ISDA Clause Library: Implementation and Negotiation

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
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The ISDA Clause Library is a tool that allows users to construct standard-form versions of the most commonly negotiated provisions within ISDA documentation and the most common variants of those provisions. However, to fully achieve the benefits of the ISDA Clause Library, widespread adoption within the market is crucial. During this conference, presenters will explain how the ISDA Clause Library was developed and how one can construct clauses for negotiation using the ISDA Clause Library framework. We will also discuss implementation of the ISDA Clause Library within firms’ templates and negotiation guides, and explore how the industry can promote adoption of the ISDA Clause Library among market participants.

This is an ISDA Virtual Conference:

  • Event will be live on November 4, 2020 from 9:00 AM - 11:35 AM EST  |  Timezone Converter
  • Miss part of the event or aren't able to watch live? The recording will be available to registrants until December 4, 2020

Educational Credits

2.5 CLE Credit Hours Available (New York) Transitional and Non-Transitional

2.5 CPE Credit Hours Available

2 CPD Credit Hours Available (England and Wales)

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9:00 AM Introduction and Welcoming Remarks Ciarán McGonagle

Ciarán McGonagle, Assistant General Counsel, ISDA

9:15 AM What is the Clause Library and How Does it Work? Megan O’Flynn, Akber Datoo, Heather Smith

Presenters will explain how the ISDA Clause Library was developed. They will explain the importance of developing the ISDA Legal Agreement Taxonomy as an initial foundation and the design decisions that contributed to the creation of the ISDA Clause Library. Presenters will also explain how users can construct and negotiate clauses using the ISDA Clause Library framework, using practical examples of specific clauses.  

Moderator: Megan O’Flynn, Assistant General Counsel, ISDA
Akber Datoo, Founder & Managing Director, D2 Legal Technology (D2LT)
Heather Smith, Senior Derivatives Advisor, Linklaters LLP

10:15 AM Break

10:30 AM Implementing the ISDA Clause Library Ciarán McGonagle, Emma Patient, Beatrix Pole

This session will explore how the ISDA Clause Library can be implemented within a firm’s templates and negotiation guide, drawing upon the experiences of market participants who have already commenced implementation projects.  This panel will also consider the buy-side perspective, and highlight issues for the market to consider when seeking to use the ISDA Clause Library in negotiations for the first time.

Moderator: Ciarán McGonagle, Assistant General Counsel, ISDA
Emma Patient, Senior Legal Counsel, HSBC Bank plc
Beatrix Pole, Director, NatWest Markets

Additional Speakers to be Announced.

11:30 AM ISDA Clause Library Demonstration Heather Smith

Heather Smith, Senior Derivatives Advisor, Linklaters LLP

11:35 AM Conference Concludes

Agenda is subject to change.


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