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April 1, 2020
Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for Good Friday/Easter Monday Holidays. 
 
EMTA Publishes Recommended FX and Currency Derivatives Market Practice No. 92 on Updated Template Terms for GHS/USD, KES/USDand ZMW/USD Non-Deliverable FX Forward and Currency Option Transactions dated April 1, 2020. 
 
March 30, 2020
EMTA Publishes Recommended FX and Currency Derivatives Market Practice No. 91 on March 30-April 3 Valuations for KZT/USD Non-Deliverable FX Forward and Currency Option Transactions dated March 30, 2020. 
 
EMTA Announces 2019 EM Debt Trading Stood at US$5.341 Trillion.

Warrant Record Date of April 1 and Payment Date of April 15 for Venezuela Oil Obligations. Trades are "Ex-Dividend" on March 30.
 
March 27, 2020 
Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) Issues Advisory on Limitations in Derivatives and Currency Markets Trading from March 30 to April 3, 2020.

Market Practice Recommendation for Ecuador Bonds During the Grace Period.

March 26, 2020

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

S&P Global Ratings Downgrades Oman's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Sovereign Credit Rating from BB to BB-.

S&P Global Ratings Downgrades Kuwait's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Sovereign Rating from AA to AA-.

March 25, 2020
S&P Global Ratings Downgrades Ecuador’s Long-Term Sovereign Credit Rating from B- to CCC-.

Issuance of Amended Nicaragua-related General Licenses.

March 20, 2020
Communication “A” 6942 of the Central Bank of Argentina.

Decree No. 297/2020 of the Government of the Republic of Argentina.

Issuance of Amended Ukraine-related General Licenses. 

ISDA Credit Determinations Committee Determines that A Failure to Pay Credit Event Occurred on Lebanon Bonds Due March 9, 2020.

Failure to Pay Credit Event Submitted to ISDA on Lebanon Bonds Due March 9, 2020. 

March 19, 2020
 
OFAC SDN List Update: Iran-related Designations.

March 18, 2020
OFAC SDN List Update: Counter Terrorism Designation; ​Iran-related Designations.

March 17, 2020
Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Argentina Extends Deadline for Disclosure of Security Holder Information.

OFAC SDN List Update: Syria-related Designation; Syria Designations Removals; Global Magnitsky Designation Removal; Foreign Sanctions Evaders Determination Removal.

EMTA Publishes its Guidance Note on PHP/USD Non-Deliverable FX and Currency Option Transactions under the EMTA and SFEMC Template Terms.  

March 16, 2020
EMTA Publishes Recommended FX and Currency Derivatives Market Practice No. 90 on Updated Template Terms for KZT/USD Non-Deliverable FX Forward and Currency Option Transactions.

EMTA Publishes Recommended FX and Currency Derivatives Market Practice No. 89 on New Template Terms for UYU/USD Non-Deliverable FX Forward and Currency Option Transactions.

EMTA Publishes Recommended FX and Currency Derivatives Market Practice No. 88 on New Template Terms for AOA/USD and UGX/USD Non-Deliverable FX Forward and Currency Option Transactions.

March 12, 2020

Venezuela-related Designation; Issuance of Amended Venezuela-related General Licenses and Amended Frequently Asked Questions; Ukraine/Russia-related Identification. 

March 11, 2020 
Bondholders Prepared for Negotiations with the Province of Buenos Aires.

Kingpin Act Designations and Designations Updates; Zimbabwe Designations and Designations Removals.

March 9, 2020 
Fitch Ratings Downgrades Lebanon's Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating from CC to C.

Market Practice Recommendation for Lebanon Bonds.

March 6, 2020
Issuance of Iran-related Frequently Asked Question Related to Humanitarian Assistance with Regard to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in Iran. 

March 5, 2020 
Nicaragua-related Designations; Issuance of Nicaragua-related General Licenses; ​Issuance of Nicaragua-related Frequently Asked Questions.
 
March 4, 2020
EMTA Announces 2019 CDS Volume Stood at US$1.79 Trillion.

EMTA's First Quarter Bulletin is Now Available in our Bulletin Section.
 
March 3, 2020 
Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Argentina Requests Disclosure of Security Holder Information.
 
March 2, 2020
OFAC SDN List Update: Cyber-related Designations; North Korea Designations; North Korea Designations Removals.
 
February 27, 2020 
Issuance of Counter Terrorism and Iran-related General License 8 and Frequently Asked Questions.

February 26, 2020
OFAC SDN List Update: ​Counter Terrorism Designations; South Sudan-related​ Designations Removals.

February 25, 2020
EMTA Special Seminar: Brazil's Economic Outlook in New York to be held on March 16, 2020.  Click Here to Register.

February 21, 2020
S&P Global Ratings Downgrades Lebanon’s Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Sovereign Credit Rating from CCC to CC. 

February 20, 2020 
EMTA Forum in Dubai to be held on March 9, 2020.  Click Here to Register.

OFAC SDN List Update: Iran-related Designations.

February 18, 2019
Venezuela-related Designations; Issuance of Venezuela-related General License; ​Issuance of Venezuela-related Frequently Asked Questions; Update to the Sectoral Sanctions Identfications List.

February 13, 2020
EMTA Forum in Boston to be held on April 2, 2020.  Click Here to Register.

Cleary Gottlieb Memorandum on District Court Decision Regarding PdVSA Debt Payments.

February 7, 2020
OFAC SDN List Update: Venezuela-related Identifications.

February 6, 2020
S&P Global Ratings on Province of Buenos Aires Remains Unaffected.

February 5, 2020
 
Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for US Presidents' Day Holiday. 

January 31, 2020
OFAC SDN List Update: Iran-related Designations Removals and Designation Update; Non-proliferation Designation Update. 

January 30, 2020
 
OFAC SDN List Update: Iran-related Designation and Designation Update; Non-proliferation Designation and Designation Update. 
 
January 29, 2020  
EMTA Guidance Note on Business Day Adjustments for CNY/USD Non-Deliverable FX Transactions Under the EMTA Template Terms.

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

January 28, 2020  
China Foreign Exchange Trade System Notice of Extending Spring Festival Holidays for China Interbank RMB and FX Market. 

January 27, 2020 
 
State Council of the People's Republic of China announces an extension of the Spring Festival Holiday to include January 31, 2020. 

January 23, 2020
OFAC SDN List Update: Iran-related Designations.

January 21, 2020  
Venezuela-related Identifications; Issuance of Amended Venezuela-related General License.

Province of Buenos Aires Bondholder Committee Notes Consent Solicitation Challenges.
 
January 20, 2020
EMTA Winter Forum in London to be held on February 18, 2020.  Click Here to Register. 

January 18, 2020
Issuance of Amended Venezuela-related General Licenses.

January 16, 2020
Issuance of Iran-related Frequently Asked Question.

January 15, 2020
EMTA Special Seminar: Economic Outlook for Mexico in New York to be held on February 4, 2020.  Click Here to Register. 

January 14, 2020

OFAC SDN List Update: North Korea Designations.

January 13, 2020
Province of Buenos Aires Bondholder Committee Retains Counsel.

OFAC SDN List Update: Venezuela-related Designations; Iran-related Designations Update.

January 10, 2020
OFAC SDN List Update: Iran-related Designations and Updates.

Issuance of Executive Order of January 10, 2020, "Imposing Sanctions With Respect to Additional Sectors of Iran​". 

January 8, 2020 
Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. 

January 7, 2020
Issuance of Amended Venezuela-related General License.

January 6, 2020
EMTA Special Seminar: Argentina's Economic Outlook in New York to be held on February 10, 2020.  Click Here to Register. 

December 20, 2019
EMTA Announces 3Q EM Debt Trading Volume Stood at US$1.416 Trillion.

Issuance of Ukraine-/Russia-related Frequently Asked Question.

December 19, 2019
2020 Holiday Schedule. 

Calculations for Payments on Uruguay VRR's Announced.

OFAC SDN List Update: ​​Iran-related Designations.

Issuance of Amended Iran-related General License and Amended Frequently Asked Questions.

OFAC SDN List Update: Kingpin Act Designations; Counter Narcotics Designations Removals and Designation Update; Cuba Designation Removal. 

December 16, 2019
OFAC SDN List Update: South Sudan-related Designations.

December 12, 2019
Province of Buenos Aires Bondholders Announce Organization, together with accompanying Principles for Stable Capital Flows and Fair Debt Restructuring.

OFAC SDN List Update: Nicaragua-related Designations. 

Fitch Ratings Downgrades Lebanon's Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating from CCC to CC. 

December 11, 2019
Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for Christmas, Boxing Day, New Year's Holidays. 

EMTA Announces 3Q 2019 EM CDS Volume Stood at US$468 Billion. 

OFAC SDN List Update: Iran-related Designations and Designations Updates; Counter Terrorism Designations; Issuance of Iran-related Frequently Asked Questions. 

December 10, 2019
Comment on Methodology of the Procedure for Setting and Publishing the Official Exchange Rate of the Hryvnia Against Foreign Currencies, the Reference UAH/USD Exchange Rate, and Accounting Prices for Investment Metals.

December 9, 2019
Global Magnitsky Designations and Designation Update; Venezuela Designations​; Issuance of Global Magnitsky General License. 

Publication of Venezuela-related Frequently Asked Questions.

December 5, 2019 
EMTA Corporate Bond Forum in London to be held on January 14, 2020.  Click Here to Register. 

December 4, 2019
EMTA's Fourth Quarter Bulletin is Now Available in our Bulletin Section.

December 3, 2019
OFAC SDN List Update: Venezuela-related Identifications. 

EMTA Forum in Miami to be held on January 21, 2020.  Click Here to Register. 

November 27, 2019
Issuance of New and Amended Iran-related Frequently Asked Questions.

November 26, 2019
Venezuela-related Designation.

November 22, 2019
OFAC SDN List Update: Iran-related Designation.

November 21, 2019
Publication of Amended Venezuela Sanctions Regulations.

November 20, 2019
Holiday Schedule for EM Bond Trades for US Thanksgiving Day Holiday. 

November 8, 2019
ARS/USD Exchange Rate Divergence - Insufficient notices received.

Nicaragua-related Designation Update. 

November 7, 2019
ARS/USD Exchange Rate Divergence - Insufficient notices received. 

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

November 5, 2019
ARS/USD Exchange Rate Divergence - Insufficient notices received.

Press Release from MarketAxess on Results of Its 17th Annual EM Charity Trading Day. 

Venezuela-related Designations; Issuance of Amended and New Venezuela-related General Licenses and Frequently Asked Questions; Revocation of Syria-related General Licenses. 

November 4, 2019
EMTA Annual Meeting in New York to be Held on December 4, 2019. Click Here to Register.

OFAC SDN List Update: Iran-related Designations​; Venezuela-related Designations Removals. 

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

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

Issuance of Amended Ukraine-related General Licenses.

 

 

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