CCP Clearing, Risk Management, Recovery and Resolution (EU), London
Nov
2
to Nov 3

CCP Clearing, Risk Management, Recovery and Resolution (EU), London

This new and unique two day conference will provide delegates with a comprehensive understanding of central counterparty (CCP) clearing models and operational frameworks in the European Union (EU). Delegates will receive in depth instruction on the EU CCP regulatory framework governed by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). Delegates will be able to practically compare a range of key issues affecting CCP offerings in the EU. The conference will also provide deep coverage of margining practices, clearing models and agreements, operational risks, and risk management frameworks affecting CCPs. Finally, delegates will be guided through the intricacies of effective CCP Recovery and Resolution Plans, and CCP Default Management, Recovery and Continuity Frameworks.

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CCP Clearing, Risk Management, Recovery and Resolution (US) Miami
Nov
8
to Nov 9

CCP Clearing, Risk Management, Recovery and Resolution (US) Miami

  • JW Marriott Marquis Miami (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This new and unique two day conference will provide delegates with a comprehensive understanding of central counterparty (CCP) clearing models and operational frameworks in the United States (U.S.). Delegates will receive in depth instruction on the U.S. CCP regulatory framework governed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank). Delegates will be able to practically compare a range of key issues affecting CCP offerings in the U.S. The course will also provide deep coverage of margining practices, clearing models and agreements, operational risks, and risk management frameworks affecting CCPs. Finally, delegates will be guided through the intricacies of effective CCP Recovery and Resolution Plans, and CCP Default Management, Recovery and Continuity Frameworks.

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Advanced OTC Derivatives Documentation and Negotiation (US) New York
May
18
to May 19

Advanced OTC Derivatives Documentation and Negotiation (US) New York

This two day advanced level conference programme will provide delegates with advanced theoretical and practical training on documenting and negotiating a broad range of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives documentation. Delegates will be instructed on key operational and legal risks currently affecting OTC derivatives, as well as legal opinion and case law analysis techniques. Delegates will also be guided in drafting and negotiating a broad range of key substantive provisions in master agreements and credit support and collateral agreements. Delegates will then participate in advanced practical roundtable negotiating exercises and case studies with the Expert Trainers in order to comprehensively translate master agreement and collateral documentation theory into practice. Finally, delegates will participate in a series of unique workshops covering central counterparty (CCP) clearing agreements, equity derivatives products and agreements, and credit derivatives products and agreements.

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Global Regulatory Compliance (Santiago, Chile)
Feb
9
to Feb 10

Global Regulatory Compliance (Santiago, Chile)

This intensive two day course will provide delegates with an in-depth and comprehensive understanding of both existing and new and emerging global regulatory requirements. From the European Union (EU) perspective, the course will look at the way the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) now function in practice. It will also provide delegates with an overview of how the new revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) framework will operate. From a United States (U.S.) perspective, the course will provide delegates with the latest developments affecting the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) and Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) frameworks. Finally, from a global perspective the course will help delegates to understand the new compliance obligations and risks under the Basel III and OECD Common Reporting Standard compliance regimes. 

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Global Regulatory Compliance (Lima, Peru)
Feb
6
to Feb 7

Global Regulatory Compliance (Lima, Peru)

  • The Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This intensive two day course will provide delegates with an in-depth and comprehensive understanding of both existing and new and emerging global regulatory requirements. From the European Union (EU) perspective, the course will look at the way the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) now function in practice. It will also provide delegates with an overview of how the new revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) framework will operate. From a United States (U.S.) perspective, the course will provide delegates with the latest developments affecting the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) and Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) frameworks. Finally, from a global perspective the course will help delegates to understand the new compliance obligations and risks under the Basel III and OECD Common Reporting Standard compliance regimes. 

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Islamic Finance: Regulatory, Risk and Compliance
Nov
3
to Nov 4

Islamic Finance: Regulatory, Risk and Compliance

This advanced two day conference programme has been designed to provide delegates with comprehensive training in the latest regulatory, risk, and compliance issues affecting the Islamic banking and finance industry today. Delegates will be instructed on risks affecting Islamic finance practices and products, on developing integrated risk management frameworks, and on the latest legal, regulatory and Shari'ah compliance issues affecting Islamic banks and financial institutions. Delegates will also gain insights into the latest trends in Islamic finance products (e.g. derivatives) and practices (e.g. microfinance). 

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Advanced OTC Documentation and Negotiation (US) Miami
Oct
24
to Oct 25

Advanced OTC Documentation and Negotiation (US) Miami

This two day advanced level conference programme will provide delegates with advanced theoretical and practical training on documenting and negotiating a broad range of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives documentation. Delegates will be instructed on key operational and legal risks currently affecting OTC derivatives, as well as legal opinion and case law analysis techniques. Delegates will also be guided in drafting and negotiating a broad range of key substantive provisions in master agreements and credit support and collateral agreements. Delegates will participate in advanced practical roundtable negotiating exercises and case studies with the Expert Trainers in order to comprehensively translate master agreement and collateral documentation theory into practice. Delegates will also participate in a series of unique workshops covering central counterparty (CCP) clearing agreements, equity derivatives products and agreements, and credit derivatives products and agreements.

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MiFID II: Regulatory, Risk and Compliance
Sep
29
to Sep 30

MiFID II: Regulatory, Risk and Compliance

This two day extended intermediate to advanced level programme will provide delegates with comprehensive training in the latest MiFID II regulatory, risk, compliance and implementation issues. Delegates will be guided through the latest MiFID II operational framework in detail, and will be provided with a critical and explanatory review of the latest draft Level 2 texts published by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). The conference will also provide extensive guidance on the new MiFID II provisions affecting over-the-counter (OTC) and commodity derivatives, algorithmic trading, dark trades and dark pools. Stephan Hanks, Manager, Markets Policy Division at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will be providing MiFID II implementation insights. Sopra Steria will be discussing their new digital regulatory market data processing platform that they are building for the FCA. Their MiFIR Reporting Workshop may likely cover areas relating to FCA and market participant data feeds, MiFID II transaction reporting validation and storage, validation times, distribution sequence, the external interface specification, message types, testing, beta-testing phase, and the reporting warehouse facility.

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FATCA and the OECD CRS (Middle East)
Jun
30
to Jul 1

FATCA and the OECD CRS (Middle East)

  • JW Marriott Marquis Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This two day intermediate to advanced conference training programme will provide delegates with a comprehensive understanding of the new United States Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) requirements, by combining theory with practice and by incorporating interactive elements. The conference will demystify the complexity of both FACTA and OECD Common Reporting Standard (CRS) requirements. It will help delegates to understand the operational impact that FATCA and the OECD CRS will have on the business and on clients, as well as guiding delegates through necessary adaptation processes and compliance solutions.

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Hedge Funds: Regulatory, Risk and Compliance, New York
Jun
23
to Jun 24

Hedge Funds: Regulatory, Risk and Compliance, New York

This two day intermediate to advanced level conference programme will provide delegates with comprehensive training in the latest regulatory, risk, and compliance issues affecting the hedge fund industry around the world today.  Delegates will be instructed on the latest regulatory developments affecting hedge funds in the European Union and the United States, as well as globally. The conference will provide a unique perspective on the latest trends and opportunities affecting hedge funds, as well as providing insights into hedge fund governance, third party administration practices, and effective hedge fund compliance program strategies.

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Hedge Funds: Regulatory, Risk and Compliance, London
Jun
16
to Jun 17

Hedge Funds: Regulatory, Risk and Compliance, London

This two day intermediate to advanced level conference programme will provide delegates with comprehensive training in the latest regulatory, risk, and compliance issues affecting the hedge fund industry around the world today.  Delegates will be instructed on the latest regulatory developments affecting hedge funds in the European Union and the United States, as well as globally. The conference will provide a unique perspective on the latest trends and opportunities affecting hedge funds, as well as providing insights into hedge fund governance, third party administration practices, and effective hedge fund compliance program strategies.

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OTC Derivatives Documentation, Negotiation, Risk and Clearing
Sep
29
to Sep 30

OTC Derivatives Documentation, Negotiation, Risk and Clearing

Being able to identify all the latest key global regulatory developments affecting over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives documentation is far from easy. This two day intensive intermediate to advanced level course will provide delegates with everything they need to know about the latest global OTC derivatives regulations, including the impact of the EMIR, Dodd-Frank, Basel III, and MiFID II on OTC derivatives documentation. The course will enable delegates to achieve an understanding of all the most relevant documentation issues affecting OTC derivatives, including CCP margin optimisation and risk and collateral analytics. This will also include insights into negotiation and documentation strategies for OTC Master Agreements and Collateral and/or Credit Support Documentation, as well as awareness of how OTC Derivatives Clearing Agreements and ISDA® Protocols function, key negotiated terms, and automating OTC Derivatives Documentation processes.

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