Set out below are details of the most recent amendments.



Recent amendments


 

July 2022 – Publication of amendments to Appendix A1, Agreement Among Managers (Versions 1 and 2), further to the March 2022 implementation of a new syndicated closing model by the two international central securities depositories (Euroclear and Clearstream).

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June 2022
– Publication of:

in order to highlight recent UK FCA guidance related to the UK PRIIPs Regulation by amending certain introductory language and endnotes.

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March 2022 – Publication of:

  • amended Appendix A5, Day count fraction: ICMA Actual/Actual – (i) clarifying that the day count fraction is not specifically envisaged to operate in the context of adjusted interest periods and (ii) correcting a cross-reference to the ICMA secondary market rules and recommendations;
  • amended Appendix A7, ECP documentation for Investment Grade issuers – (i) catering for ECP to be issued referencing GBP-SONIA, USD-SOFR, EUR-EuroSTR or EURIBOR by reference to the 2021 ISDA Interest Rate Derivatives Definitions, (ii) updating certain regulatory language following the end of the Brexit transition period and (iii) clarifying or deleting obsolete provisions in the standard form of ECP Global Note related to payments;
  • amended Appendix A8, Final terms and pricing supplement – (i) catering for the issuance of floating rates referencing the 2021 ISDA Interest Rate Derivatives Definitions, (ii) removing references to LIBOR, and (iii) updating certain regulatory language following the end of the Brexit transition period.

ICMA has also made minor formatting changes to reflect the online-only nature of the ICMA Primary Market Handbook.

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January 2022 – Publication of:

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November 2021 – Publication of amendments to reflect the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020:

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Archive



Set out below, for ICMA members and Handbook on-line subscribers, are selected archived inserts and ‘snapshots’ relating to past editions of the Handbook (login details required).

HANDBOOK SNAPSHOTS

June 2022
March 2022
January 2022
November 2021
December 2020
October 2020
August 2020
March 2020

December 2019
March 2019
February 2017
July 2016
December 2015
September 2015
May 2015
December 2013
April 2012
April 2011
November 2010
November 2006
October 2005
October 2004
March 2004
September 2003
December 2002
June 2001
January 2000
December 1996
February 1993

HANDBOOK INSERTS
March 2020 (soft-copy only insert)
September 2010   
July 2007
October 2005
October 2004
September 2003
May 2003
December 2002
February 2001
December 1996
January 1996
December 1995

26 May 2005
Pro Forma Final Terms - Wholesale

26 May 2005
Pro Forma Final Terms - Retail

26 May 2005
Prospectus Directive Compliant Selling Restrictions - Published Text May 2005

27 March 2003
ECP Conventions


4 December 2002
Recommendation 4.6

4 December 2002
Recommendation 1.5

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