Fixed Income Future Leaders USA 2017

May 16 - 18, 2017

Westin Copley Place - Boston

+44 (0)207 368 9330

Mark Gheerbrant Head of Risk and Capital International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA)


Day 1- Wednesday May 17th 2017

1:40 PM Industry Perspective: New uncleared margin rules- Gain clarity on the impact they will have on your fixed income desk and the steps you should take now to meet these new requirements

  • A regulatory update on the plans by the CFTC Division of Clearing and Risk- Where are the current clearing proposals up to and how will you be impacted?
  • Margins for uncleared trades- What are the next ‘phased in’ periods and when will these come into force?
  • What impact will margin variation rules have on the buy side- Do the benefits outweigh the additional costs?
  • How will the later implementation date in Europe impact cross border compliance and could this lead to an uncompetitive global landscape?
  • What impact will the new clearing mandate have on the fixed income market structure once these changes are fully implemented?