SFEMC Statement
CLICK HERE for ABS FAQs

June 13, 2013
EMTA Announces 1Q 2013 EM Debt Trading Stood at US$1.399 Trillion.

June 6, 2013
EMTA Issues Recommended FX and Currency Derivatives Market Practice No. 68 on New Trading Convention for Russian Ruble Currency Options Transactions. EMTA Updates its Recommended FX and Currency Derivatives Market Practice No. 66 for Monitoring RUB.USD Barrier Options Transactions. CLICK HERE to see these Market Practices. 

June 3, 2013
EMTA Summer Forum in London to be Held on June 25, 2013. Click Here to Register.

May 23, 2013
Sovereign Debt Restructuring-Recent Developments and Implications for the Fund's Legal and Policy Framework.

May 22, 2013
Export-Import Bank of China v. Grenada: ComplaintOrderExim Memo of LawGMO and Greylock Motion to Intervene and Grenada Reply Memo of Law.

May 21, 2013
Results of Poll of Attendees at EMTA’s 6th Annual Forum in Buenos Aires.

May 20, 2013
Standard & Poor's Downgrades Jordan's Long-Term Foreign Currency Sovereign Credit Rating from BB to BB-.

May 15, 2013
Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for US Memorial Day/UK Spring Bank Holidays. 

May 14, 2013
EMTA Central America & Caribbean Forum to be Held on June 12, 2013. Click Here to Register.

May 9, 2013
Standard & Poor's Downgrades Egypt's Long-Term Sovereign Credit Rating from B- to CCC+. 

May 6, 2013
EMTA Special Seminar on the Mexican Homebuilder Sector to be Held on May 16, 2013. Click Here to Register.

May 3, 2013
Grenada Steering Committee and Ad-Hoc Committee Announce Formation.

May 2, 2013
Standard & Poor’s Upgrades its Sovereign Credit Rating on the Philippines from BB+ to BBB- (Investment Grade).

April 30, 2013
Fiscal Agent Notice Regarding May 15, 2013 Payment on Nigeria Payment Adjustment Rights.

April 29, 2013
EMTA Announces 1Q 2013 EM CDS Volume Stood at US$212 Billion. 

EMTA Forum in São Paulo to be Held on May 23, 2013. Click Here to Register.

April 24, 2013
EMTA Forum in Buenos Aires to be Held on May 21, 2013. Click Here to Register.

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

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

April 17, 2013
Calculations for Payments on Venezuela Oil Obligations Announced; Effective Record Date of March 29 and Payment Date of April 15. Trades are "Ex-Dividend" on March 27.

April 15, 2013
Nicholas Maduro Narrowly Elected President of Venezuela.  Market Reaction from Credit SuisseGoldman Sachs and UBS

April 11, 2013
Standard & Poor’s Reaffirms Argentina’s Long-Term Sovereign Credit Rating of B-.

April 8, 2013
EMTA Forum in Dubai to be Held on May 8, 2013. Click Here to Register.

April 2, 2013
EMTA's First Quarter Bulletin is Now Available in our Bulletin Section.

March 27, 2013
Fitch Upgrades The Philippines’ Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating from BB+ to BBB- (Investment Grade). 

Standard & Poor’s Upgrades Turkey’s Long-Term Foreign Currency Sovereign Credit Rating from BB to BB+. 

March 25, 2013
EMTA Issues Recommended FX and Currency Derivatives Market Practice on Updated Rate Source Definition for EGP/USD NDF and NDO Transactions. CLICK HERE to see this Market Practice.

March 20, 2013
Slides Presented at the EMTA Special Seminar on the Offshore Renminbi (CNH) Market.

March 19, 2013
Growth-linked Bonds: EMTA Institutional Investor Questionnaire - Overview of Responses and Analysis (Discussion Paper), by Starla Griffin, Slaney Advisors. 

EMTA Spring Forum in NYC to be Held on April 30, 2013. Click Here to Register.

March 18, 2013
Message to Holders of Grenada U.S. Dollar Bonds Due 2025.

March 14, 2013
EMTA Announces 4Q 2012 EM Debt Trading Volume Stood at US$1.269 Trillion.

March 13, 2013
EMTA Recommends Flat Trading for Grenada’s 2025 Bonds. 

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

March 12, 2013
Standard & Poor’s Downgrades Grenada’s Foreign-Currency Sovereign Credit Rating from CCC+ to Select Default.

March 8, 2013
Belize Confirms Over 86% Participation in its Exchange Offer.

Grenada to Commence Discussions with Creditors on the Restructuring of its Public Debt.

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

March 7, 2013
Fitch Upgrades Uruguay’s Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating from BB+ to BBB- (Investment Grade).

March 5, 2013
Slide of Key Economic Variables Presented at EMTA’s Winter Forum in London.

March 1, 2013
Order of the Second Circuit in NML Capital and Aurelius Capital v. Argentina.

February 28, 2013
Recording of Oral Hearing in Second Circuit Case NML Capital and Aurelius Capital v. Argentina.

February 27, 2013
EMTA Special Seminar on the Offshore Renminbi (CNH) Market to be held in New York on March 19, 2013. Click Here to Register.

February 26, 2013
The ICI, ICI Global, The American Bankers Association and the ABA Securities Association Request the CFTC for Exemption of NDFs from Certain Aspects of the Swap Regulatory Regime. CLICK HERE.

February 19, 2013
Statement from Belize Coordinating Committee Announcing Its Members Intend to Participate in Debt Exchange Offer. 

February 12, 2013
EMTA Special Seminar: Recent Legal Developments in Argentine Debt in London

Press Release Issued by the Government of Belize Regarding an Exchange Offer.

February 8, 2013
EMTA Announces 4Q 2012 EM CDS Volume Stood at US$142 Billion. 

February 6, 2013
EMTA Special Seminar: An Overview of Argentine Debt Litigation and Its Market Implications to be Held in Buenos Aires on February 25, 2013. Click Here to Register.

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

February 4, 2013
Save the Date! EMTA Special Seminar: An Overview of Argentine Debt Litigation and Its Market Implications to be Held in Buenos Aires on February 25, 2013. 

January 31, 2013
EU Implements Latest Iran Sanctions - Cleary Gottlieb Memo.

January 30, 2013
EMTA Winter Forum in London to be Held on March 5, 2013. Click Here to Register.

January 29, 2013
The Foreign Exchange Committee today released the results of its seventeenth Survey of North American Foreign Exchange Volume. The announcement to this survey can be found on the Foreign Exchange Committee's website at http://www.newyorkfed.org/fxc/. Results of this survey, together with the list of reporting dealers and explanatory notes, are available online at http://www.newyorkfed.org/FXC/volumesurvey/.

January 17, 2013
EMTA Special Seminar: Recent Legal Developments in Argentine Debt to be Held in London on February 12, 2013. Click Here to Register.

January 16, 2013
EMTA Special Seminar: The Economic and Political Outlook for Venezuela to be Held on February 5, 2013. Click Here to Register.

January 10, 2013
Fitch Downgrades South Africa’s Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating from BBB+ to BBB.

January 9, 2013
Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.

January 8, 2013
US Enacts Additional Iran-Related Sanctions; OFAC Amends Iranian Sanctions Regulations - Cleary Gottlieb Memo. 

January 7, 2013
EMTA Corporate Bond Forum, Sponsored by ING, to be Held in London on January 29, 2013. Click Here to Register.

EMTA Special Seminar: Recent Legal Developments in Argentine Debt in NYC




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