Derivatives Bootcamp

Monday, November 05, 2007

About

The demand for all types of derivatives has been rapidly increasing and will shape financial markets for years to come. Given the prevalence and array of derivative financial instruments, it is essential to understand the fundamentals, purpose and intent behind each in order to minimize financial risk and see returns.

ACI’s publication from Derivatives Boot Camp, will give you a thorough understanding of trading terms, documentation requirements, financial considerations and constraints, and legal risks involved in these transactions. This unique two day event will take you through various transaction types, cash flows and uses of derivatives to meet business objectives, manage risk and optimize returns.

  • Understand how the ISDA® * Master Agreements and confirmations work together
  • Assess the purpose and intent of the trade in order to make the right elections
  • Flagging potential risks that are not in line with your company policy or market practice
  • Avoiding documenting in a vacuum without full knowledge of the transaction
  • Be comfortable with risk assessment for various types of derivatives tools
  • Be able to document derivatives transactions

Contents & Contributors

About

The demand for all types of derivatives has been rapidly increasing and will shape financial markets for years to come. Given the prevalence and array of derivative financial instruments, it is essential to understand the fundamentals, purpose and intent behind each in order to minimize financial risk and see returns.

ACI’s publication from Derivatives Boot Camp, will give you a thorough understanding of trading terms, documentation requirements, financial considerations and constraints, and legal risks involved in these transactions. This unique two day event will take you through various transaction types, cash flows and uses of derivatives to meet business objectives, manage risk and optimize returns.

  • Understand how the ISDA® * Master Agreements and confirmations work together
  • Assess the purpose and intent of the trade in order to make the right elections
  • Flagging potential risks that are not in line with your company policy or market practice
  • Avoiding documenting in a vacuum without full knowledge of the transaction
  • Be comfortable with risk assessment for various types of derivatives tools
  • Be able to document derivatives transactions

Contents & Contributors

CREDIT DERIVATIVES: PRODUCT APPLICATIONS AND TRANCHING
Matthew Riba, Deutsche Bank AG New York

EQUITY DERIVATIVE TRANSACTIONS
Robin Powers, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

ENERGY AND COMMODITY MARKETS AND TRANSACTIONS
Paul B. Turner, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

INTRODUCTION TO THE ISDA® MASTER AGREEMENTS
Adele Raspe, Formerly of XL America

ISDA MASTER GIVE-UP AGREEMENTS: HOLY GRAIL FOR HEDGE FUNDS OR JUST A MIRAGE?
Warren Davis, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

NEGOTIATING THE CREDIT SUPPORT ANNEX (CSA) -- ARMS CONTROL FOR “FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS OF MASS DESTRUCTION”
Warren Davis, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

DOCUMENTING CREDIT DERIVATIVES
Joel Telpner, Mayer Brown Rowe and Maw

INTEREST RATE DERIVATIVE CONFIRMATIONS
Daniel Danello, Fannie Mae



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