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25 May 2023 ICMA members elect new board at Paris annual meeting and new ICMA chair appointed...22 May 2023 ACLI, The Credit Roundtable, ICI, ICMA, IIF and LICONY Oppose New York Legislature Bills on Sovereign Debt...22 May 2023 ELFA and ICMA publish Practical Recommendations for High Yield Sustainability-Linked Bonds...17 May 2023 ICMA launches new sustainable bond database powered by the LGX DataHub...25 April 2023 ICMA publishes the second semi-annual report that provides detailed data on EU and UK bond market trading activity...19 April 2023 New ICMA members in April 2023...18 April 2023 Miriam Patterson: joining ICMA...13 April 2023 ICMA Quarterly Report for the Second Quarter of 2023 now available...13 April 2023 ICMA publishes 2023 legal opinion updates for the Global Master Repurchase Agreement...5 April 2023 ICMA updates public version of its SFTR reporting recommendations...5 April 2023 ICMA update on the EU GBS Provisional Agreement...4 April 2023 ICMA analysis: SFTR public data for repo in 2022...4 April 2023 New ICMA members in March 2023...29 March 2023 ICMA publishes a third edition of the report Asian International Bond Markets: Developments and Trends...24 March 2023 Update to Members on Credit Suisse / UBS merger and the trading of Credit Suisse AT1 Bonds...20 March 2023 Digital evolution in debt issuance - ICMA primary markets technology directory review...15 March 2023 The European repo market – ICMA survey shows new record outstanding value of EUR 10,374 billion at year-end 2022...14 March 2023 ICMA releases Bond Data Taxonomy...7 March 2023 ICMA responds to FCA Discussion Paper - Future Disclosure Framework...1 March 2023 ICMA supports voluntary nature of EU Green Bond (EU GB) label and of wider sustainable bond disclosures...20 February 2023 ICMA responds to ESMA’s Guidelines on funds’ names using ESG or sustainability-related terms...20 February 2023 ICMA courses chosen for HKMA Sustainable Finance Support Scheme...16 February 2023 FINOS Launches Common Domain Model Project in Partnership with ISDA, ISLA and ICMA for Standardizing Financial Products and Worksflows...9 February 2023 ICMA announces 2023 scholarship programme recipients...9 February 2023 Results of the ERCC Committee elections 2023...27 January 2023 Response to the FCA’s consultation on Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR) and investment labels...26 January 2023 ICMA ERCC publishes its analysis of how the repo market performed over the 2022 year-end...25 January 2023 ICMA consolidates its secondary market rulebook into a single document, including its buy-in provisions ...12 January 2023 ICMA response to the ESAs' Call for Evidence on greenwashing...11 January 2023 ICMA Quarterly Report for the First Quarter of 2023 now available...10 January 2023 ICMA and CCDC publish white paper on ESG Practices in China...6 January 2023 ICMA response to FCA CP22/21 on ‘synthetic’ US dollar LIBOR...13 December 2022 New ICMA members in December 2022...13 December 2022 ICMA statement with the Executive Committee of the Principles on the EU GBS...9 December 2022 Letter to the Joint Committee of the ESAs - Securitisation Regulation - Request for Guidance on Article 5(1)(e)...5 December 2022 ICMA and ASIFMA publish results of survey of Asia repo markets...24 November 2022 ICMA has responded to the UK FCA’s Consultation Paper on the Trading Venue Perimeter ...23 November 2022 ICMA Awarded Industry Association of the Year...22 November 2022 ICMA appointed by the FCA to jointly provide the Secretariat for a working group to develop a Code of Conduct for ESG data and ratings providers...9 November 2022 ICMA publishes new climate resilient debt clauses to facilitate sovereign debt relief and financial stability...9 November 2022 ICMA opens its scholarship programme for 2023...1 November 2022 ICMA publishes new majority voting clauses for commercial loans to sovereign borrowers to facilitate sovereign debt restructuring...31 October 2022 ICMA publishes European repo market survey showing new record outstanding value of EUR 9,680 billion at half-year 2022...26 October 2022 ICMA writes to ECB raising concerns about Eurozone repo and money market conditions...26 October 2022 ICMA and UAE Financial Markets Association formalise cooperation in securities markets ...26 October 2022 ICMA publishes report setting out a high-level categorisation relating to sustainability in the repo market...24 October 2022 ICMA publishes the first semi-annual report that provides detailed data on EU and UK bond market trading activity...13 October 2022 The European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs draft report on the review of the Central Securities Depository Regulation (CSDR)...4 October 2022 ICMA co-signs joint trade association response to BCBS second consultation on the prudential treatment of crypto-assets exposures...27 September 2022 ICMA has recently become a signatory to the Women in Finance Charter...23 September 2022 ICMA publishes updated version of its SFTR reporting recommendations...22 September 2022 ICMA publishes FAQs on DLT and blockchain in bond markets...9 September 2022 Statement on the Death of HM Queen Elizabeth II...8 September 2022 ICMA, ISLA & ISDA Appoint FINOS for CDM Repository...7 September 2022 Chinese translation of the Global Master Repurchase Agreement (GMRA) is now available...7 September 2022 ICMA’s response to the 'Call for feedback on the Platform for Sustainable Finance's report on minimum safeguards...5 September 2022 ICMA appoints Head of Fintech and Digitalisation...31 August 2022 New ICMA members in August 2022...8 August 2022 ICMA responds to draft European Sustainability Reporting Standards proposed by EFRAG...29 July 2022 ICMA responds to consultation on ISSB’s first two exposure drafts for general requirements and climate-related disclosures...13 July 2022 ICMA responds to the UK Transition Plan Taskforce’s Call for Evidence...8 July 2022 ICMA response to IOSCO discussion paper...30 June 2022 New ICMA members in June 2022...28 June 2022 ICMA's response to the ECB questionnaire on financial market stakeholders’ potential interest in the Eurosystem providing EUR central bank money settlement of wholesale transactions in the payments, securities settlement and collateral management domains...28 June 2022 The Principles announce key publications and resources in support of market transparency and development...22 June 2022 Updated analysis of the proposals for the EuGB Regulation...22 June 2022 ICMA publishes market best practice recommendations to support settlement efficiency in the secondary bond markets...26 May 2022 ICMA submits feedback for the European Commission’s proposed amendments to CSDR...25 May 2022 Digitising legal documentation for future repo market efficiency...16 May 2022 ICMA response to the European Commission’s Targeted Consultation on the functioning of the Money Market Fund Regulation...10 May 2022 ISDA, ICMA and ISLA Seek Third-Party Solution for CDM Repository...4 May 2022 New ICMA members in April & May 2022...4 May 2022 ICMA has responded to ESMA’s consultation on trading venue perimeter...3 May 2022 ICMA publishes Guide to Asia Repo Markets: Vietnam...27 April 2022 AMIC response to the ESMA consultation paper ‘Guidelines on certain aspects of the MiFID II suitability requirements’...27 April 2022 Financing social projects to support fragile and conflict states with Social and Sustainability Bonds...21 April 2022 Sanctions on Russia: Considerations for repo and secondary trading...20 April 2022 European repo market - ICMA publishes survey showing record outstandings of EUR 9,198 billion at year end 2021...

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