Understanding the ISDA Master Agreements

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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This is an ISDA Virtual Conference:

  • Event will be live on June 28, 2022 from 9:00 AM – 12:15 PM EST  |  Timezone Converter
  • Miss part of the event or aren’t able to watch live? The recording will be available to registrants until  July 28, 2022

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

3.5 CPE Credit Hours Available

3 CPD Credit Hours Available (England and Wales)

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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9:00 AM Introduction and Welcoming Remarks Mark New

Mark New, Senior Counsel, Americas, ISDA

9:05 AM The 2002 ISDA Master Agreement Judith Lawless, Lisa Mantello, Ray Shirazi, Heather Smith

  • Section-by-section analysis of the 2002 ISDA Master Agreement
  • Discussion of key differences between the 2002 ISDA Master Agreement and the
    1992 ISDA Master Agreement
  • Measures of damages and close-out methodologies
  • Events of Default and Termination Events
  • Counterparty default management
  • Set-Off provision
  • Interest Rate provisions
  • Close-Out Amount Protocol
  • ISDA Create and ISDA Clause Library
Judith Lawless, Irish Counsel to ISDA, Partner, McCann FitzGerald LLP
Lisa Mantello, Partner, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Ray Shirazi, Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Heather Smith, Senior Counsel, Commercial Product Development, ISDA

10:30 AM Break

10:40 AM The 2002 ISDA Master Agreement (Continued)

12:15 PM Conference Concludes

Agenda is subject to change.

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Judith Lawless

Irish Counsel to ISDA, Partner

McCann FitzGerald LLP


Lisa Mantello


Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Mark New

Senior Counsel, Americas



Ray Shirazi


Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP


Heather Smith

Senior Counsel, Commercial Product Development



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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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