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October 18, 2019
EMTA confirms receipt of ARS Exchange Rate Divergence notices. CLICK HERE to view the notices.

October 17, 2019
EMTA confirms receipt of ARS Exchange Rate Divergence notices. CLICK HERE to view the notices.

Issuance of Amended Venezuela-related General License 13D. 

October 16, 2019
EMTA confirms receipt of ARS Exchange Rate Divergence notices. CLICK HERE to view the notices.

October 15, 2019
EMTA confirms receipt of ARS Exchange Rate Divergence notices. CLICK HERE to view the notices. 

October 14, 2019
Executive Order on Syria-related Sanctions; Syria-related Designations; Issuance of Syria-related General Licenses. 

October 11, 2019
EMTA confirms receipt of ARS Exchange Rate Divergence notices. CLICK HERE to view the notices.

October 10, 2019
EMTA confirms receipt of ARS Exchange Rate Divergence notices. CLICK HERE to view the notices.

EMTA Forum in Cape Town to be Held on November 20, 2019. Click Here to Register.

EMTA Forum in Johannesburg to be Held on November 19, 2019. Click Here to Register.

OFAC SDN List Update: Global Magnitsky Designations; Iran-related Designations Updatest Update: Global Magnitsky Designations; Iran-related Designations Updates; Counter Terrorism Designations Update; Non-proliferation Designations Update. 

October 9, 2019
Implementation Protocol for 2019 ARS Amendment Agreement for Argentine Peso Non-Deliverable FX Forward and Currency Option Transactions Published.

EMTA confirms receipt of ARS Exchange Rate Divergence notices. CLICK HERE to view the notices.

October 8, 2019
EMTA Special Seminar on the MENA/GCC Markets in New York to be Held on October 30, 2019. Click Here to Register 

EMTA confirms receipt of ARS Exchange Rate Divergence notices. CLICK HERE to view the notices.

October 7, 2019
EMTA confirms receipt of ARS Exchange Rate Divergence notices. CLICK HERE to view the notices.

EMTA Publishes Recommended FX and Currency Derivatives Market Practice No. 87 on updated terms for ARS non-deliverable FX forward and currency option transactions. 

October 4, 2019
EMTA confirms receipt of ARS Exchange Rate Divergence notices. CLICK HERE to view the notices.

October 3, 2019
EMTA confirms receipt of ARS Exchange Rate Divergence notices. CLICK HERE to view the notices.

Warrant Record Date of October 1 and Payment Date of October 15 for Venezuela Oil Obligations. Trades are "Ex-Dividend" on September 26.

October 2, 2019
EMTA confirms receipt of ARS Exchange Rate Divergence notices. CLICK HERE to view the notices.

October 2, 2019
Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for US Columbus Day Holiday. 

October 1, 2019
EMTA confirms receipt of ARS Exchange Rate Divergence notices. CLICK HERE to view the notices.

September 30, 2019
EMTA confirms receipt of ARS Exchange Rate Divergence notices. CLICK HERE to view the notices.

OFAC SDN List Update: Foreign Interference in U.S. Election Designations; ​Cyber-Related Designations; ​Ukraine-/Russia-Related Designations; North Korea Designations Update. 

Issuance of Amended Venezuela-related General Licenses. 

Fitch Ratings Downgrades Saudi Arabia's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating from A+ to A. 

September 27, 2019 
EMTA confirms receipt of ARS Exchange Rate Divergence notices. CLICK HERE to view the notices.
 
September 26, 2019
EMTA confirms receipt of ARS Exchange Rate Divergence notices. CLICK HERE to view the notices.

OFAC SDN List Update: ​​Ukraine-/Russia-related Designations; Syria Designation. 
 
September 25, 2019 
EMTA confirms receipt of ARS Exchange Rate Divergence notices. CLICK HERE to view the notices.

Iran-related Designations; Issuance of Iran-related Frequently Asked Question.

September 24, 2019
EMTA confirms receipt of ARS Exchange Rate Divergence notices. CLICK HERE to view the notices.

OFAC SDN List Update: Venezuela-related Designations and Designations Removals.

September 23, 2019
EMTA confirms receipt of ARS Exchange Rate Divergence notices. CLICK HERE to view the notices.

September 20, 2019
EMTA Announces 2Q EM Debt Trading Volume Stood at US$1.211 Trillion.

OFAC SDN List Update: Iran-related Designations; Counter Terrorism Designations.

September 19, 2019
EMTA Forum in Hong Kong to be Held on October 24, 2019. Click Here to Register

EMTA Forum in Singapore to be Held on October 21, 2019.  Click Here to Register.

September 17, 2019
Venezuela-related Designations.

EMTA Corporate Bond Forum in New York to be Held on October 15, 2019. Click Here to Register.

September 16, 2019
EMTA Publishes a Supplemental Notice on Argentine Capital Controls and NDF Contracts. 

September 13, 2019
OFAC SDN List Update: North Korea Designations; Global Magnitsky Designation. 

September 10, 2019
Counter Terrorism Designations and Designations Updates; Iran-related Designation; Syria Designations Updates.

September 9, 2019 
Issuance of Venezuela-related General License; Issuance of Amended Venezuela-related Frequently Asked Question. 

Mozambique Ministry of Economy and Finance Press Release Relating to a Notice of Result of Written Resolution (and Portuguese Version).

EMTA Special Seminar: Venezuela and Russia Sanctions: An Update. 


September 6, 2019
Publication of Updated Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) and Frequently Asked Questions.

EMTA Special Seminar: The Argentine Economic Outlook in New York to be Held on October 7, 2019. Click Here to Register.

September 5, 2019
EMTA Publishes Notice on Argentina's Capital Controls and NDF Contract Implications. 

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

Publication of New and Amended Iran-related Frequently Asked Questions.

September 4, 2019
EMTA Seminar on the Outlook for Argentina in London to be Held on October 3, 2019. Click Here to Register. 

Counter Terrorism Designations; Iran-related Designations. 

September 3, 2019
Iran-related Designations; Non-proliferation Designations; Kingpin Act Designations Update.

Publication of Nicaragua Sanctions Regulations.

September 2, 2019
Client Memorandum of Estudio O’Farrell Regarding New Argentine Central Bank Foreign Exchange Regulations.  

September 1, 2019
Communication “A” 6770 of the Central Bank of Argentina (in Spanish) regarding imposition of certain currency controls. 

Decree No. 609 / 2019 as published in the Official Bulletin of the Republic of Argentina (in Spanish) regarding imposition of certain currency controls.  

August 30, 2019
North Korea Designations. 

S&P Global Ratings Upgrades Argentina’s Foreign- Currency Sovereign Credit Rating from SD to CCC-. 

August 29, 2019
S&P Global Services Downgrades Argentina’s Long-Term Sovereign Credit Rating from B- to SD.

August 28, 2019

EMTA Forum on Sub-Saharan Africa in London to be Held on September 24, 2019. Click Here to Register.

Iran-related Designations; Non-proliferation Designations.

August 27, 2019
Mozambique Launch Communique Regarding the Consent Solicitation and Bondholder Committee Intention to Participate.

August 21, 2019
Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for UK Summer Bank and US Labor Day Holidays. 

August 16, 2019
 
S&P Global Ratings Downgrades Argentina’s Long-Term Sovereign Credit Rating from B to B-.

Fitch Ratings Downgrades Argentina’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating from B to CCC.

August 14, 2019 
EMTA Announces 2Q 2019 EM CDS Volume Stood at US$364 Billion. 

August 13, 2019

EMTA Fall Forum in New York to be Held on September 16, 2019. Click Here to Register.

August 7, 2019
United States Designates the Government of Venezuela for Blocking Sanctions - Cleary Gottlieb Memorandum.

New U.S. Sanctions Targeting Venezuelan Government - Gibson Dunn Memorandum.

Second Round of Sanctions on the Russian Federation under Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act – Davis Polk Memorandum. 

United States Imposes Blocking Sanctions on the Government of Venezuela – Davis Polk Memorandum. 

August 6, 2019
Executive Order Blocking Property of the Government of Venezuela; Issuance of Venezuela-related General Licenses and Frequently Asked Questions; Publication of Guidance on Humanitarian Assistance and Support to the Venezuelan People.

Publication of Amended Iranian Sanctions Regulations Regarding the Iron, Steel, Aluminum, and Copper Sectors of Iran. 
 
August 5, 2019
EMTA Corporate Bond Forum in Boston to be Held on September 12, 2019. Click Here to Register.

July 31, 2019
OFAC SDN List Update: ​Iran-related Designation.

July 30, 2019
Venezuela Creditor Committee Requests Further Help in Approaching OFAC to Relax Secondary Market Trading Restrictions.

July 29, 2019
OFAC SDN List Update: North Korea Designation. 
 
July 26, 2019
Issuance of Amended Venezuela-related General License.

July 25, 2019
OFAC SDN List Update: Venezuela-related Designations.

July 23, 2019
Phased Reduction of Venezuela's Weight in the EMBI Series.

July 22, 2019
OFAC SDN List Update: ​Iran-related Designations.

July 19, 2019
OFAC SDN List Update: Venezuela-related Designations.

July 18, 2019
Iran-related Designations; Non-proliferation Designations.

July 11, 2019
Venezuela-related Designation.

July 9, 2019
Statement of the Venezuela Bondholder Committee on Principles for Restructuring.

July 3, 2019
OFAC SDN List Update: Venezuela-related Designation and Designations Removals.

July 1, 2019
Guidelines for the Renegotiation of the Chávez/Maduro Era Legacy Public External Debt.

June 28, 2019

Venezuela-related Designation.

June 27, 2019

Venezuela-related Designations.

June 26, 2019 
EMTA Announces 1Q 2019 EM Debt Trading Volume Stood at US$1.381 Trillion. 

Publication of Amended North Korea Sanctions Regulations.

Issuance of Amended Venezuela-related General License; Temporary Extension of Ukraine-related General Licenses.

June 24, 2019
EMTA's Second Quarter Bulletin is Now Available in our Bulletin Section

Calculations for Payments on Uruguay VRR's Announced. 

Issuance of Executive Order of June 24, 2019, “Imposing Sanctions with Respect to Iran;” Iran-related Designations; Counter Terrorism Designations.

June 21, 2019

OFAC SDN List Update: Nicaragua-related Designations.

June 19, 2019
Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for US Independence Day Holiday.

June 12, 2019
EMTA Announces 1Q 2019 EM CDS Volume Stood at US$505 Billion. 

OFAC SDN List Update: Iran-related Designations; Counter Terrorism Designations. 

June 11, 2019
EMTA Special Seminar: Venezuela and Russia Sanctions: An Update in London to be Held on September 9, 2019. Click Here to Register. 

OFAC SDN List Update: Syria Designations.

June 7, 2019
OFAC SDN List Update: Iran-related Designations and Designations Updates; Non-proliferation Designations and Designations Updates.

June 6, 2019
Bondholder Committee Supports TPHL / Petrotin Amended Exchange Offer.

TPHL Announces Entry into Exchange Support Agreement and Extended Expiration Date. 

Issuance of Amended Venezuela-related General Licenses; Issuance of New Venezuela-related Frequently Asked Question. 

Fitch Ratings Downgrades Petroleos Mexicanos' (PEMEX) Long-Term Foreign Issuer Default Rating from BBB- to BB+. 

June 5, 2019
Fitch Ratings Downgrades Mexico's Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating from BBB+ to BBB.

June 4, 2019
Publication of Updated Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) and Frequently Asked Questions. 

May 31, 2019
Mozambique Ministry of Economy and Finance Press Release Relating to an Agreement in Principle Regarding the Restructuring of the 2023 Notes (and Portuguese Version).

May 22, 2019
EMTA Summer Forum in London to be Held on June 25, 2019. Click Here to Register. 

May 17, 2019
OFAC SDN List Update: Kingpin Act Designations; Global Magnitsky Designations.

May 16, 2019

OFAC SDN List Update: Magnitsky Act-related Designations.

May 15, 2019
EMTA Forum in Zurich to be Held on June 6, 2019. Click Here to Register. 

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

May 13, 2019
EMTA Forum in Frankfurt to be Held on June 4, 2019. Click Here to Register. 

May 10, 2019
Venezuela Creditor Committee Requests Help in Approaching OFAC to Relax Secondary Market Trading Restrictions. 
 
Venezuela-related Designations; Non-proliferation Designation Update; Counter Terrorism Designation Update.
 
May 7, 2019 
OFAC SDN List Update: Venezuela-related Designation Removal.

April 30, 2019
Fiscal Agent Notice Regarding May 15, 2019 Payment on Nigeria Payment Adjustment Rights.

Petrotrin Bondholder Committee Acknowledges Extension, Seeks Dialogue.

April 26, 2019
Venezuela-related Designations.

April 24, 2019
 
Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for UK May Day Bank Holiday.

Petrotrin Bondholder Committee Does Not Support Consent Solicitation. 

April 22, 2019
 
EMTA Forum in São Paulo to be Held on May 16, 2019. Click Here to Register. 
 
April 19, 2019 

April 18, 2019
 
Trinidad Petroleum Holdings Bondholders Organize.

April 17, 2019

Venezuela-related Designations; Issuance of Venezuela-related General Licenses, Issuance of Amended Venezuela-related General Licenses, and Publication of Venezuela-related Frequently Asked Question; Nicaragua-related Designations.

April 16, 2019
EMTA Forum in Buenos Aires to be Held on May 14, 2019. Click Here to Register. 

April 12, 2019

Venezuela-related Designations.

April 11, 2019
JPMorgan Index Watch Note on Venezuela. 

April 10, 2019
Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for Good Friday/Easter Monday Holidays. 
 
April 5, 2019
Venezuela-related Designations.

March 29, 2019
EMTA Forum in Los Angeles to be Held on May 2, 2019. Click Here to Register. 

March 28, 2019

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

Venezuela’s Restructuring: A Path Forward (Richard Cooper and Mark Walker).

March 27, 2019 
EMTA Announces 2018 EM Debt Trading Stood at US$4.879 Trillion.

March 26, 2019

EMTA Forum in Boston to be Held on April 25, 2019. Click Here to Register. 

Warrant Record Date of April 1 and Payment Date of April 15 for Venezuela Oil Obligations.  Trades are "Ex-Dividend" on March 28.

March 22, 2019  
EMTA Announces 2018 CDS Volume Stood at US$1.822 Trillion. 

 
March 19, 2019 
Venezuela-related Designations, Designations Updates, and Designations Removals.

March 15, 2019

OFAC SDN List Update: Ukraine-/Russia-related Designations.

March 14, 2019

Issuance of Venezuela-related General License 7A.

March 11, 2019 
OFAC SDN List Update: Venezuela-related Designation.

March 8, 2019
Issuance of Amended Venezuela-related General Licenses; Amendments to Existing Venezuela-related Frequently Asked Questions.

March 6, 2019

Temporary Extension of Ukraine-related General Licenses.

March 5, 2019
EMTA Special Seminar: Argentina's Economic Outlook to be Held on April 4, 2019. Click Here to Register. 

March 1, 2019
 

February 18, 2019
EMTA Forum in Dubai to be Held on March 20, 2019. Click Here to Register. 

February 15, 2019
OFAC SDN List Update: Venezuela-related Designations.

February 12, 2019
Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market Committee Announcement on Settlement of FX Derivatives Transactions during  Japanese Golden Week. 

EMTA Special Seminar: Venezuela and Russia Sanctions: An Update in New York to be Held on February 28, 2019. Click Here to Register. 

EMTA Special Seminar on Turkey in London to be Held on March 6, 2019. Click Here to Register.

February 11, 2019

Issuance of Amended Venezuela-related General Licenses and Frequently Asked Questions.

February 6, 2019
Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for US Presidents' Day Holiday. 

February 4, 2019
OFAC Issues Guidance on PdVSA Designation and Further Restricts Dealings in Venezuelan Debt - Cleary Gottlieb Memorandum.

OFAC Clarifies, And Further Complicates, Sanctions on Venezuela, PdVSA - Dechert Memorandum.

February 1, 2019
Issuance of Amended Venezuela-related General Licenses and Frequently Asked Questions.

Issuance of Venezuela-related Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

January 30, 2019
EMTA Forum on Sub-Saharan Africa in New York to be Held on February 26, 2019. Click Here to Register. 

January 29, 2019
U.S. Sanctions Venezuelan Oil Industry – Cleary Gottlieb Memorandum.

U.S. Escalates Sanctions Against PdVSA, Venezuela – Dechert Memorandum.

OFAC Designates PdVSA - Davis Polk Memorandum.

January 28, 2019

Issuance of a New Venezuela-related Executive Order and General Licenses; Venezuela-related Designation.

January 27, 2019
OFAC SDN List Update: Ukraine-/Russia-related Designations Removals.

January 21, 2019
EMTA Winter Forum in London to be Held on February 19, 2019. Click Here to Register. 

January 18, 2019
EMTA Special Seminar: Brazil: Bolsonaro's First 100 days in Boston to be Held on February 12, 2019. Click Here to Register.  

EMTA Special Seminar: Mexico: AMLO's First 100 Days in New York to be Held on January 28, 2019. Click Here to Register.

OFAC SDN List Update: Venezuela-related Designations; Issuance of Venezuela-related General License; Publication of New FAQ.
  
January 7, 2019
 
EMTA Special Seminar on the MENA/GCC Markets in London to be Held on February 5, 2019. Click Here to Register.

December 21, 2018
OFAC Announces Intent to Delist Rusal and Other Entities Owned by Sanctioned Oligarch Deripaska - Davis Polk Memorandum.

December 20, 2018

Temporary Extension of Ukraine-related General Licenses.

December 19, 2018
EMTA Announces 3Q 2018 EM Debt Trading Volume Stood at US$1.205 Trillion.

Calculations for Payments on Uruguay VRR's Announced.

Notice of Intended Removals; Ukraine-/Russia-related Designations; Cyber-related Designations. 
 
EMTA’s Eighth Annual Miami Forum to be held on January 22, 2019. Click Here to Register.
 
 
December 10, 2018  

EMTA Updates FX and Currency Derivatives Market Practice No. 79 on Nigerian Naira Settlement Rate Option. 



December 7, 2018
Temporary Extension of Ukraine-related General Licenses.
 
December 6, 2018
EMTA's Fourth Quarter Bulletin is Now Available in our Bulletin Section.

December 5, 2018
 
2019 Holiday Schedule. 

December 3, 2018 
EMTA Special Seminar: Brazil: Bolsonaro's First 100 days in New York to be Held on January 10, 2019. Click Here to Register.

December 2, 2018
December 5, 2018 Closing for EM Trading in Honor of Former President George H.W. Bush’s Passing. 

November 29, 2018 
EMTA Announces 3Q 2018 EM CDS Volume Stood at US$509 Billion.

EMTA Corporate Bond Forum in London to be Held on January 16, 2019. Click Here to Register.

 

 

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