ISDA Association News


New ISDA Documentation on Margining: What you need to know now

ISDA dailyLead | May 26, 2016

This conference will provide a complete overview of the new regimes managing margin for uncleared swaps and derivatives, compare US versus EU rules, including entities subject to the rules, cross-border and substituted compliance, IM and VM requirements. The afternoon will be dedicated to the ISDA Self-Disclosure template, which helps parties identify which jurisdiction(s) WGMR rules apply to their counterparty relationships, the new ISDA 2016 Credit Support Annex for Variation Margin & Credit Support Documents for Initial Margin, as well as an introduction to the ISDA 2016 Variation Margin Protocol, its planned structure and how it will operate. Register: New ISDA Documentation and Protocols: Getting Ready for Margining in New York on June 17 and London on June 28


ISDA Annual Legal Forum -- June 16 in New York

ISDA dailyLead | May 26, 2016


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

ISDA dailyLead | May 26, 2016


Learn the latest: ISDA Resolution Stay Jurisdictional Modular Protocol

ISDA dailyLead | May 20, 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 regulatory requirements that 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


ISDA on location: Capital Regulations

ISDA dailyLead | May 13, 2016

The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) will have profound consequences for the way market risk capital is calculated for trading businesses and hence potentially for the traded markets. ISDA leads the joint industry working group on FRTB and will hold conferences in New York and London outlining the main components of FRTB and what it means for the market. In addition, there will be conferences focusing on Capital Regulations, including their background, bank structural reform and exposures to CCPs, the leverage ratio, credit risk, counterparty credit risk capital requirements, margin on noncentrally cleared trades and what all this means for each jurisdiction.

May 18 -- Overview of Capital Regulations -- Singapore -- Agenda -- Register
May 20 -- Overview of Capital Regulations -- Sydney -- Agenda -- Register
June 9 -- Fundamental Review of the Trading Book -- London -- Agenda -- Register
June 23 -- Fundamental Review of the Trading Book -- New York -- Agenda -- Register
June 29 -- Counterparty Risk Capital and XVA -- London -- Agenda -- Register


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




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