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ISDA SIMM™ Framework for Non-Risk Professionals

7.5 CLE Credit Hours Available (New York)
Transitional and Nontransitional Credit


7.5 CPE Credit Hours Available

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
ISDA Conference Center
New York


8:15 AM


Registration and Continental Breakfast




8:45 AM


Introduction and Welcoming Remarks




9:00 AM


Derivatives Risk

  • Risk Factors and Sensitivities
  • Modelling Risks in Derivative Contracts
  • Trading Derivatives – Markets, Processes and Associated Risks




9:45 AM


Initial Margin Requirements for Non-cleared derivatives

  • BCBS 317 – Principle 3: Methodologies for the Calculation of Initial Margin (IM)
  • IM Schedule – Requirements and IM Calculation
  • Quantitative IM Model – Requirements




10:45 AM


Morning Break




11:00 AM


ISDA SIMM Calculation

  • Description of the ISDA SIMM
  • Methodology
  • Simple example to illustrate calculation using methodology




12:00 PM


ISDA SIMM Model Implementation

  • Inputs
  • Crowdsourcing Utility
  • Detailed example
  • ISDA SIMM vs. IM Schedule




1:00 PM






2:00 PM


ISDA SIMM Model Usage

  • Phase-in Requirements for Covered Entities
  • Obtaining Licences for SIMM
  • Implementing and Testing SIMM
  • Getting Regulatory Approval for SIMM




3:00 PM


ISDA SIMM Dispute Resolution

  • Dispute Resolution in the context of regulatory Initial Margin
  • Agreeing dispute resolution provisions
  • Reasons for disagreement over IM calculated using SIMM




3:45 PM


Afternoon Break




4:00 PM


ISDA SIMM Governance

  • Global ISDA SIMM Governance and Development
  • Firm Level Portfolio Monitoring and Risk Remediation
  • Escalation Procedures for issues related to SIMM




5:00 PM


Conference Concludes

Agenda is subject to change

$ 850 U.S. (member) / $ 975 U.S. (non-member)
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ISDA Conference Center, 10 East 53rd Street (entrance on 52nd and 53rd Street), 8th Floor, New York, NY 10022, Phone: +1 (212) 901-6000. Please find a map to the venue here.


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