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Technical Developments of ISDA SIMM™ Model


Wednesday, November 15, 2017
One Bishops Square



8:15 AM


Registration and Continental Breakfast




9:00 AM


Introduction and Welcoming Remarks



Tara Kruse, Head of ISDA Non-Cleared Margin Initiative, ISDA




9:15 AM


ISDA SIMM Background



  • Regulatory requirements on the function of a quantitative IM model
  • Addressing these regulatory requirements using SIMM
    • The Sensitivity Based Approach, 99% 10-day approach
    • The Model Sensitivities
    • The Model Parameters




9:45 AM


 ISDA SIMM Calculation



  • Outline approach
  • Methodology
  • Simple example




10:40 AM


 ISDA SIMM Model Implementation



  • Inputs
  • Crowdsourcing Utility
  • Explicit example




 11:30 AM


Coffee Break




11:45 AM


ISDA SIMM Model Governance and Maintenance



  • Regulatory Requirements on the ongoing use of Quantitative IM Models
  • SIMM Governance that satisfies these regulatory requirements
  • Calibration, Backtesting and Benchmarking
  • Monitoring and Reporting




12:45 PM


Conference Concludes



Agenda is subject to change

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