ISDA Association News


ISDA 32nd Annual General Meeting in Lisbon

ISDA dailyLead | Feb 24, 2017

Hotel Room Block and Conference Registration are open
Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities are available


Spotlight On: Derivatives Disputes -- Litigating and Arbitrating the ISDA Master Agreement

ISDA dailyLead | Feb 24, 2017

This full-day conference will explore considerations for market participants in the derivatives markets concerning which dispute resolution mechanism to adopt: arbitration or litigation. The ISDA arbitration guide and further drafting considerations beyond the guide will be covered, as well as thorough discussion of various cases from domestic and international litigation involving sell-side and buy-side firms. REGISTER: Derivatives Disputes in London on March 2 and New York on May 25


Creating a New CSA Under New York and English Law: ISDA and IHS Markit Tutorial Series

ISDA dailyLead | Feb 24, 2017

ISDA and IHS Markit have collaborated to bring together a three-part prerecorded tutorial series to show you how you can create a new CSA under New York law and English law. The tutorials will explore defining the new CSA method, matching questionnaires and creating a new CSA under both sets of law. View the New York law tutorial series. View the English law tutorial series.


Feb. 22 in N.Y. -- Variation Margin "Big Bang": Are You Ready for March 2017?

ISDA dailyLead | Feb 17, 2017

The last ISDA Margin Conference ahead of the March 1, 2017, variation margin implementation deadline, the day will focus on helping participants understand what changes are coming, determine which rules apply to their counterparty relationships, specific requirements in different jurisdictions and provide an in-depth look at the ISDA 2016 Variation Margin Protocol designed to help market participants establish regulatory compliant documents with their counterparties. REGISTER: Variation Margin "Big Bang" -- Are you ready for March 2017? on Feb. 22 in New York


Bank of England's Andrew Gracie speaks at ISDA's 2nd Annual Legal Forum in London

ISDA dailyLead | Feb 17, 2017

Get up-to-date on all of the latest in legal issues, including Brexit, cross-border impact of regulations and discussions on benchmarks, WGMR, MiFID, clearing and banking reform. REGISTER: ISDA Annual Legal Forum on Feb. 22 in London


Creating a New CSA Under New York Law: ISDA and IHS Markit Tutorial Series

ISDA dailyLead | Feb 14, 2017

ISDA and IHS Markit have collaborated to bring together a three-part prerecorded tutorial series to show you how you can create a new CSA under New York law. The tutorials will explore defining the new CSA method, matching questionnaires and creating a new CSA under New York law. View the tutorial series.


Variation Margin "Big Bang": Are You Ready for March 2017?

ISDA dailyLead | Feb 10, 2017

In-scope market participants with uncleared swaps must begin exchanging margin March 1. In preparation for this regulatory deadline, ISDA will have conferences in each region focused on helping participants understand what changes are coming, determine which rules apply to their counterparty relationships, specific requirements in different jurisdictions and provide an in-depth look at the ISDA 2016 Variation Margin Protocol, designed to help market participants establish regulatory compliant documents with their counterparties. Registration open:
New York: Feb. 22 Agenda Register


ISDA on location: Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur Conferences Feb. 15 and 16

ISDA dailyLead | Feb 03, 2017

On Feb. 15, ISDA will hold a conference on Key Global Regulatory Initiatives and Cross-Border Considerations. Topics will include the impact of WGMR implementation on Asian participants with a focus on Malaysia, mandatory clearing requirements, reporting requirements and the ISDA Resolution Stay Protocol. The following day, the conference will focus specifically on the ISDA Master Agreements and Credit Support Documents, including a section-by-section analysis of the documents, examination of critical provisions and different approaches for their use. REGISTER: Update on Key Global Regulatory Initiatives and Cross-Border Considerations on Feb. 15 and Understanding the ISDA Master Agreements and Credit Support Documents on Feb. 16




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