The following documents must be submitted via email to the ISDA office in New York in order to adhere to the ISDA Close-Out Amount Protocol:

  • One signed copy of the Adherence Letter, providing information on the contact person at the Adhering Party.
  • One conformed copy of the Adherence Letter. A conformed copy is an exact copy of the signed letter with the name of the person signing the letter typed on the signature line. A signature should not appear on the conformed copy of the letter.  Click here for example of conformed copy.

ISDA will only accept email delivery of Adherence Letters. An Adhering Party is not required to send original Adherence Letters to the ISDA offices.

Click here for the form of Adherence Letter.

Please submit all Adherence Letters via email to coaprotocol@isda.org.  It is critical that both a scanned, signed Adherence Letter, as well as a scanned, conformed Adherence Letter is submitted.

You are not required to send your original Adherence Letter(s) by mail to ISDA.

No other documents are required in order to adhere to the ISDA Close-Out Amount Protocol.  

The Protocol will open for adherence on [Insert date].

Email address for Delivery of Adherence Letters:
coaprotocol@isda.org