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The most relevant industry events and conferences where OTC derivatives regulation and its impact will be discussed.

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June 2014

OTC Derivatives for Fund Management Conference - TSAM New York 2014
June 19th (Brooklyn Bridge Marriott, New York )

Following its great success debuting at TSAM New York last year, the OTC Derivatives for Fund Management conference brings the OTC community the most topical and comprehensive program for a 1 day event in 2014. This is the event to attend if you deal with your company’s OTC derivatives processes; want to deepen your network of peers in asset and investment management; are working to stay at the forefront of OTC derivatives developments. It’s a truly neutral, unbiased platform, where the buy-side’s leading practitioners determine the agenda and deliver the program. Some of the key topics include: Analyzing the CFTC and SEC regulations, Ensuring compliance across multiple regulatory formats, Regulatory reporting under EMIR, Measuring risk in the cleared OTC world, CCPs – the new TBTFs?; The multi-dimensional expansion of OTC operations; A deep dive into SEF infrastructure; and collateral optimization and transformation.

May 2014

Derivatives 2014: A Market in Transition
May 6, 2014 (The W City Center, Chicago)

Derivatives markets are in transition.  Regulatory pressure to increase transparency and reduce risk exposures are both an opportunity and a challenge.  As OTC derivatives are increasingly traded and cleared on exchanges, shifts in market structure are inevitable.  Exchanges are revamping product offerings, brokers are evolving business models and the buy side is being forced to learn new ways to manage exposures.  How are derivatives markets evolving to support these structural shifts?  What do market participants need to do to adapt to the new trading environment?  Where are the most promising opportunities for future growth? #TABBderivs 

Global Derivatives Trading & Risk Management
May 12-16, 2014 (Hotel Okura, Amsterdam) 

Global Derivatives & Risk Management is the longest running and largest derivatives & risk management conference in the World. Established in 1994, the conference has built up a reputation as the one must-attend event in the industry.

Attended by over 450 senior practitioners every year, Global Derivatives & Risk Management is the one stop shop for the industry to keep uptodate on the cutting-edge developments in the derivatives industry as well as network with like-minded peers and potential clients.

April 2014

DerivOps Chicago
April 1, 2014 (Palmer House Hilton, Chicago)

The derivatives industry is undergoing the most profound changes in its history. The reforms for over-the-counter (OTC) instruments are overhauling operations and impacting how a firm manages bilateral and exchange-traded derivatives. The DerivOps Chicago conference will help market participants stay on top of these and the many challenges ahead.

Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Brazil 2014
April 2-3, 2014 (Tivoli Sao Paulo)

Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Brazil is Latin America’s largest debt and risk management event. This is a unique opportunity for corporates to learn effective hedging strategies, new procedures in accounting and what alternative and specialised products are available. With Chatham House Rules in place, speakers and delegates can comfortably discuss this subject and share ideas and challenges to develop the market. 

ISDA's 29th Annual General Meeting
April 8-10, 2014

Derivatives & Risk Management
April 28-29, 2014 (New York, NY)

Derivatives and Risk Management 2014 will bring together leading industry experts from both the buy side and sell side, regulators, and academics to discuss the state of the industry in this $640 trillion dollar market as well as the new paradigm in which the industry must operate under. In addition, we will be discussing the industries leading challenges in interest rate, credit, and FX derivatives including execution and clearing, valuation and risk management, collateral requirements, and the on boarding process.

March 2014

Derivatives & Risk Management Russia & CIS 2014
March 4, 2014 (Ritz Carlton, Moscow)

Derivatives & Risk Management is Russia & CIS’s only event for treasurers and risk managers to discuss hedging strategies and new market regulations.

  • Hear from the Central Bank, MICEX and the NSD: The only event where you can hear all of these organisations discuss new derivative regulations

  • Over 91% of attendees are at Director level or above so you can network with those Russian and CIS CEOs, CFOs and Risk Directors that really make the decisions

  • Brainstorm solutions with Russian & CIS corporates including Uralkali, Megafon, DTEK, Gazprom Export and Rolf Group as they share their challenges 

FIX Trading EMEA Trading Conference
March 6, 2014 (London)

The EMEA Trading Conference has become Europe’s largest one day trading event. Now in its sixth year, the conference is noted for its high quality speakers, relevant issues under debate and the significant networking opportunities it presents to the region’s trading community. 

FIA Boca 2014
March 11-14, 2014

The FIA International Futures Industry Conference enjoyed record attendance in 2013. More than 1,000 delegates attended sessions and social events, visited with exhibitors, held meetings and made announcements. And these aren't just any delegates--Boca gives you access to chief executives, presidents, chairmen, and global heads of listed derivatives and OTC clearing. An impressive list of speakers addressed the challenges of regulatory reform and made predictions about the future of markets. One delegate said, "This is the most productive week of the year."

February 2014

AFME 9th Annual Eruopean Market Liquidity Conference
February 25, 2013 (London)

The 9th Annual European Market Liquidity Conference will take place on Tuesday 25 February 2014 at etc. venues St Paul’s, London. This conference is an established event in the European trading community’s calendar, and attracts over 400 delegates from both the buy-side and sell-side, fixed income and foreign exchange communities.

Clearing, Settlement & Custody Asia Forum
February 25-28, 2014 (Singapore)

Informa’s Clearing, Settlement & Custody Asia Forum will be back for the 8th time in 2014 addressing the constantly changing needs of the markets for post-trade support. This event continues to focus on providing a platform for greater networking opportunities, first-hand insights from regional exchanges as well as best practices to increase efficiency.

Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Andes 2014
February 25 – 26, 2014 (JW Marriott, Bogotá)

The only pan-Andean debt conference, Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Andes is the only conference to cover Bond, Loans and Derivatives markets for Chile, Colombia and Peru. Understand why derivatives are essential for raising cheaper funding in regional markets.  Join the debate alongside Bancolombia's Head of Structure and Derivatives, Grupo Argos' Chief Financial Officer and Ocensa's Head of Finance and Business Development on "Defining and implementing a hedging policy: Step one to successfully securing cross-border financing."

November 2013

FIA Expo 2013 -- 29th Annual Futures & Option Expo
November 5-7, 2013 (Hilton Chicago)

FIA Futures and Options Expo is the biggest event of the year for listed derivatives market participants.

November 18, 2013 (Grandy Hyaat Hotel, New York)

Swap execution facilities (SEFs) were given life by the Dodd-Frank Act, which requires over-the counter (OTC) swaps to be cleared and traded on this new type of regulated platform. SEFCON IV will feature a status update on SEFs from regulators, legislators, dealers, traders and other market participants.

Global Derivatives USA 2013
November 19-22, 2013 (Swissotel Chicago)

Discuss the latest research on modelling, trading and risk managing all types of derivatives directly with the authors, learn about the latest regulatory requirements, share ideas with your peers and hear about the latest techniques and tools from world-renowned financial thinkers.

October 2013

OTC Derivatives Regulation in the EU
October 24-25, 2013 (Trier, Germany)

After implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act in the U.S. and in line with the EU’s G20 commitments on OTC derivatives agreed in Pittsburgh in September 2009, the Regulation on OTC Derivatives, Central Counterparties (CCPs) and Trade Repositories (known as the European Market Infrastructure Regulation, EMIR) was adopted and entered into force on 16 August 2012. It was followed by nine regulatory and implementing technical standards developed by the European Supervisory Authorities and adopted by the European Commission on 19 December 2012.  This conference, presented by the ERA Academy of European Law, will provide practitioners with in- depth guidance on the regulatory framework for over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and offer an interactive forum to stimulate legal discussion among regulators, lawyers and market participants.

September 2013

SFOA/FIA Burgenstock Global Forum for Derivatives Markets
September 25-27, 2013 (InterContinental Hotel, Geneva, Switzerland) 

The Swiss Futures and Options Association and the Futures Industry Association are pleased to announce the Global Forum for Derivatives Markets, September 25-27, 2013, at the InterContinental Hotel in Geneva. Also known as the Bürgenstock meeting, now in its fourth decade, the forum has a long history of attracting distinguished speakers and prominent names from the economic, academic and political worlds for high-­level debate and discussion. The conference has proven to be an ideal forum for encouraging closer cooperation among market participants and international regulators. 

June 2013

Risk OTC Derivatives Clearing Summit
June 5, 2013 (New York, NY) 

Following on the success of the last year's inaugural event Risk magazine is proud to host its 2nd OTC Derivatives Clearing Summit in New York! This year's event will focus on the impact of the new regulations on the OTC derivatives market, the challenges met during the implementation stage and issues that need urgent response from the regulators. This one-day summit is a must-attend gathering for industry professionals involved in OTC derivatives trading: it aims to assist with fundamental changes, address difficulties and help fully benefit from the market's increased transparency and industry forward thinking.

ECMI: The EMIR Implementation
June 6, 2013 (Brussels)

Following the entry into force of the EMIR regulation and the technical standards issued by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), market participants are dealing with a complex list of requirements to be fulfilled at different deadlines in the coming months. For market participants, the key challenge will be to meet the central clearing and trade reporting obligations, while regulators strive to ensure consistency with non-EU jurisdictions so as to limit the unintended effects of extraterritoriality. This event aims at recapping on-going developments and identifying stumbling blocks in the implementation process, which may further delay the full entry into force of EMIR. The regulation, with its implementing rules, will certainly reshape OTC derivative markets and produce structural changes in the financial industry, with effects for the real economy. Panelists will also discuss long-term market and industry perspectives, taking into consideration the interaction of EMIR with other pieces of legislation.

May 2013

TradeTech Swaps & Derivatives 2013
May 21-23, 2013 (America Square Conference Center, London)

The 2nd annual TradeTech Swaps & Derivatives conference will thoroughly examine the practicalities of these regulations and provide front, middle & back office with a crystal clear examination of the market structure to ensure you thrive in the new derivatives ecosystem. TradeTech Swaps & Derivatives will also analyze how derivatives professionals are effectively putting in place technology as well as maximizing revenue within the new regulatory environment and transparency requirements

SIFMA Asset Management Derivatives Conference
May 22, 2013 (SIFMA Conference Center, New York)

The SIFMA Asset Management Derivatives Conference is the premier event for the latest industry information on the changing derivatives landscape impacting Asset Managers. This is a can’t-miss event for Compliance and Regulatory Officers, Attorneys, and Operations Teams supporting derivatives in the asset management industry. This full-day comprehensive program will provide insight from all sides of the derivatives market as new regulations begin to go into effect and the new market environment begins to develop.

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