Derivatives Trading Forum: Trading ESG Products

Thursday, September 30 to Saturday, October 30, 2021
Online


This third event in the Derivatives Trading Forum series will explore how derivatives markets and trading strategies will be affected by increased global focus on climate change and environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

 

This is a pre-recorded Virtual Conference

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Recording available until October 30, 2021

 

This is an ISDA Virtual Conference:

  • This is a recording of the Derivatives Trading Forum: Trading ESG Products conference which took place on Thursday, September 30, 2021
  • Registrants will have access to the recording until 5:00 PM EDT on October 30, 2021
  • After submitting your registration you will receive a confirmation email with a link to view the documents and recording

 

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Thursday, September 30, 2021

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9:00 AM Introduction and Welcoming Remarks Scott O’Malia

Scott O’Malia, Chief Executive Officer, ISDA

9:05 AM Keynote Address Rupert Thorne

A senior regulator will discuss the evolving regulatory landscape for ESG instruments.

Rupert Thorne, Deputy Secretary General, Financial Stability Board

9:30 AM Trading Carbon Scott O’Malia, Owain Johnson, Michael Leonard, Scobie Mackay, Chris Staples

Efforts are under way to develop a robust, global voluntary market for trading carbon credits, in addition to the various compliance schemes across the globe. How much progress has been made, and what challenges need to be overcome? What is the industry doing to develop documentation to support this market?

Moderator: Scott O’Malia, Chief Executive Officer, ISDA
Owain Johnson, Managing Director, Global Head of Research and Product Development, CME Group
Michael Leonard, ISDA Board Member, Regional VP Europe and Africa, Refining and Products Trading, BP Trading & Shipping
Scobie Mackay, Managing Director, Commodities and Global Markets, Macquarie Group
Chris Staples, Corporate Partner, Linklaters LLP

10:10 AM Break

10:15 AM The Next Surge in Sustainable Finance: Trading and Hedging Opportunities in ESG Derivatives and Potential Risks and Implications Simon Maisey, Claire Coustar, Tim Rohkemper, CFA, Olga Roman, CFA, Frédéric Samama

A variety of ESG products, indices and derivatives have emerged in recent months. How can these instruments support the transition to a more sustainable economy and what are investors looking for? What role are ESG indices and derivatives playing in asset allocation decisions?

Moderator: Simon Maisey, Managing Director, Global Head of Corporate Development, Tradeweb
Claire Coustar, Managing Director, Global Head of ESG, Fixed Income & Currencies, Deutsche Bank
Tim Rohkemper, CFA, Head of ESG Equities Structuring, GMD, Goldman Sachs
Olga Roman, CFA, Head of Research, ISDA
Frédéric Samama, Chief Responsible Investment Officer , CPR AM, Amundi

11:00 AM Fireside Chat Steven Kennedy, Bob Litterman

ISDA talks with a leading participant in the shift to a greener economy.

Moderator: Steven Kennedy, Global Head of Public Policy, ISDA
Bob Litterman, Founding Partner, Kepos Capital L.P.

11:20 AM Break

11:25 AM ESG and Capital Panayiotis Dionysopoulos, Sigurd Naess-Schmidt, Bengt Redlinger, Tasos Zavitsanakis

How do regulatory capital rules treat carbon and other ESG products, and what impact will this have on trading volumes? How are market participants modelling and stress testing the risks posed by climate change?

Moderator: Panayiotis Dionysopoulos, Head of Capital, ISDA
Sigurd Naess-Schmidt, Partner and Director of Economics, Copenhagen Economics
Bengt Redlinger, Director, Regulatory Capital Policy, Bank of America
Tasos Zavitsanakis, Program Manager, APAC Sustainable Finance Office, Head Sustainable Finance HK/Greater China, UBS AG

12:10 PM Developing a Regulatory Framework Bella Rozenberg, Jean Boissinot, Stevi Iosif, Jason Norman Lee, William F. McCoy, Deborah North

How are regulators adapting to the growth in sustainable finance and ESG? This panel will explore the current and potential regulatory issues in the ESG space.

Moderator: Bella Rozenberg, Senior Counsel & Head of Regulatory and Legal Practice Group, ISDA
Jean Boissinot, Deputy Director, Financial Stability, and Head of the NGFS Secretariat, Banque de France
Stevi Iosif, Director of European Public Policy, ISDA
Jason Norman Lee, MD, Head of Regulatory and Compliance, Temasek
William F. McCoy, Managing Director & Counsel, Morgan Stanley
Deborah North, Partner, Allen & Overy LLP

1:00 PM Conference Concludes

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Jean Boissinot

Deputy Director, Financial Stability, and Head of the NGFS Secretariat

Banque de France

Claire Coustar

Managing Director, Global Head of ESG, Fixed Income & Currencies

Deutsche Bank

Panayiotis Dionysopoulos

Head of Capital

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Stevi Iosif

Director of European Public Policy

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Owain Johnson

Managing Director, Global Head of Research and Product Development

CME Group

Steven Kennedy

Global Head of Public Policy

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Jason Norman Lee

MD, Head of Regulatory and Compliance

Temasek

Michael Leonard

ISDA Board Member, Regional VP Europe and Africa, Refining and Products Trading

BP Trading & Shipping

Bob Litterman

Founding Partner

Kepos Capital L.P.

Scobie Mackay

Managing Director, Commodities and Global Markets

Macquarie Group

Simon Maisey

Managing Director, Global Head of Corporate Development

Tradeweb

William F. McCoy

Managing Director & Counsel

Morgan Stanley

Sigurd Naess-Schmidt

Partner and Director of Economics

Copenhagen Economics

Deborah North

Partner

Allen & Overy LLP

Scott O’Malia

Chief Executive Officer

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Bengt Redlinger

Director, Regulatory Capital Policy

Bank of America

Tim Rohkemper, CFA

Head of ESG Equities Structuring

GMD, Goldman Sachs

Olga Roman, CFA

Head of Research

ISDA

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Bella Rozenberg

Senior Counsel & Head of Regulatory and Legal Practice Group

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Frédéric Samama

Chief Responsible Investment Officer

CPR AM, Amundi

Chris Staples

Corporate Partner

Linklaters LLP

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Rupert Thorne

Deputy Secretary General

Financial Stability Board

Tasos Zavitsanakis

Program Manager, APAC Sustainable Finance Office, Head Sustainable Finance HK/Greater China

UBS AG

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Intermediate

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

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