Derivatives Trading Forum: Post-trade Operations, Services & Technology

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

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Manually intensive post-trade processes continue to act as a drag on the performance of those institutions active in trading derivatives. This fourth event in the Derivatives Trading Forum series will look at what firms are doing to address this issue, and how automation could pave the way to greater efficiency and lower costs.  


Registration for this event will close 2 hours before the live broadcast


This is an ISDA Virtual Conference:

  • Registration for this conference is complimentary
  • Event will be live on December 7, 2021 from 9:00 AM - 12:35 PM EST  |  Timezone Converter
  • Miss part of the event or aren't able to watch live? The recording will be available to registrants until January 7, 2022


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9:00 AM Opening Remarks Scott O’Malia

Scott O’Malia, Chief Executive Officer, ISDA

9:05 AM Keynote Address Jennifer Robertson

A discussion on developments in the regulation of post-trade services and the impact of technology

Jennifer Robertson, Head of Unit, Financial Markets Infrastructure, European Commission

9:25 AM Getting the Basics Right Ian Sloyan, Ffion Acland, Jon Nance

Firms active in derivatives markets are increasingly turning to automation to increase efficiencies and reduce costs associated with their post-trade operationsWhich areas are most in need of automationand what foundational steps are necessary to ensure the biggest impact?

Moderator: Ian Sloyan, Director, Market Infrastructure and Technology, ISDA
Ffion Acland, Vice President – Data Engineer, Goldman Sachs
Jon Nance, Enterprise Solutions, Axoni

Additional Speakers to be Announced.

10:05 AM Break

10:15 AM Adopting New Technologies Clive Ansell, Lee Braine, Keith Pritchard, John Smith

How are artificial intelligence, distributed ledger, cloud and smart contracts being used to solve manually intensive back-office tasks? Where can these new technologies bring the biggest advantages and what are the challenges in adoption?

Moderator: Clive Ansell, Head of Market Infrastructure and Technology, ISDA
Lee Braine, Managing Director, Chief Technology Office, Barclays
Keith Pritchard, Managing Partner, Quorsus
John Smith, Chief Technology Officer, OSTTRA

10:55 AM Managing & Optimizing Collateral Amy Caruso, Varqa Abyaneh, Erica Becker, Ky Dong, Crispin Searle

The final implementation phase of the initial margin requirements for non-cleared derivatives will bring hundreds of new entities into scope of the rules, driving a further increase in daily margin calls, settlement volumes and funding requirements. What steps are firms taking to reduce the operational burdens of the increased volumes and the rising funding costs of initial margin?

Moderator: Amy Caruso, Head of Collateral Initiatives, ISDA
Varqa Abyaneh, Chief Product Officer, Quantile Technologies
Erica Becker, Senior Manager, EY
Ky Dong, Strategic Business Consultant, Franklin Templeton Investments
Crispin Searle, Product Manager, Clearstream Banking

11:40 AM Break

11:50 AM Rewiring Reporting Andrew Bayley, Carmel Deenmamode, Sarah A. Long, Paul Nichol, Andrew Pinnington

Regulatory reporting has suffered from a lack of harmonization in the information required to be submitted, but several jurisdictions are in the process of re-writing their rules to enhance consistency and improve data quality. What progress has been made, and what other steps are under way to improve the efficiency of reporting?

Moderator: Andrew Bayley, Director, Data and Reporting, ISDA
Carmel Deenmamode, Manager, Market Conduct & Post Trade Policy, FCA
Sarah A. Long, Vice President, Global Regulatory Change and Controls , J.P. Morgan
Paul Nichol, Vice President, Global Operations Change & Transformation, Bank of America
Andrew Pinnington, Director, Quorsus

12:35 PM Conference Concludes

Agenda is subject to change.

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