ISDA Symposium® Negotiation Strategies: Paragraph 13 of the 2018 Credit Support Annex for Initial Margin (IM)

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
ISDA Conference Center
New York

Member $400 U.S.

Non-Member $500 U.S.

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To assist parties who are preparing for initial margin implementation, this symposium will provide a focused, in-depth examination of specified terms and considerations for negotiating paragraph 13 to the 2018 Credit Support Annex For Initial Margin (IM) (Security Interest – New York Law). The content will focus specifically on the New York law CSA, but the issues to be discussed will also be directly relevant for parties negotiating other “next generation” regulatory initial margin documents.

Educational Credits

4 CLE Credit Hours Available (New York)
Transitional and Nontransitional

4 CPE Credit Hours Available

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8:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:45 AM Introduction and Welcoming Remarks

9:00 AM Negotiating Paragraph 13 of the 2018 Credit Support Annex for IM

  • Completing the Regime Table
    • Selecting Regimes
    • Whether the ISDA SIMM™ Exception should apply
    • Fallback to Mandatory Method
  • One Way Provisions
  • Applying the ISDA SIMM as the Method (IM) and choosing which version
  • Alternative approaches for sensitivities
  • Deciding whether to specify certain terms in the Control Agreement Eligible Collateral (IM) Schedule or the Eligible Collateral (IM) Schedule
  • Base Currency
  • Substituted Regimes
  • Selection of Margin Approach
  • Considerations for what to specify for:
    • Calculation Agent (IM)
    • Threshold (IM)
    • Minimum Transfer Amount (IM)
    • Calculation Date Location (IM), Calculation Time (IM) and Notification Time
Speakers to be Announced.

11:00 AM Coffee Break

11:15 AM Negotiating Paragraph 13 of the 2018 Credit Support Annex for IM (cont’d)

  • Specified Conditions and Access Conditions
  • Substitution Consent and Dispute Resolution
  • Negotiating terms within Secured Party Rights Event and Notice of Exclusive Control provisions
  • Negotiating terms within Pledgor Rights Event provision
  • Specifying Custody Arrangement terms
    • Custodian (IM)
    • Custodian (IM) Risk
    • Custodian Event and Custodian Event End Date
  • Considerations for making the Control Agreement as a Credit Support Document, applying inconsistency with the Control Agreement and Relationship with the Control Agreement
  • Collateral Access Breach Additional Termination Event and Collateral Access Breach End Date
  • Additional information relating to Regulatory Compliance and Concentration Limits
  • Amendment to "Termination Currency and Minimum Transfer Amount"
Speakers to be Announced.

12:45 PM Symposium Concludes

Agenda is subject to change.


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