Understanding the ISDA Margin Protocol for Commercial Entities

Beginning March 1, 2017, uncleared swaps will be subject to margin requirements under rules adopted in the US and other G-20 nations. ISDA has published documentation designed to help market participants comply with these regulations and will soon open its protocol allowing market participants to enter into compliant documentation online. This process will require market participants to make many decisions that have legal, operational, and economic consequences.

Our speakers played a central role in the development of the ISDA margin documentation and protocols. Please join us for a discussion focused specifically on considerations for commercial entities that may be swap dealers or financial end users, including margin classification tasks, defining an approach to documentation, and keys to simplifying use of the protocol.

CLE Information

This program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1.0 credit hours in professional practice. This program is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced NY attorneys. Credit in additional jurisdictions will be applied for upon request.

For questions about this webinar, contact Danielle Couper at danielle.couper@cwt.com.