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ISDA 2017 Venezuela Additional Provisions Protocol

The ISDA 2017 Venezuela Additional Provisions Protocol allows parties to amend their legacy transactions referencing República Bolivariana de Venezuela (“Venezuela”) or Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (“PdVSA”), including relevant index transactions, to apply the new terms in ISDA’s Additional Provisions for Certain Venezuelan Entities: Excluded Obligations and Excluded Deliverable Obligations. The new terms address sanctions issued by the U.S. government through Executive Order 13808 on August 24, 2017, which prohibits transactions related to certain types of debt obligations of Venezuela and other entities related to Venezuela (including PdVSA).
**IMPORTANT UPDATE** The Cut-off Date for adherence to this Protocol has been extended to Wednesday, October 25, 2017. The Cut-off Time remains 5:00 p.m., New York time. The Implentation Date is now Thursday, October 26, 2017.
**IMPORTANT UPDATE on the ISDA 2017 Venezuela Additional Provisions Protocol:** This protocol is now closed as of 5 pm, New York time, on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 and per the terms of the protocol agreement you are no longer able to submit an adherence letter for this protocol. ISDA has determined that nine Reference Banks have adhered to the Protocol as at 5pm New York time on Wednesday October 25, 2017, and therefore the Protocol Effectiveness Condition is satisfied.

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ISDA 2014 Resolution Stay Protocol

The ISDA 2014 Resolution Stay Protocol enables parties to amend the terms of their Protocol Covered Agreement to contractually recognize the cross-border application of special resolution regimes applicable to certain financial companies and support the resolution of certain financial companies under the United States Bankruptcy Code. The Protocol has been replaced with the ISDA 2015 Universal Resolution Stay Protocol. This ISDA 2014 Resolution Stay Protocol is now closed.

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ISDA 2014 Credit Derivatives Definitions Protocol

The 2014 ISDA Credit Derivatives Definitions Protocol amends certain credit derivative transactions to incorporate the 2014 ISDA Credit Derivatives Definitions in place of the 2003 ISDA Credit Derivatives Definitions.

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ISDA 2013 ICE Brent Protocol

The ISDA 2013 ICE Brent Protocol offers market participants an efficient way to amend the terms of certain derivatives transactions to address the impact of the decision by ICE Futures Europe (“ICE”) to (i) change expiry dates for ICE Brent futures and options contracts to a month-ahead expiry calendar with respect to March 2016 and later contract months and (ii) require a cash adjustment as a result of such change (the “ICE Brent Transition”).

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