ISDA SIMM Training • Technical Workshop

Thursday, June 11, 2020
ISDA Conference Center
New York

Member US$250.00

Non-Member US$300.00

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

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12:45 PM Registration and Lunch

1:15 PM Introduction and Welcoming Remarks Tara Kruse

Tara Kruse, Global Head of Infrastructure, Data and Non-Cleared Margin, ISDA

1:20 PM ISDA SIMM Methodology and Calculation (Advanced)

  • Description of the ISDA SIMM
  • Methodology
  • Example to illustrate calculation using methodology
  • Comparison of Initial Margin (IM) from SIMM versus Schedule
Speakers to be Announced.

2:25 PM ISDA SIMM Implementation

  • Data Preparation
  • Building SIMM
  • Operational flows: From calculation to settlement
  • ISDA SIMM Crowdsourcing Utility
Speakers to be Announced.

3:00 PM Coffee Break

3:15 PM ISDA SIMM Annual Cycle

  • Enhancements made from SIMM 1.0 to SIMM 2.2
  • SIMM Monitoring
    • Evidenced-based approach to SIMM change review
    • Quarterly Monitoring
  • SIMM Calibration
  • SIMM Backtesting and Benchmarking
Speakers to be Announced.

4:10 PM ISDA SIMM Governance and Regulatory Engagement

  • Industry-level governance
  • Firm-level governance
  • IM Advocacy and changes to Implementation Timelines
Speakers to be Announced.

4:45 PM Workshop Concludes

Agenda is subject to change.

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

ISDA has a special rate available at the Omni Berkshire Place, 21 East 52nd Street, New York, NY 10022, +1 212-753-5800, located on the same block as the ISDA Conference Center.
For reservations online click here OR call the Reservation Center at +1 800-843-6664 and mention the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) special rate. ISDA’s special rate is based on availability at the time of booking.

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Tara Kruse

Global Head of Infrastructure, Data and Non-Cleared Margin



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Registration fee is for one person to attend the entire event. Pass may not be split between multiple attendees.
Groups of three or more attendees from the same firm can receive a 20% discount on event registrations. To register your group, please email prior to the event.

Government Agencies and Financial Hardship Policy

Member US$250.00

Non-Member US$300.00

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

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ISDA is an accredited provider of continuing education credits by the following organizations:

  • CLE

    ISDA has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in the state of New York.

  • CPE Sponsory

    ISDA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors: 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417.

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