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Processing FpML®

An Advanced FpML Training Course

Thursday, April 6, 2017
One Bishops Square




Course Instructor:
Marc Gratacos,
Consultant at ISDA and Managing Partner, TradeHeader




8:15 AM


Registration and Continental Breakfast




   8:40 AM


Welcoming Remarks and Course Overview




8:50 AM


Validation Rules
This session serves as an introduction to FpML validation rules and methods. The purpose and syntax of the validation rules in FpML and some examples will be covered.




9:20 AM


Validating FpML – The FpML Toolkit
Participants will learn the structure and scope of an open source validation engine (FpML Toolkit). An overview of the different tools that will be used during the day will be provided.




 9:40 AM


Building a Simple Validation Application
During this session, the group will create a simple application using the FpML Toolkit’s parsing and validation facilities which will print out the validation results.




10:00 AM


Morning Break




 10:30 AM


Rules and Rule Sets: Theory
This session will provide a detailed walkthrough of how validation rules, rule sets and preconditions are implemented in the FpML Toolkit. Participants will learn how to create new rules and rule sets and how to reuse existing rules




11:00 AM


Implementing new Rules and Rules Sets
During this session, the group will create a custom rule set and populate it with a mixture of standard and new rules then try it out in the validation application.




12:20 PM






1:20 PM


Validating Scheme Based Values
In this session, the group will learn how to validate code values based on a scheme list using the FpML Toolkit. Classes such as Schemes, SchemeManager will be introduces. Participants will learn how to validate party, trade, and security codes.




2:00 PM


Using the FpML Toolkit with an Extended Schema
This session will provide a detailed walkthrough of how to expand the coverage of the FpML Toolkit. Participants will learn how to extend the tool to use their in house extend schemas.




3:20 PM


Afternoon Break




3:40 PM


An introduction to a data binding open source tool called XMLBeans and how to use it together with FpML. Participants will learn how to generate a library of Java objects from the FpML Schema.




4:00 PM


Creating an FpML Document with XMLBeans
A walk through of how to create FpML documents using the Java objects and methods generated by XMLBeans. Participants will develop documents and validate them.




5:00 PM


Course Concludes


Agenda is subject to change

$ 950 U.S. (member) / $ 1100 U.S. (non-member)
*The invoice total must be paid in full - registration fees are net of tax and wire transfer fees are not included.

We suggest registering at least two weeks in advance to ensure your seat.

Please click here for the Conference Registration Form.


Allen & Overy LLP, One Bishops Square, London, E1 6AD. Phone +44 (0) 203 808 9700. 
A map to the venue can be found here.
You will be required to provide photo identification
in order to enter the venue. Please ensure you present this at the ground floor reception or you may be refused entry.

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at +1 212-901-6000  or e-mail

® FpML is a registered trademark of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc.