CLE webinar: preparing for margining

Derivatives Alert: ISDA 2016 Variation Margin Protocol – Margin Rules Compliance Guide US
2 FEB 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (UTC-05:00)

Are you ready for the March 1 implementation deadline? DLA Piper's Derivatives group conducted a 60-minute CLE webinar where our panelists discussed practical issues around the March 1, relevant compliance date, including: 

  • In scope products and counterparties 
  • Adherence to the ISDA VM Protocol 
  • Bilateral negotiation of new CSAs or amendments to existing CSAs
  • State of play in Europe
  • Additional considerations for Canada

Claire Hall – Los Angeles
Marc Horwitz – Chicago
Kerri Howard – Calgary
John Delamere – London

California: This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 1.0 hours in the General category. DLA Piper certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed in the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education. 

New York: This nontransitional and transitional continuing legal education program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1.0 credit hours, of which 1.0 credit hours can be applied toward the Professional Practice requirement. 

New Jersey: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.2 hours of total CLE credit. Of these, 1.2 qualify as hours of credit toward the General category.

CLE credit will be applied for in other states where DLA Piper has an office except in Minnesota, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania.