Understanding Core ISDA Documentation: Variation Margin Credit Support Documents

Wednesday, March 6, 2024
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Understanding Core ISDA Documentation

The ISDA Master Agreement – March 5

Negotiating Core ISDA Documentation

Schedule to the ISDA Master Agreement – March 7

 

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  • Event will be live on March 6, 2024 from 09:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST  |  Timezone Converter
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3.5 CPE Credit Hours Available

3.25 CPD Credit Hours Available (England and Wales)

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Wednesday, March 6, 2024

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9:00 AM Introduction and Welcoming Remarks Megan O’Flynn

Megan O’Flynn, Assistant General Counsel, ISDA

9:05 AM Regulatory VM Requirements for Swaps and Security-Based Swaps Brandon M. Hammer, Cheryl Isaac

This session explains the VM requirements in the US and other key jurisdictions implementing the international WGMR framework:

  • Which entities are subject to the requirements?
  • Which trades are subject to the requirements?
  • What are the VM requirements?
  • Cross-border implications and key similarities/differences with rules in other jurisdictions
  • Impact on CSA documentation
Brandon M. Hammer, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Cheryl Isaac, Partner, K&L Gates LLP
Additional Speakers to be Announced.

10:20 AM Break

10:25 AM Understanding the 2016 ISDA Credit Support Annex For VM (New York and English Law) Christopher Bender, Ilene K. Froom, Catherine Shamie, Sarah Willis

The ISDA VM Credit Support Annex under forms part of the Schedule of the ISDA Master Agreement. It is designed to document security arrangements involving the use of collateral to secure the risk either or both parties may have under the ISDA Master Agreement to which the ISDA VM Credit Support Annex relates incompliance with applicable VM regulations. This session examines critical provisions in the ISDA Credit Support Annex under New York law and English Law, including:

  • Key principles of the credit support arrangements
  • The posting party and the receiving party– How can this party change over time?
  • Scope of Covered Transactions under CSA
  • Credit Support Obligations: The Delivery Amount and Return Amount
  • Minimum Transfer Amounts
  • Adding an Independent Amount (IA) and using the Independent Amount provisions
  • Transfer Timing: When must a party deliver or return collateral?
  • The Valuation Agent and Dispute Resolution
  • Substitutions/Exchanges
  • Holding and use of Posted Collateral
  • Distributions and Interest Amounts
  • Events of Default
  • Rights and Remedies
  • Legally Ineligible Credit Support provisions
  • Credit Support Offsets
  • Terms for non-netting counterparties
  • Other Provisions
  • ISDA VM Protocol
Christopher Bender, Assistant General Counsel, The Vanguard Group, Inc.
Ilene K. Froom, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Catherine Shamie, Senior Counsel and Director, BMO
Sarah Willis, Managing Associate, Linklaters LLP

11:30 AM Break

11:35 AM Understanding the 2016 ISDA Credit Support Annex For VM (New York and English Law) Continued Christopher Bender, Ilene K. Froom, Catherine Shamie, Sarah Willis

Christopher Bender, Assistant General Counsel, The Vanguard Group, Inc.
Ilene K. Froom, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Catherine Shamie, Senior Counsel and Director, BMO
Sarah Willis, Managing Associate, Linklaters LLP

12:30 PM Virtual Conference Concludes

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Christopher Bender

Assistant General Counsel

The Vanguard Group, Inc.

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Ilene K. Froom

Partner

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

KattenLaw

Brandon M. Hammer

Partner

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

ClearyGottlieb

Cheryl Isaac

Partner

K&L Gates LLP

@klgates

Megan O’Flynn

Assistant General Counsel

ISDA

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Catherine Shamie

Senior Counsel and Director

BMO

BMO

Sarah Willis

Managing Associate

Linklaters LLP

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Introductory

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

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