Initial Margin (IM) Implementation

IM Regulations, ISDA IM Credit Support Documentation and Custodial Documentation and Onboarding (APAC)

Wednesday, July 7, 2021
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For market participants who anticipate becoming subject to initial margin (IM) exchange requirements under the uncleared margin rules in 2021 (Phase 5) and beyond, and for their advisors, this virtual conference will provide delegates with an overview from US, EU and Asia-Pacific region perspectives of the IM regulatory requirements. It will also provide delegates with an understanding of ISDA’s new IM credit support documentation and implications of various under the documentation in negotiations between counterparties, as well as introduce delegates to documentation that can be used for IM arrangements between custodians and trading counterparties in different jurisdictions, including specific documents designed for use where the IM is held in a Euroclear or Clearstream account. The conference will also examine key points to consider when entering into custodial relationships related to compliance with initial margin requirements.

 

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This is an ISDA Virtual Conference:

  • Event will be live on July 7, 2021 from 9:00 AM – 12:45 PM HKT/SGT  |  Timezone Converter
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Wednesday, July 7, 2021

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9:00 AM Introduction and Welcome Remarks

9:05 AM Initial Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps

A large number of counterparties are expected to come into scope of initial margin requirements for non-cleared derivatives in 2021 and 2022. This session will provide an overview and comparison of the requirements for posting initial margin under US and EU regulations as well as regulations in Hong Kong and Singapore and their implications for entities coming into scope of the requirements, including:

  • Entity scope and AANA calculations
  • Geographical and transaction scope (including cross-border application of Margin requirements)
  • Initial Margin Requirements, including segregation requirements
  • Documentation and legal review requirements

10:05 AM Break

10:10 AM Understanding the Next Generation of IM Documentation for Phase 5 Implementation and Beyond

This session will provide delegates with an understanding of the ISDA Bookstore Documentation (ISDA 2018 Credit Support Annex for Initial Margin (Security Interest – New York Law) and ISDA 2018 Credit Support Deed for Initial Margin (Security Interest – English Law)). The session will focus on elections in the documentation and their implications for negotiation between counterparties. It will also provide an overview of the Collateral Transfer Agreement and Security Agreements that can be used for IM arrangements where the relevant custodian is located in a different jurisdiction from the trading counterparties, including specific documents designed for use where the IM is held in a Euroclear or Clearstream account.

11:00 AM Break

11:05 AM Understanding the Next Generation of IM Documentation for Phase 5 Implementation and Beyond (continued)

11:55 AM Break

12:00 PM Custodial Documentation and Onboarding

Setting up segregated accounts with custodians and entering into necessary documentation is a key part of compliance with initial margin requirements. This session will examine some of the key points to consider from the custodian and user perspectives.

12:45 PM Conference Concludes

Agenda is subject to change.

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