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Join the new ICMA Mentoring Platform – connecting ICMA members for personal and career growth in capital markets
14 June 2017 ICMA Mentoring Platform has been launched to help individuals at member firms develop their skills by matching those looking for a career mentor with suitable mentors in the international capital market. The new ICMA Mentoring Platform is built on mentoring and e-learning...
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ICMA publishes study into the state and evolution of the European credit repo market
22 June 2017 ICMA publishes The European Credit Repo Market: The cornerstone of corporate bond market liquidity which explores and describes the state and evolution of the European corporate bond repo and securities lending market (the ‘credit repo market’).
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Green Bond Principles evolve to encourage new categories of issuers and embrace Social & Sustainability Bond market participants
14 June 2017 Press release: Green Bond Principles evolve to encourage new categories of issuers and embrace Social & Sustainability Bond market...
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ICMA ERCC launches bilateral SFTR reconciliation exercise
02 June 2017 In view of the upcoming implementation of extensive reporting requirements under the EU SFT Regulation, the ICMA ERCC has launched a bilateral reconciliation exercise for repo and buy/sell-back trades. All ERCC members are strongly encouraged to reach out to their major counterparties...
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New ICMA members in May 2017
31 May 2017 The following firms were admitted to ICMA membership in May 2017, bringing the total number of ICMA members to 521 members in 61 countries.
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Professional training programmes for today's international financial markets – an update from ICMA Executive Education
17 May 2017 Professional training programmes for today's international financial markets – an update from ICMA Executive Education.
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ICMA response to the Commission’s consultation on the operations of the ESAs
15 May 2017 ICMA responds to the European Commission’s public consultation on the operation of the three European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs).
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ICMA publishes a Position Paper on CSDR Settlement Discipline
15 May 2017 ICMA publishes a Position Paper on CSDR Settlement Discipline.
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ICMA Bail-in Working Group held a seminar on 7 April 2017
12 May 2017 Bringing together various members of the Bail-In Working Group, regulators, issuers and other market participants, the ICMA Bail-in Working Group held a seminar on 7 April 2017 to examine several aspects of the key area of banking regulatory reform - the bail-in...read more
ICMA AGM & Conference 2017 highlights
The highlights of ICMA AGM & Conference 2017 in Luxembourg, including video, photos and presentations are now available to view.
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Save the date! ICMA 50th AGM and Conference 2018
11 May 2017 Save the date – ICMA is pleased to announce that its 50th Annual General Meeting & Conference will be held in Madrid on May 30 to June 1, 2018. Further details will be announced shortly.
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ICMA response to the FSB consultation on Framework for G20 Reform Evaluation
11 May 2017 ICMA response to FSB’s consultation on the main elements of a ‘Proposed Framework for Post-Implementation Evaluation of the Effects of the G20 Financial Regulatory Reforms’.
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MiFID II/R Post-trade transparency: trade reporting deferral regimes. An ICMA Position Paper - May 2017
11 May 2017 This paper sets out the formal position of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) with respect to the trade reporting deferral regime under MiFID II/R for fixed income securities.
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New ICMA Chairman
04 May 2017 Read the press release.
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ICMA meets in Luxembourg to discuss forces shaping the cross-border capital markets
02 May 2017 Read the press release.
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UK Money Markets Code
26 April 2017 New UK Money Markets Code posted by the Bank of England...
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The euro repo market at March 2017 quarter-end
20 April The ICMA ERCC has published a briefing note on the behaviour of the euro repo market at the end of March 2017, which updates its note on unprecedented price dislocations experienced in the European repo market over the 2016 year-end.
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Stay connected with the ICMA app
19 April 2017 - ICMA's improved and revised app gives users updates on the latest news, evetns and educational offerings from ICMA. The app is available to all ICMA members and non-members to download, providing notifications that will help you stay connected with us. To...
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ICMA publishes 2017 GMRA Legal Opinions
ICMA is pleased to announce publication of the 2017 ICMA GMRA Legal Opinions. Please see ICMA circular No. 3 of April 12, 2017  for further information.
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ICMA Quarterly Report Second Quarter 2017
06 April 2017 The latest edition of the ICMA quarterly report is now available.
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ICMA is pleased to welcome the following new members March 2017:
28 March 2017 ICMA has now 518 members in 60 countries. Click here to view...
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The latest version of the ICMA Regulatory Grid on the cross-border securities markets
16 March 2017 The latest version of the ICMA Regulatory Grid on the cross-border securities markets is now available for ICMA members.
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GDP-linked sovereign bonds
14 March 2017 The latest term sheet for GDP-linked sovereign bonds  and additional information on their design and investor reaction have been published and are available from our website.
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ICMA response to the European Commission consultation on Capital Markets Union Mid-Term Review
10 March 2017 ICMA responded to the commission consultation on capital markets union mid-term review. To view the response, click here.
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ICMA now has 509 members in 60 countries
7 March 2017 Click here to view the full list of ICMA members.
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ICMA announces an update of its Buy-in Rules
01 March 2017 In response to requests from ICMA’s members, ICMA’s Secondary Market Practices Committee (SMPC) proposed a review of the Buy-in and Sell-out Procedures with a view to improving their efficiency and practicability, particularly in light of more challenging market conditions. Following a lengthy...
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Results of 2017 ICMA ERCC Committee elections
20 February 2017 The governing board of ICMA’s European Repo and Collateral Council (ERCC) is the ICMA ERCC Committee consisting of 19 individuals drawn from council member firms and elected annually by ICMA’s ERCC. The election period for the 2017 ICMA ERCC elections closed on...
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Latest ICMA survey sets baseline size of the European repo market at EUR 5,656 billion
14 February 2017 The ICMA ERCC has released the results of its 32nd semi-annual survey of the European repo market. The survey, which calculates the amount of repo business outstanding on 7 December 2016 from the returns of 65 offices of 62 financial groups, sets...
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Best practice in the European repo market
14 February 2017 ICMA’s ERCC has published its revised Guide to Best Practice in the European Repo Market.
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The euro repo market at year-end 2016
14 February 2017 A detailed Study of conditions in the euro repo market at year-end shows volatility  and market dislocation.
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ICMA is pleased to welcome the following new members February 9, 2017:
10 February 2017.The following new members have been admitted to ICMA effective 9 February, 2017: BRD Groupe Societe Generale SA, Romania; CACEIS Bank, Luxembourg; China International Capital Corporation Hong Kong Securities Limited, Hong Kong; Citibank Korea Inc., Republic of Korea; Citibank Taiwan Limited,...
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Stéphane Janin, AXA IM, and Axel van Nederveen, EBRD, to be new vice-chairs of the Executive Committee for ICMA’s Asset Management and Investors Council
30 January 2017 Stéphane Janin, AXA IM, and Axel van Nederveen, EBRD, to be new vice-chairs of the Executive Committee for  ICMA’s Asset Management and Investors Council.
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ICMA response to FMSB’s Transparency Draft New Issue Process standard for the Fixed Income markets
17 January 2017. ICMA responds to FMSB’s Transparency Draft New Issue Process standard for the Fixed Income markets.
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ICMA Quarterly Report First Quarter 2017
10 January 2017 The latest edition of the ICMA quarterly report is now available.
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ICMA is pleased to welcome the following new members January 1, 2017:
05 January 2017.The following new members have been admitted to ICMA effective January 1, 2017: Boursa Kuwait Securities Company /Kuwaiti. Public.Shareholding. Company), KuwaitGroupama Asset Management, France. ICMA now has 509 members in 58 countries.
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ICMA is pleased to welcome the following new members in December 2016:
Axis Bank Limited, Mumbai; Banco Continental S.A., Lima; Citibank Europe plc, Dublin; McCann FitzGerald, Dublin; MPS Capital Services S.p.A., Firenze and Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited, Hong KongICMA now has 492 members in approximately 60 countries. Click here to...
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ICMA Bail-in Working Group’s latest discussion letter to the ECB
20 December 2016 ICMA Bail-in Working Group’s published the latest discussion letter to the ECB. The letter sets out thoughts on two issues: (1) assessing and pricing bank credit risk and (2) governance and the rights of noteholders, in each case from the buy-side point...
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Results of the consultation on the ICMA Buy-in Rules
30 November 2016 - ICMA published the results of the consultation on its Buy-in Rules, along with discussion points and proposed drafting amendments to the Rules. The results and proposals can be found here...
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ICMA ERCC responds to ESMA’s consultation paper on SFTR
30 November 2016 - The ICMA ERCC has submitted a detailed response to ESMA’s consultation paper on Draft Regulatory and Implementing Technical Standards under the EU SFT Regulation. This is the second and final consultation on SFTR technical standards, following up on an ESMA discussion...
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