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Understanding the ISDA Master Agreements Conference

Regulatory Changes and Impact on ISDA Documentation Including Japanese Issues


Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Fukuracia Tokyo Station


NOTE: This conference will be conducted in Japanese only.

(Presentation materials will be prepared in English or Japanese.)


8:30 AM


Registration and Morning Coffee




9:00 AM


Welcoming Remarks

Tomoko Morita, Senior Director and Head of Tokyo Office, ISDA




9:10 AM


The 2002 ISDA Master Agreement

  • Section-by-section analysis of the 2002 ISDA Master Agreement
  • Discussion of key differences between the 2002 ISDA Master Agreement and the 1992 ISDA Master Agreement
  • Measures of damages and close-out methodologies
  • Events of Default and Termination Events
  • Counterparty default management
  • Set-Off provision
  • Interest and Compensation provisions
  • Netting Opinions

Motoyasu Fujita, Partner, Capital Markets Group (Structured Finance & Derivatives), Linklaters

Seiji Matsuzoe, Partner, White & Case LLP

Daisuke Tanimoto, Partner, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune




10:40 AM


Morning Break




11:00 AM


The 2002 ISDA Master Agreement (continued)




12:30 PM






1:40 PM


Negotiating the Schedule to the 2002 ISDA Master Agreement

This session will focus on key issues that firms typically negotiate in their Schedule to the 2002 Agreement.  Frequently negotiated Schedule provisions will be discussed:

  • Elections (e.g., Governing Law, Termination Currency)
  • Automatic Early Termination
  • Specified Entities
  • Credit Support Documents and Credit Support Providers
  • Expansions and contractions of defined terms (e.g., Specified Transactions)
  • Cross Default and Threshold Amounts
  • Additional Termination Events
  • What are some examples and why do parties include these?

Shimpei Nakada, Nishimura & Asahi

Toshiyuki Yamamoto, Associate, Nishimura & Asahi




3:10 PM


Afternoon Break




3:30 PM


Regulatory Changes and Impact on ISDA Documentation

  • How do Dodd-Frank, EMIR and forthcoming margin rules impact derivatives documentation?
  • How does ISDA Amend facilitate provision of regulatory information?
  • Japanese Issues

Yukiko Kido, Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, Legal,

JPMorgan Securities Japan Co., Ltd.

Akihiro Wani, Senior Counselor, Ito & Mitomi

     (Registered Associated Offices of Morrison & Foerster LLP)




5:00 PM


Conference Concludes





Agenda is subject to change

$ 650 U.S. (member) / $ 750 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.


Fukuracia Tokyo Station, Asahi Seimei Otemachi Building 6th Floor, Otemachi 2-6-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo


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