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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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February 2013

Clearing, Settlement and Custody Asia Forum
February 26-27, 2013 (Singapore)

In the wake of financial and trading scandals, such as LIBOR fixing, insider trading etc that have rocked banks globally, financial institutions face increasing resentment alongside blame for causing the current economic crises. Calls for increased transparency and regulations have been addressed by regulators and complied with by banks to ensure greater accountability. Informa’s 7th Annual Clearing, Settlement & Custody Asia Forum will continue to provide Asia’s leading networking platform for attendees, while equipping them with the necessary practical strategies to work more efficiently. This is a focused event to enhance your understanding and implementation of the latest regulatory changes. Discuss best practices and hear from industry leaders as well as regulators on how to best navigate the ever-changing post-trading environment.

Swaps and Derivatives 2013
February 28-March 1, 2013 (New York City)

Before the Dodd-Frank Act was signed into law in 2010, firms have been worrying about and trying to anticipate its impact on every aspect of their business. Now, through an onerous and still ongoing rulemaking process, Dodd-Frank has become a reality for firms that trade in derivatives. The marcus evans Swaps and Derivatives 2012 Conference aims to bring together regulators and top-level executives from the banking and energy industries, as well as any other industry that trades in swaps and is subject to CFTC regulation. Join leading Fortune 500 companies to discuss how the early phase of implementation went and what can be done to streamline efficiencies in compliance.

January 2013

Fixed Income 2013: Liquidity, Products, Platforms
January 30, 2013 (The TimesCenter, New York City)

New products, new liquidity providers, new business models, new platforms – the fixed income universe is changing as banks de-leverage and the buy side exercises more control over how it sources liquidity. Learn more about changes in the fixed income cash and derivative markets as the industry adjusts and innovates in response to regulation and a long-term low interest rate environment under QE.

November 2012

Global Derivatives USA 2013 

November 13-16, 2012 (Trump International Hotel and Tower, Chicago)

Covering all derivatives asset classes, Global Derivatives USA 2012 event presents cutting-edge modelling techniques, effective trading strategies and practical techniques to improve your risk management, increase your computational efficiency and meet the challenges of new regulatory changes. Learn from and meet 80 speakers including Robert E. Whaley, Vanderbilt University, Peter Carr,Morgan Stanley, Bruno Dupire, Bloomberg, Jesper Andreasen, Danske Bank, Dilip Madan, University of Maryland, Paul Glasserman, Columbia Business School, Robert Almgren, Quantitative Brokers, Anlong Li, Spot Trading, and many more.

September 2012

Clearing and Settlement
September 12-14 2012 (New York City, NY)

Dodd-Frank will have a huge impact on operations of financial institutions and market infrastructure. Clearing and Settlement is a hugely complex process that is evolving in response to innovation in technology and regulatory stringency

Fixed Income e-Trading
September 12-14 2012 (New York City, NY)

In light of regulatory developments from a Dodd-Frank domino effect and given its steady increase over the last year, fixed income electronic trading is a very busy arena at the moment. Encompassing strides forward in technology and best execution, e-trading is an industry that is evolving and changing at an ever increasing rate.

ISDA Annual North American Conference
September 13, 2012 (New York City, NY)

At ISDA's 2012 North American conference, panels of industry experts will discuss margin and capital requirements for cleared and uncleared swaps, organized trade execution, data and reporting, conduct of business, and legal documentation.

OTC Derivatives Summit

September 25, 2012 (Grange City Hotel, London)

As regulators and governments look to improve the stability and transparency of the European financial system, sweeping changes are being made to the derivatives trading landscape. With a drive towards centralised clearing and moving more standardised contracts onto exchange, the expected upheaval will bring with it a wave of new challenges and opportunities. Marketforce's OTC Derivatives Summit will bring together trading venues, users and post trade organisations to debate solutions to some of the technical and strategic challenges, while examining ways to benefit from this period of change.

European Regulation Roundtables
September 27, 2012 (Clothworkers Hall, London)

Regulatory change is the biggest issue facing almost every business in the futures and options and OTC derivatives markets today. As technical standards of Emir are formed, CRD IV is implemented and the basis of Mifid II takes shape now is the time to focus on how to implement and mitigate the impact of regulatory reform across Europe. The event will entail four roundtables each looking at a key area of the business cycle from new competition to exchanges, to new business models for banks as well as a number of presentations and forums.

August 2012

Dodd-Frank: T7 Minus 60 webcast: Countdown to Regulation of Swap Dealers and Swaps
August 1 2012 

Swap market participants on the sell-side and buy-side are in countdown mode. Deadlines for Dodd-Frank Title VII regulation of swap dealer and swaps are firming up and will hit in Q3 2012 and into 2013. Compliance challenges are daunting and practical solutions are key. 

June 2012

CFTC Public Meeting of the Technology Advisory Committee 

June 20, 2012 (CFTC Headquarters Conference Center, Washington D.C.) 

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced that its Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at the Commission’s headquarters in Washington, DC from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

SIFMA Tech Leaders Forum and Expo 2012
June 19-21, 2012 (Hilton, New York)

SIFMA brings together leading industry professionals and regulators to address the changing landscape of the U.S. securities markets and the many regulatory and legislative proposals recently issued by, or anticipated from, the SEC, exchanges, FINRA and Congress.

Credit Derivatives: Enhancements, Indices, and E-Trading Symposium

June 05, 2012 (Global Financial Conference Center, New York)

Panels will focus on the current CDS market, credit indices, SRO, nogoing standardization efforts in the credit derivative market, and electronic trading platforms.

May 2012

What's Next?: The Practical Mechanics of Navigating the Changing OTC Derivative Landscape
May 22, 2012 (Global Financial Conference Center, New York)

Panels will focus on electronic trading platforms, clearing and the use of collateral, recording requirements and trade data repositories, and the evolution of trade confirmations.

City & Financial's - The Implementation of MiFID conference
May 21, 2012 (London)
The MiFID Review generated over 4,200 responses filed during the consultation period, indicating a high level of engagement and concern about the impact of the proposed changes. Diego Valiante of European Capital Markets Institute argued in November that MiFID II could constrain legitimate and efficient market activities. 

April 2012

Global Derivatives Trading & Risk Management
April 16 - 20, 2012 (Hotel Arts Barcelona )

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.

ISDA 27th Annual General Meeting
April 30-May 2, 2012 (Chicago, IL)

ISDA's annual member's only conference.

March 2012

Commodities and Derivatives Exchange World 
March 20 - 22, 2012 (Istanbul, Turkey)

Join over 100 CEOs and COOs from the world’s leading commodity, derivatives, energy and futures exchanges at the Commodities & Derivatives Exchange World conference. Learn how the Singapore Mercantile Exchange, Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange, Power Exchange Central Europe and Multi Commodity Exchange of India have managed market volatility and expanded their revenue streams in commodities and derivatives. Meet CEOs, CIOs and CTOs from global trading venues during the shared networking breaks with the 7th annual World Exchange Congress & Exchange Technology World.

January 2012

Fixed Income Markets 2012: Changes ahead. Staying ahead.
January 24, 2012 12-7PM (TimesCenter, New York)

A TABBForum Event: There is more to fixed income trading than regulatory uncertainty. Downgrades of sovereign debt and the ongoing credit crisis are affecting the market landscape perhaps even more than the proposals coming out of Basel, Brussels and Washington. 

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