ISDA Association News

Learn the latest: ISDA Resolution Stay Jurisdictional Modular Protocol

ISDA dailyLead | May 06, 2016

This symposium will provide an in-depth explanation of the ISDA Resolution Stay Jurisdictional Modular Protocol, how it relates to the previous ISDA Resolution Stay Protocols and its implications for market participants. This protocol was developed to aid the market in complying with new regulatory requirements which oblige certain regulated entities to obtain from their counterparties a contractual recognition of the application of stays on or overrides of certain termination rights under the home-country special resolution regime of such regulated entity (Stay Regulations).

Register: ISDA Symposium: ISDA Resolution Stay Jurisdictional Modular Protocol

Have you read the April 2016 issue of IQ: ISDA Quarterly?

ISDA dailyLead | May 06, 2016

ISDA Annual Legal Forum -- June 16 in New York

ISDA dailyLead | May 06, 2016

ISDA Annual Legal Forum – June 16 – New York

ISDA dailyLead | May 02, 2016

ISDA Skills Training: ISDA Master Agreements & CSA Negotiation Strategies

ISDA dailyLead | Apr 29, 2016

This conference will focus on key issues that firms typically negotiate in the English Law 1992 and 2002 ISDA Master Agreements as well as Paragraph 11 to the 1995 ISDA Credit Support Annex and Paragraph 13 of the Credit Support Deed. The goal of this full-day conference is to help attendees better negotiate various terms of these documents with different counterparties by going through the provisions of the documentation to a detailed level and working through key negotiated terms and issues. ISDA Master Agreement and Credit Support Annex: Negotiation Strategies on May 4 in London and June 8 in New York

Fundamentals of Derivative Operations and Trade Processing

ISDA dailyLead | Apr 22, 2016

This conference will provide attendees with an overview of the front-to-back processing of derivatives transactions, focusing on each step in the life cycle of a transaction, from trade execution through to clearing and life cycle management. Attendees will be introduced to new market infrastructure and processes, such as trade execution on a recognized trading platform (SEFs, MTFs) and the processing of a trade into clearing. Also to be covered are reporting obligations, portfolio reconciliation and compression, collateral management and confirmations under new regulations.

Register: Fundamentals of Derivative Operations and Trade Processing on May 11 in New York

Regulatory Update for Canada -- Including Margin Requirements

ISDA dailyLead | Apr 15, 2016

This full-day conference in Toronto will cover a variety of derivatives issues specifically focused on Canada. The morning will focus on updates on recent Canadian regulatory issues, including customer clearing and protection of customer collateral and positions, mandatory central counterparty clearing, trade repositories and data reporting, and dealer registration. In the afternoon, sessions will focus on global data harmonization, impact of SEC trade reporting rules in Canada and an in-depth look at the OSFI Margin Requirements for Non-Centrally Cleared Derivatives.

Register: Regulatory Update for Canada on May 26 in Toronto

ISDA 31st Annual General Meeting -- Tokyo

ISDA dailyLead | Apr 08, 2016

ISDA's 31st Annual General Meeting in Tokyo will feature the perspectives of senior industry leaders on trading, clearing, risk and capital and margin. Including specialist sessions on Legal Developments -- Highlights of Key Initiatives, An Orderly Transition to MIFID/R?, The Path towards Global Data Harmonization, Fundamental Review: Overview and Impact of the Final Rules. Register: ISDA 31st AGM from April 12 to 14 in Tokyo

Sponsorship and Exhibition opportunities available.

ISDA Conferences Spotlight on: Noncleared Derivatives Margining Rules

ISDA dailyLead | Apr 08, 2016

The future of the noncleared derivatives market is inextricably linked to the BCBS-IOSCO Working Group on Margin Requirements (WGMR) Framework and the related national-level rules on noncleared, which are starting to take effect this year. ISDA is offering conferences in all regions to provide attendees with background on the regulatory framework, local implementation issues, anticipated changes to documentation, cross-border issues and/or an opportunity to learn about the design, requirements and management of the Standard Initial Margin Model (SIMM). Register:
Margin for Uncleared Swaps -- Regulations and Documentation on April 12 in Tokyo
Getting Ready for Margining on May 17 in Singapore
Getting Ready for Margining on May 19 in Sydney
Regulatory Update for Canada, Including Margin Requirements on May 26 in Toronto

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