ISDA Annual Legal Forum

Tuesday, October 4, 2022
ISDA Conference Center
New York

Member US$300

Non-Member US$350

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Early Bird price until September 4th, 2022.


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  • Registration must be received 24 hours prior to the event. Attendance is by pre-registration only, NO walk-ins will be accepted.
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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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9:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:30 AM Opening Remarks

9:35 AM Keynote Remarks

9:55 AM Developments in ESG Derivatives

This panel will cover regulatory developments as they relate to environmental, social and governance (ESG) derivatives, including the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s consultation on climate risk. The session will also look at the development of contractual standards for environmental and ESG-related derivatives products, as well as how firms are incorporating climate risk issues into their risk management and investment agendas.

10:40 AM Fireside Chat

11:05 AM Coffee Break

11:30 AM Transforming Legal Documents

The coronavirus crisis emphasized the value of automation and created a strong incentive for digitization of legal documents, online negotiation and electronic consumption of legal data. This panel will highlight the progress that has been made and look at potential future developments.

12:15 PM Contractual Standards for Crypto Derivatives

ISDA is working to develop contractual standards for OTC crypto derivatives that reflect the unique characteristics of this asset class. This panel will provide an overview of the market and explore how the novel features of crypto derivatives could be addressed in standard documentation.

1:00 PM Lunch

2:00 PM Compliance and Enforcement Updates

This session will cover recent developments related to Commodity Futures Trading Commission, National Futures Association and Securities and Exchange Commission compliance and enforcement programs.

2:45 PM Diversity in Derivatives Markets

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is becoming a priority for many financial institutions for performance, risk and regulatory reasons, and is also an increasing focus for investors as part of environmental, social and governance strategies. This panel will examine the role diversity and inclusion plays in the derivatives market, and the tangible impact it can have on financial firms. It will also discuss challenges and best practices that firms should consider when developing a robust DEI program.

3:35 PM Conference Concludes

Agenda is subject to change.

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ISDA Conference Center, 10 East 53rd Street (entrance on 52nd and 53rd Street), 8th Floor, New York, NY 10022, Phone: +1 (212) 901-6000. Please find a map to the venue here.

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The course level is intermediate. Some knowledge of derivatives is assumed. No advance preparation is required.

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