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Recommendation 1.31 – Joint Leads without responsibility for the order book

ICMA has published revised Recommendation 1.31 on joint leads without responsibility for the order book.

December 2013 - Recommendation 1.31 – Joint Leads without responsibility for the order book



Standard documentation and standard language II - ICMA Pro Forma “Final Terms” and Pricing Supplement for Medium Term Note Programmes

THIS EXISTING HANDBOOK ITEM IS CURRENTLY UNDER REVIEW


further to various changes to the EEA’s Prospectus Directive being due from 1 July 2012. Given some pending uncertainties as to the full implications of the changes, it may be some time (potentially even a few months) before ICMA publishes a revised version of this Handbook item. Any queries (including concerning draft revisions work in progress) should in the meantime be directed to Ruari Ewing Phone: +44 20 7213 0316.

August 2012




Recommendation 1.32 - New issue processes

ICMA has published Recommendation 1.32 on new issue processes.

April 2012 - Recommendation 1.32 - New issue processes




Explanatory Note XIII - Pre-sounding, bookbuilding and allocations

ICMA has published revised Explanatory Note XIII on the operation of pre-sounding, bookbuilding and allocation processes.
 
April 2012 - Explanatory Note XIII - Pre-sounding, bookbuilding and allocations




Note regarding the hard-copy version of the “IPMA” Handbook (a white loose-leaf four-ring A5 binder issued end 2006 / early 2007):
  • Three sets of pages to be inserted, “Insert A”, “Insert B” and “Insert C”’, were respectively issued in July 2007, October 2010 and July 2011.
  • Further sets of pages to be inserted will be issued once sufficient updates have accumulated (in terms of numbers of pages) to enable a print run. Holders of current ICMA Primary Market Handbook (IPMA Handbook) hard-copy subscriptions and registered holders of hard-copies within member free allowances are notified of ICMA Primary Market Handbook (IPMA Handbook) updates as they occur by e-mail to their then registered e-mail addresses.
  • For historical reference (ignoring consequential changes to index pages, etc.):
(a) Handbook updates subsequent to insert A and covered by Insert B are: (i) Recommendation 1.30 (March 2009), (ii) Recommendation 1.31 (March 2010), (iii) amended Guidance Note 8 (December 2008), (iv) Guidance Note 19 (March 2010) and (v) Guidance Note 20 (March 2010); Insert B also included two minor additional amendments: (vi) endorsement of a short note on the first page of Standard Documentation IV (no actual change to this Handbook item) and (vii) update of the e-mail address in (iii) of the first bullet of 5(a) (on page 4) of amended Guidance Note 8.

(b) Handbook updates subsequent to insert B and covered by Insert C are: (i) Explanatory Note XIII (October 2010) and (ii) amended Standard Language IX (April 2011). Insert C also included an editor’s note detailing the parallel existence of hard copy “IPMA” and re-branded “ICMA Primary Market” Handbooks.

(c) Handbook updates subsequent to insert C are: (i) Recommendation 1.32 (April 2012), (ii) revised Explanatory Note XIII (April 2012) and (iii) revised Recommendation 1.31 (December 2013).




Note regarding the hard-copy version of the “ICMA Primary Market” Handbook
(a white loose-leaf four-ring A5 binder issued from July 2011):
  • This exists in parallel to the non-rebranded hard copy “IPMA” Handbook (see above) as further detailed in its prefaced editor’s note.
  • Sets of pages to be inserted will be issued once sufficient updates have accumulated (in terms of numbers of pages) to enable a print run. Holders of current ICMA Primary Market Handbook (IPMA Handbook) hard-copy subscriptions and registered holders of hard-copies within member free allowances are notified of ICMA Primary Market Handbook (IPMA Handbook) updates as they occur by e-mail to their then registered e-mail addresses.
  • Handbook updates so far are: (i) Recommendation 1.32 (April 2012), (ii) revised Explanatory Note XIII (April 2012) and (iii) revised Recommendation 1.31 (December 2013).





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