The mission of ICMA is to promote resilient well-functioning international and globally coherent cross-border debt securities markets, which are essential to fund sustainable economic growth and development.

In pursuit of its mission, ICMA is committed to:
  • building trust in the market by promoting internationally accepted standards of best practice through the development of appropriate, broadly accepted guidelines, rules, recommendations and standard documentation, aimed at maintaining and enhancing the framework of cross-border issuing, trading and investing in debt securities;
  • contributing to the development of sustainable finance through the capital markets;
  • encouraging information flows and dialogue between all participants in the international capital markets: borrowers, intermediaries and investors, and service providers, including trading platforms, clearing houses and law firms;
  • engaging with international and national regulators and policy makers and providing them with market expertise and technical knowledge across all ICMA’s core areas, to assist in ensuring that financial regulation promotes the resilience, efficiency and cost effectiveness of international capital markets;
  • providing networking opportunities for market participants through conferences, seminars, roundtables and other events;
  • promoting high professional standards for capital market participants by providing training and education opportunities.

ICMA is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and to promoting the highest standards of professional integrity.
ICMA Zurich

T: +41 44 363 4222
Dreikönigstrasse 8
8002 Zurich
ICMA London

T: +44 20 7213 0310
110 Cannon Street
London EC4N 6EU
ICMA Paris

T: +33 1 70 17 64 72
62 rue la Boétie
75008 Paris
ICMA Brussels

T: +32 2 801 13 88
Avenue des Arts 56
1000 Brussels
ICMA Hong Kong

T: +852 2531 6592
Unit 3603, Tower 2
Lippo Centre
89 Queensway, Admiralty
Hong Kong
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