This course can be presented in-house via live webinar.
Trained as a lawyer, the trainer has over 19 years experience in international banking and structured finance transactions, including real estate finance, loans, leverage finance, debt capital markets, securitisation, structured products, repos, derivatives and financial regulatory and compliance. She has been actively involved in the creation of innovative award winning structured transactions and negotiating complex financings.
She has advised global institutions such as Credit Suisse, Citigroup and Goldman Sachs and spent many years practicing law at Allen & Overy LLP, Linklaters and Sidley Austin Brown & Wood in multiple jurisdictions including London, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore etc.
She holds a Law LLB (Hons) degree from University College London and has worked in the Finance Know-how team at Clifford Chance. She is an author and now runs her own business advisory, training and legal consultancy.
Introduction and Architecture of ISDA Documentation – See Part 1 of this course
GROUP CASE STUDY: Participants to work in small groups to draft and negotiate with another group a first draft of the ISDA Schedule to the 2002 ISDA Master Agreement in accordance with the client instructions provided in the case study pack
COPIES OF THE 2002 ISDA MASTER AGREEMENT AND THE ACCOMPANYING ISDA SCHEDULE WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL PARTICIPANTS.
THIS COURSE IS PART 2 OF A TWO PART COURSE, THE FIRST PART IS TITLED “ISDA DOCUMENTATION”. It is highly recommended that participants attend Part 1 of this course prior to attending Part 2 as the content is a follow up from Part 1 and will not be repeated or summarised again in Part 2 due to time contraints.
Part 2 of this course covers pertinent issues related to the drafting, negotiating and understanding of the ISDA Master Agreements. This course is relevant for:
In this course we cover the ISDA documentation framework. A detailed clause by clause analysis is then undertaken of the 2002 ISDA Master Agreement followed by a comparison analysis between the 1992 and the 2002 ISDA Master Agreements. We will undertake a detailed analysis of the ISDA Schedule including any EMIR Regulation related language. The key negotiation points relevant in negotiating an ISDA Agreement will be covered off including the questions to ask depending on who you act for. We will then discuss the CSA, the Financial Collateral Regulations relating to the CSA specifically and the ancillary ISDA documentation. We will go through in detail the settlement netting and close-out netting and the calculations involved including how swaps are valued. We will cover off the Events of Default and Termination Events operative provisions, procedural timelines and checklists outlining the notice requirements, legal, commercial and operational points to tick off the list. We then cover off some case law and amendment to the ISDA Master Agreement.
The final part of the course will be an Interactive Group Case Study involving the documenting an ISDA Schedule and key issues to consider. COPIES OF THE 2002 ISDA MASTER AGREEMENT AND THE ACCOMPANYING ISDA SCHEDULE WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL PARTICIPANTS AS PART OF THIS COURSE.
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