ISDA Legal Opinion Developments

Tuesday, July 6 to Friday, August 6, 2021

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This is a pre-recorded Virtual Conference



Recording available until August 6, 2021


This is an ISDA Virtual Conference:

  • This is a recording of the ISDA Legal Opinion Developments virtual conference which took place on July 6, 2021
  • Registrants will have access to the recording until 5:00 PM EDT on August 6, 2021
  • After submitting your registration you will receive a confirmation email with a link to view the documents and recording


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Tuesday, July 6, 2021

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9:00 AM Introduction and Welcoming Remarks Annabel Akintomide

Annabel Akintomide, Counsel, ISDA

9:10 AM Brexit & English Legal Opinions Jennifer Marshall

A number of changes have been made to English law following Brexit. This session will highlight some of the key changes to ISDA’s netting and collateral opinions for England & Wales following the end of the Brexit transition period.

Jennifer Marshall, Partner, Allen & Overy LLP

9:35 AM New CRR II Requirements Emma Dwyer, Thomas Rawlinson

Amendments were made to Article 305(2) CRR which apply in the European Union from 28 June 2021. This session will discuss the new requirements under Articles 305(2)(b) and (c) for institutions to assess their own funds requirements and impact on ISDA’s CRR opinions.

Emma Dwyer, Partner, Allen & Overy LLP
Thomas Rawlinson, Associate, Allen & Overy LLP

10:00 AM Break

10:05 AM Digital Assets Under ISDA Legal Opinions Annabel Akintomide, Paul Allan, Guy Antrobus, Curtis Doty, Motoyasu Fujita, Judith Lawless

With the increased interest in digital assets such as crypto, many jurisdictions are looking at how to categorise and regulate such assets. During this session we will discuss the status of digital assets in New York, England & Wales, Ireland, and Japan and the possible implications for ISDA’s legal opinions.

Annabel Akintomide, Counsel, ISDA
Paul Allan, Senior Associate, Allen & Overy LLP
Guy Antrobus, Partner, Allen & Overy LLP
Curtis Doty, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP
Motoyasu Fujita, Partner, Linklaters LLP
Judith Lawless, Irish Counsel to ISDA, Partner, McCann Fitzgerald

11:00 AM Conference Concludes

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Annabel Akintomide




Paul Allan

Senior Associate

Allen & Overy LLP


Guy Antrobus


Allen & Overy LLP


Curtis Doty


Mayer Brown LLP


Emma Dwyer


Allen & Overy LLP


Motoyasu Fujita


Linklaters LLP


Judith Lawless

Irish Counsel to ISDA, Partner

McCann Fitzgerald


Jennifer Marshall


Allen & Overy LLP


Thomas Rawlinson


Allen & Overy LLP


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Basic knowledge of derivatives documentation is beneficial but not mandatory. Some knowledge of financial markets is assumed. No advance preparation is required.

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