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OTC Derivatives Documentation, Negotiation and Clearing

by Rodrigo Zepeda

Languages: English

Price (from): €2,001 / day

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About the trainer:

Rodrigo Zepeda is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Storm-7 Consulting. He is an expert consultant who specialises in derivatives and banking and financial services law, regulation, and compliance. He is an expert in a very broad range of regulatory compliance frameworks such as FATCA, the OECD CRS, MiFID II, MAD 2 MAR, PSD2, CRD IV, Solvency II, OTC Derivatives, CCP Clearing, PRIIPs, BRRD, AML4, and the GDPR. He holds a LLB degree, a LLM Masters degree in International and Comparative Business Law, and has passed the New York Bar Examination. He was an Associate (ACSI) of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment from 2004 to 2014 and is now a Chartered Member (MCSI). He has created and delivered numerous conferences and training courses around the world such as 'FATCA for Latin American Firms' (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Panama City, Panama), 'MiFID II: Regulatory, Risk, and Compliance (London), and 'Market Abuse: Operational Compliance' (London), 'AEOI (FATCA & CRS)' (London, Lebanon, Dubai, Malta, Manama, Bahrain); AML/CFT: Operational Compliance (Dubai, London); MLRO: Operational Compliance (London).

He has also delivered numerous In-House Training Courses around the world to major international financial institutions such as The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (MiFID II: Operational Compliance, Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates); the United Nations Principles of Responsible Investment (MiFID II: Final Review, London); CAF, the Development Bank of Latin America (Swaps and Over-the-counter Derivatives, Lima, Peru); Eurex Exchange (CCP Clearing, Risk Management, Recovery and Resolution, Eschborn, Germany); European Energy Exchange AG (CCP Clearing, Risk Management, Recovery and Resolution, Leipzig, Germany); Rothschild Investment Management (UK) Limited (AEOI (FATCA & CRS), London); Resolution Life (AEOI (FATCA & CRS, London); CCP Clearing, Risk Management, Recovery and Resolution; Bethmann Bank AG (MAD 2 MAR, Frankfurt); Saxo Capital Markets (MAD 2 MAR, London); and Invesco Management, S.A. (AML/CFT, Henley); Validus Risk Management (OTC Derivatives, Eton).

For 2019 he has created some of the most cutting edge training courses available on the market today, including Artificial Intelligence in Banking and Financial Services; Supervisory Technologies (SupTech); The European Margin Rules; The 2018-2020 Collateral Paradigm; AML & CFT  Advanced Practitioner; Virtual Currencies, AML, CFT: Operational Compliance; and Behavioural Persuasion Masterclass. He is a Reviewer for the Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance and has also published widely in leading industry journals such as the Capco Institute's Journal of Financial Transformation, the Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, as well as e-books on derivatives law. Noted publications include "Optimizing Risk Allocation for CCPs under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation"; "The ISDA Master Agreement 2012: A Missed Opportunity"; "The ISDA Master Agreement: The Derivatives Risk Management Tool of the 21st Century?"; "To EU, or not to EU: that is the AIFMD question"; and "The Industrialization Blueprint: Re-Engineering the Future of Banking and Financial Services?".


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OTC Derivatives Documentation, Negotiation and Clearing by Rodrigo Zepeda

About the training

#OTC Derivatives Documentation and Negotiation   #ISDA Master Agreement Documentation and Negotiation   #ISDA Credit Support Agreement Documentation and Negotiation

This intensive one or two day intermediate to advanced level program will provide attendees with all the latest key global regulatory developments affecting over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives documentation. The training program can be specifically tailored to meet a company's training needs by allowing companies to choose from a range of 10 Modules covering European Union (EU), United States (U.S.) and global regulatory frameworks. A company can opt for a 1 day (4 Modules) or a 2 day (8 Modules) training programme. This includes the Third Basel Accord (Basel III), the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR), the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank). The program will enable attendees to achieve an understanding of all the most relevant documentation issues affecting OTC derivatives at an intermediate or advanced level. This will include insights into negotiation and documentation strategies for OTC Master Agreements and Collateral and Credit Support Documentation, as well as awareness of how OTC Derivatives Clearing Agreements and ISDA® Protocols function, and key negotiated terms.

Learning outcomes

Regulatory Framework

Understand how the key global regulatory frameworks (e.g. EU Regulation; US Regulation) have developed their approach towards the regulation and monitoring of OTC derivatives and CCP clearing frameworks.

ISDA Master Agreement

Understand the key ISDA Master Agreement frameworks and how the ISDA Master Agreement and Credit Support Annex architecture operate.

OTC Derivatives Documentation and Negotiation

Understand how to document and negotiate a broad range of OTC derivatives agreements using the 1992 or 2002 ISDA Master Agreements (or a mixture of both).

CSA Documentation and Negotiation

Understand how to document and negotiate a broad range of Credit Support Annexes or Collateral Documentation using the ISDA Credit Support Annexes or tailored Collateral Documentation.


  • The EMIR Regulatory Framework in the EU

  • The Dodd-Frank Regulatory Framework in the U.S.

  • The Impact of MiFID II and Basel III on OTC Derivatives

  • A Global Regulatory Snapshot (Basel III, EMIR, and MiFID II)

  • OTC Derivatives Documentation and Negotiation - INTERMEDIATE

  • OTC Derivatives Documentation and Negotiation - ADVANCED

  • Credit Support and Collateral Documentation – INTERMEDIATE

  • Credit Support and Collateral Documentation - ADVANCED

  • ISDA® Protocols

  • OTC Derivatives Clearing Agreements

  • Credit Support and Collateral Documentation - BEGINNERS

  • OTC Derivatives Documentation and Negotiation - BEGINNERS

Main benefits

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