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Argentina Litigation 

January 29, 2015
EMTA Forum in Dubai to be Held on March 17, 2015. Click Here to Register.

January 27, 2015
The Foreign Exchange Committee today released the results of its twenty-first Survey of North American Foreign Exchange Volumes.
The press release can be found on the Foreign Exchange Committee's website at
The survey, together with the list of reporting dealers and explanatory notes, are available online at

January 26, 2015
Standard & Poor’s Downgrades Russia’s Foreign-Currency Sovereign Rating from BBB- to BB+.

U.S. Economic Sanctions: United States Eases Elements of Cuban Embargo; New Regulations Issued by U.S. Treasury and Commerce Departments Implement Cuban Policy Changes Announced in December - Sullivan & Cromwell Memorandum.

Revised Cuba Regulations – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton Memorandum.

Market Acceptance of ICMA’s New Sovereign Debt Contract Reforms: Joint meeting of the Institute of International Finance, EMTA and ICMA in London on February 5, 2015. 

January 23, 2015
Moody's Upgrades Slovenia’s Government Bond Rating from Ba1 to Baa3.

January 22, 2015
Moody’s Comment on Cuba (Rated Caa2).

January 16, 2015
Moody's Downgrades Russia's Government Bond Rating from Baa2 to Baa3.

January 15, 2015
EMTA Winter Forum in London to be Held on February 17, 2015. Click Here to Register.

January 13, 2015
Moody’s Downgrades Venezuela’s Government Bond Rating from Caa1 to Caa3.

January 9, 2015
Fitch Downgrades Russia's Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Ratings from BBB to BBB-.

January 7, 2015
Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. 

January 5, 2015
Revised 2015 Holiday Schedule. 

December 24, 2014
U.S. Economic Sanctions - Recent Developments: President Prohibits Trade with and New Investment in the Crimea Region of Ukraine; Congress Passes New Laws Authorizing New Ukraine-Related Sanctions - Sullivan & Cromwell Memorandum.

December 23, 2014
U.S. Enacts New Russia Sanctions Law; President Obama Imposes Trade/Investment Embargo on Crimea – BakerHostetler Memorandum.

December 22, 2014
Calculations for Payments on Uruguay VRR's Announced.

December 21, 2014
U.S. Imposes Comprehensive Sanctions Against Crimea - Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton Memorandum.

December 19, 2014
Moody's Upgrades Ecuador's Issuer Rating from Caa1 to B3.

EU Expands Existing Restrictions in Relation to Crimea and Sevastopol – Dechert Memorandum.

December 18, 2014
Fitch Downgrades Venezuela’s Long-Term Foreign Issuer Default Rating from B to CCC.

December 17, 2014
Ukraine-Related Sanctions: New U.S. Statute Creates Secondary Sanctions Targeting Certain Dealings with Russia – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton Memorandum.

New Law Significantly Expands Legal Basis for US Sanctions Against Russia – Dechert Memorandum.

December 16, 2014
Moody’s Downgrades Lebanon’s Government Bond Rating from B2 to B1.

December 12, 2014
EMTA Special Seminar: Puerto Rico: Scenarios for 2015.

2015 Holiday Schedule. 

December 11, 2014
Moody’s Upgrades The Philippines from Baa3  to Baa2.

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

December 9, 2014
EMTA Corporate Bond Forum, Sponsored by BNP Paribas, to be Held in London on January 27, 2014. Click Here to Register.

December 8, 2014
EMTA Special Seminar: Geopolitics of Oil 2015 to be Held in NYC on January 8, 2015. Click Here to Register.

December 3, 2014
EMTA's Fourth Quarter Bulletin is Now Available in our Bulletin Section.

EMTA’s Fourth Annual Miami Forum to be held on January 20, 2015. Click Here to Register.

December 2, 2014
EMTA Announces 3Q EM Debt Trading at US$1.454 Trillion.

December 1, 2014
CLICK HERE for List of Silent Auction Items Available at EM Industry Charity Benefit to Be Held in NYC on December 4, 2014.

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