Commodity Derivatives

Useful documentation, relevant matrices, best practice statements, FAQs, memorandums and other useful material pertaining to the commodity derivative industry.

  • ISDA Commodity Documentation Matrix
    This Matrix provides members with a summary of various commodity documentation (both published and in draft form) by product and region. July 30, 2010.

DateTitle / DescriptionDocuments
April 25, 2012
OTC Commodity Derivatives Trade Processing Lifecycle Events
The paper analyzes existing and potential opportunities for further standardization in the OTC commodity derivatives markets in order to drive improvements in operational efficiency, reduce operational risk, and increase netting and clearing for appropriate products. It also provides a summary of OTC commodity derivatives markets’ trade processing lifecycle events and an overview of the current industry state of processing.
CommoditiesLifecycleEvents - April 25.pdf
July 15, 2011
ISDA response to the ERGEG consultation paper on regulatory oversight of energy exchanges
Sent to the European Regulators Group for Electricity and Gas (ERGEG)
July 13, 2011
Regulation in Commodity Derivatives markets within MiFID
Sent to Commissioner Barnier and to the Polish Presidency of the European Union
June 29, 2011
ISDA – FOA letter on the difficulties which could be implied by possible overlaps and inconsistencies between REMIT, MAD and MiFID
Sent by email to: Mr. Olivier Onidi (DG Energy), Mr Hugo Bassi (Head of Unit “Securities Markets”, DG Internal Market); Mr Gábor Butor, Barnabás Dezséri, Gáspár Molnár (Financial attachés of Hungary to the EU); Mrs. Anna Lekston, Counsellor “Budget and Finance Section” PL, Mr. Robert Ko?akowski, Financial Attaché of Poland to the EU, Mr. Tomasz Krawczyk, First Secretary “Budget and Finance Section” PL.
June 20, 2011
ISDA’s response to the CEER consultation on the introduction of a European-wide Energy wholesale trading passport
Comment letter to Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER)
June 14, 2011
ISDA Announces Commodity Derivatives Trade Repository Selection
Press Release
April 6, 2011
Questions received by ISDA on the RFP for the Commodity Derivatives Trade Repository and answers provided
March 25, 2011
Request for Proposal: Commodity Derivatives Trade Repository
Press Release / RFP / Appendix
press032511.html Trade-Repository-Commodities-RFP.pdf RFP-Appendix.xls
March 17, 2010
Commodity Major Dealers (CMD) Commitments Enhancement Summary
Next actions memo
December 18, 2009
Certain OTC derivatives transactions affected by Platt's discontinuation of specific Gasoil and Fuel Oil quotes
Platts Best Practice Statement