Margin Rules for Uncleared Swaps: What You Need to Know in 2015

West LegalEdcenter Webinar

07/30/2015 12:00 p.m. - 01:00 p.m. EDT

Banking + Financial Services, Corporate Finance | Capital Markets, Derivatives + Commodities, Financial Institutions + Financial Services, and Derivatives + Commodities Regulation

Julian E. Hammar

Julian E. Hammar


Carlos Juarez
(212) 336-4041

This session will provide an overview of the latest trends and best practices with respect to the Prudential Regulator’s Proposed Margin Rules for Uncleared Swaps as well as comparisons to rules proposed by the CFTC regarding margin for uncleared swaps that will apply to entities not otherwise subject to the Prudential Regulator’s rules. Topics to include:

  • Margin Rules for Uncleared Swaps – An Overview;
  • Covered Swap Entities;
  • Margin Requirements for Market Participants;
  • Posting and Collection of Initial Margin (IM) Requirements;
  • Requirements Under Variation Margin (VM);
  • Section 4(k) of the Bank Holding Company Act;
  • Margining Practices for Non-cleared Derivative Transactions; and
  • Calculating Initial and Variation Margin

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