Webcasts & Videos

  • Non Financial Corporates’ requirements under EMIR

    Non Financial Corporates’ requirements under EMIR

    ISDA MEMBER LOGIN REQUIRED. Non-financial companies using derivatives are facing massive changes in how they use derivatives to manage their commercial risks due to new EMIR Regulatory Technical Standards. These range from new clearinghouse requirements to operational requirements (for example on trade confirmations and portfolio reconcilitation). In light of this, ISDA has organized this webinar to help non-financial companies understand the impact. We also look at changes to industry documentation affecting non-financial counterparties and their counterparties.

    View February 27, 2013  |  By ISDA Member Webinar
  • Dodd-Frank Implementation: An Overview of ISDA Requests and CFTC Actions

    Dodd-Frank Implementation: An Overview of ISDA Requests and CFTC Actions

    ISDA MEMBER LOGIN REQUIRED. During the last months of 2012, ISDA submitted a number of specific requests for relief related to final regulatory requirements under Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act. The CFTC responded to these requests and granted explicit relief in no-action letters and an interim final rule. In this webinar, we review the implementation challenges addressed in ISDA's requests and discuss the relief granted by the CFTC.

    View January 25, 2013  |  By ISDA Member Webinar
  • Your EMIR Obligations: ISDA Member Call

    Your EMIR Obligations: ISDA Member Call

    ISDA MEMBER LOGIN REQUIRED. With Regulatory Technical Standards finalised, firms went live from March 2013 on key requirements under the EU legislation for clearing, trade reporting and the treatment of bilateral transactions (EMIR). This webinar addresses how the requirements affect you, whatever the size and nature of your activity in OTC derivatives. There are sections on the instruments and entities in scope; the varying treatment of financial and non-financial entities (and sovereigns too); and the crucial issue of territorial scope. Also discussed are ISDA's plans to update documentation to reflect the new regulatory landscape.

    View January 10, 2013  |  By ISDA Member Webinar
  • SIFMA/ISDA/FIA Member Call: CFTC No-Action Letters, FAQs, and Q&As

    SIFMA/ISDA/FIA Member Call: CFTC No-Action Letters, FAQs, and Q&As

    ISDA MEMBER LOGIN REQUIRED. As the compliance date for a number of the CFTC's Title VII rulemakings approached on October 12, the Commission released a flurry of No-Action Letters, FAQs and Q&As in an effort to provide much needed relief to market participants. These releases covered a number of rulemaking categories, including guidance on issues relating to which swaps to include in swap dealer and MSP de minimis threshold calculations, cross-border scope, securitizations, FX forwards and swaps, and Commodity Pool and ECP concerns. SIFMA, ISDA and FIA held a Joint Member Call to discuss what relief was provided, whether it goes far enough, and what more can be expected. The Associations, in coordination with counsel from Davis Polk and Mayer Brown, covered: (1) Overview of the CFTC's Rulemaking & NAL, FAQ, Q&A Process; (2) Cross Border, Registration and Definitional Related Relief; (3) Swap Data Reporting Guidance; (4) FX Forwards and Swaps; (5) Buy-Side Concerns; (6) Clearing; (7) Securitizations.

    View October 25, 2012  |  By ISDA Member Webinar
  • CNBC Asia - Squawk Box

    CNBC Asia - Squawk Box

    Robert Pickel, CEO of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, says that Libor reform must be slow and deliberate as it affects many existing swap contracts.

    View October 21, 2012  |  By CNBC Asia
  • ISDA Podcast: The Expanded IIGC

    ISDA Podcast: The Expanded IIGC

    Discussion with CEO Robert Pickel on the expanded structure and role of the ISDA Industry Governance Committee (IIGC). The new Regulatory Implementation Committees in the IIGC orient the focus to the four key areas of Risk & Margin, Conduct Of Business, Organized Trade Execution and Data & Reporting.

    View September 24, 2012  |  By ISDA Podcast: The Expanded IIGC
  • Increasing Disclosure On OTC Derivatives Market

    Increasing Disclosure On OTC Derivatives Market

    Robert Pickel, CEO, International Swaps & Derivatives Association, Inc says there is now more information available on the derivatives and credit default swap markets but it will take a lot longer for the industry to get in line with the equities and bonds markets. CNBC Asia Squawk Box

    View June 27, 2012  |  By CNBC Asia - Squawk Box
  • ISDA Podcast: Market Analysis Discussion

    ISDA Podcast: Market Analysis Discussion

    Discussion with ISDA CEO Robert Pickel on the OTC Derivatives Market Analysis, released today. The report shows the impact of clearing, netting, compression and collateral on notional amounts and risk exposures.

    View June 06, 2012  |  By ISDA Podcast
  • Robert Pickel of ISDA Discusses Dodd-Frank & the Global Picture for OTC Derivatives

    Robert Pickel of ISDA Discusses Dodd-Frank & the Global Picture for OTC Derivatives

    Robert Pickel, CEO of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), sat down with John Lothian News Editor-in-Chief Jim Kharouf to talk about regulatory reforms, swap rules recently passed by the CFTC, the cost of regulation and the global picture for OTC derivatives.

    View May 07, 2012  |  By John Lothian News - Markets Wiki
  • Fireside Chat Video

    Fireside Chat Video

    ISDA Chairman O'Connor speaks with CFTC Chairman Gensler at the May 2012 Annual General Meeting in Chicago.

    View May 02, 2012  |  By ISDA