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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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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.

April 2013

Global Deriavtives Trading and Risk Management 2013
April 15-19, 2013 (Hotel Okura, Amsterdam)

Global Derivatives brings together leading quants, traders, risk managers and academics from all over the world to discuss the key challenges affecting the derivatives market. Attending will enable you to:

  • Hear technical details of the latest research being done by leading financial minds
  • Learn cutting edge volatility, correlation, interest rate, FX, equities & credit modelling techniques
  • Discover practical solutions to the challenges you face & learn how to implement them when you get back in the office
  • Meet and learn from hundreds of senior derivatives professionals

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. 

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