Annual Event on

Counterparty Relationship Documents for Derivatives & Synthetic CDOs

Monday, April 30, 2007

About

Are you fully utilizing the available documentation agreements? In an environment where conditions are continually changing in response to regulatory scrutiny, judicial decisions, new products, market needs and newsworthy occurrences, keeping up to date on the use (and mis-use) of key provisions is imperative to protect your transaction from unnecessary exposures, including a counterparty 's insolvency, other default or the occurrence of a force majeure event.

ACI’s publication on Counterparty Relationship Documents for Derivatives & Synthetic CDOs will provide you with strategic insight on how ISDA® Master Agreements and other counterparty relationship documents work together to ensure that you are adequately protecting your firm. Whether you are engaged in transactions involving foreign exchange, equity, credit or commodity derivatives, this is a must have title to gain strategic approaches for negotiating cross-margining and netting agreements, intermediation agreements, repos and related industry documents.

Leading attorneys, negotiators and other derivatives experts offer in-depth and practical analysis of the more complex provisions of ISDA® Master Agreements and other counterparty relationship agreements and best practices including:

  • The Impact of Recent Litigation on Master Agreement Negotiations
  • The 2002 ISDA® Master Agreement: What You Need to Know
  • Enron v. TXU: Rights of the Non-defaulting Party Under Section 2(a)(iii) of the Master Agreement
  • The Impact on Market Practices: Changes in Tax Regulations & ERISA Legislation
  • Counterparty Credit Risk: Tailoring the Master Agreement to Protect the Parties
  • Uses of ISDA®* Documents in Structured Finance Transactions
  • Minimizing Exposure While Trading with Multiple Dealers
  • Cross-Margining and Netting: Using Repo Agreements to Leverage a Fund

ISDA® is a registered trademark of International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. American Conference Institute, this program and the materials produced in conjunction with this program are not endorsed by or affiliated with ISDA® or the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc.

Contents & Contributors

About

Are you fully utilizing the available documentation agreements? In an environment where conditions are continually changing in response to regulatory scrutiny, judicial decisions, new products, market needs and newsworthy occurrences, keeping up to date on the use (and mis-use) of key provisions is imperative to protect your transaction from unnecessary exposures, including a counterparty 's insolvency, other default or the occurrence of a force majeure event.

ACI’s publication on Counterparty Relationship Documents for Derivatives & Synthetic CDOs will provide you with strategic insight on how ISDA® Master Agreements and other counterparty relationship documents work together to ensure that you are adequately protecting your firm. Whether you are engaged in transactions involving foreign exchange, equity, credit or commodity derivatives, this is a must have title to gain strategic approaches for negotiating cross-margining and netting agreements, intermediation agreements, repos and related industry documents.

Leading attorneys, negotiators and other derivatives experts offer in-depth and practical analysis of the more complex provisions of ISDA® Master Agreements and other counterparty relationship agreements and best practices including:

  • The Impact of Recent Litigation on Master Agreement Negotiations
  • The 2002 ISDA® Master Agreement: What You Need to Know
  • Enron v. TXU: Rights of the Non-defaulting Party Under Section 2(a)(iii) of the Master Agreement
  • The Impact on Market Practices: Changes in Tax Regulations & ERISA Legislation
  • Counterparty Credit Risk: Tailoring the Master Agreement to Protect the Parties
  • Uses of ISDA®* Documents in Structured Finance Transactions
  • Minimizing Exposure While Trading with Multiple Dealers
  • Cross-Margining and Netting: Using Repo Agreements to Leverage a Fund

ISDA® is a registered trademark of International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. American Conference Institute, this program and the materials produced in conjunction with this program are not endorsed by or affiliated with ISDA® or the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc.

Contents & Contributors

Impact of Recent Litigation on Master Agreement Negotiations
J.P. Bruynes, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP (New York, NY)

Impact of Recent Litigation on Master Agreement Negotiations
Jayant W. Tambe, Jones Day (New York, NY)

Enron V. TXU: Rights of the Non-Defaulting Party Under Section 2(A) (III) of the Master Agreement
Warren Davis, Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan (Washington, DC)

Impact of Changes in Tax Regulations & ERISA Legislation on Market Practice
Micah W. Bloomfield, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan (New York, NY)

Impact of 2006 ERISA Legislation on Use of Derivative Contacts in Structured Finance Transactions
Barbara D. Klippert, McKee Nelson LLP (New York, NY)

Introduction to the ISDA ® Master Agreements and Credit Support Annex
Warren Davis, Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan (Washington, DC)

Introduction to the ISDA® Master Agreements
Adele Raspe, XL America (Stamford, CT)



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