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Derivatives Products Overview

7.5 CLE Credit Hours Available (New York)

Transitional and Nontransitional Credit


7.5 CPE Credit Hours Available

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Global Financial Conference Center
New York


8:15 AM


Registration and Continental Breakfast




9:00 AM


Introduction and Welcoming Remarks




9:15 AM


Interest Rate Products



  • Floating Rate Options
  • Interest rate swaps
  • Caps, floors and collars
  • Compounding in swaps
  • Swaptions and straddles
  • Optional and mandatory exercise rights
  • Options: Automatic exercise, exercise styles and settlement methods
  • Negative interest amounts
  • ISDA Matrices and ISDA Supplements




10:45 AM


Morning Break




11:00 AM


Equity Derivatives Products



  • Underlying assets: single share, single index, basket of shares, basket of indices
  • Options, caps, floors and collars
  • Pre-paid variable forwards
  • Total return swaps
  • FX provisions in equity derivatives trades
  • Volatility and variance swaps
  • Knock-out and knock-in events
  • Documentation




12:30 PM






1:30 PM


Foreign Exchange Products



  • The 1998 FX and Currency Option Cross Currency Swaps Definitions and Annex A thereto
  • Cross Currency Swaps
  • Non-deliverable and deliverable forwards
  • Non-deliverable and deliverable options
  • Cross Rates and the Non-Deliverable Cross Currency FX Transactions Supplement
  • Unscheduled Holidays, Disruption Events and Disruption Fallbacks
  • Master Confirmation Agreements




2:30 PM


Afternoon Break




2:45 PM


Credit Derivatives Products



  • Credit default swaps: single name and index
  • Reference Obligation and Standard Reference Obligation
  • CDS on sovereign debt
  • Credit events and regional variations
  • The ISDA Credit Derivatives Determinations Committee
  • Settlement methods and auctions
  • Credit Derivatives Physical Settlement Matrix




4:00 PM


Commodity Derivatives Products



  • Examples of transaction underlyers: Agriculture, Base and Precious Metals, Coal, Crude Oil, Emissions, Gas, Power
  • Forwards and options
  • Settlement conventions unique to underlying commodity and region (e.g., financial commodities, power, physical commodities)
  • Option exercise
  • Market Disruption Events and consequences




5:00 PM


Conference Concludes


Agenda is subject to change

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Global Financial Conference Center, 360 Madison Avenue (entrance on 45th Street), 17th Floor, New York, NY 10017 Phone: (212) 901-6000.  Please find a map to the venue here.



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