ISDA SIMM Training – Non-Technical Workshop

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Member US$200.00

Non-Member US$250.00

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This workshop provides a background and the basics for understanding the ISDA Standard Initial Margin Model (SIMM) methodology, its implementation and use.

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

This is an ISDA Virtual Conference:

  • Event will be live on November 4, 2021 from 9:00 AM – 12:25 PM EDT  |  Timezone Converter
  • Miss part of the event or aren’t able to watch live? The recording will be available to registrants until December 4, 2021


Educational Credits

3 CPD Credit Hours Available (England and Wales)

3.5 CPE Credit Hours Available

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Thursday, November 4, 2021

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9:00 AM Introduction and Welcoming Remarks

9:05 AM Initial Margin Models – Background

  • Initial Margin (IM) and its requirements
  • Standardised initial margin schedule
  • The case and background for the ISDA SIMM
  • Comparison of SIMM with Grid features
  • Monitoring IM

10:05 AM Break

10:15 AM ISDA SIMM – Methodology and Calculation

  • Provides a brief description of the ISDA SIMM methodology
  • Calculations using the SIMM methodology
  • Comparison of SIMM IM with Grid IM

11:15 AM Break

11:25 AM Getting Ready for Initial Margin

  • Commonly asked questions by phase 5/6 firms on preparing to calculate IM
  • Exchanging IM and the processes around this
  • Reconciliations issues and how firms currently address that

12:25 PM Workshop Concludes

Agenda is subject to change.

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Registration fee is for one person to attend the entire event. Pass may not be split between multiple attendees.
Groups of three or more attendees from the same firm can receive a 20% discount on event registrations. To register your group, please email

Member US$200.00

Non-Member US$250.00

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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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