Senior Legal Counsel, Scotiabank
Valued at trillions of dollars, derivative trading underpins the global economy.
If you work in the financial industry, your knowledge must be comprehensive and up-to-date.
Learn about the key principles and documentation requirements, including emerging trends for today’s complex and dynamic derivatives market. Designed to provide you with the complete picture, this innovative program is offered in two back-to-back modules, which you can take together or separately.
The global derivatives market is vast and infinitely complex, and the number of corporations, financial institutions, and asset managers turning to these financial instruments to better manage risk and increase returns continues to grow. Valued at trillions of dollars, derivative trading underpins the global economy, yet most people have a vague understanding of the mechanics of how these products and the underpinning laws and regulations work.
This OsgoodePD program is a unique opportunity to acquire skills and understanding in the key elements of these critical financial contracts, while also delving into latest new developments in this complex and evolving field.
What you’ll learn
Strengthen your hold on the key principles, best practices, and documentation requirements necessary to confidently address the issues that arise in navigating the derivatives market and its rules and regulations. Choose to register for one or both days. Highlights include:
Fundamentals of Derivatives
Practical and comprehensive overview of derivatives: what they are, how they are structured, and how they are used
Understanding the application of derivatives in trading, hedging and arbitrage
The central counterparty clearing system and how it operates
Trade reporting, and margin requirements
ISDA Master Agreements: understanding key documents; related practical and legal issues including documentation strategies
Derivatives: Advanced Issues, Regulatory Updates and New Developments
Important updates in over-the-counter (OTC) regulatory reform and implementation
Essential update on the taxation of derivatives and crucial considerations
Discussing and analyzing key new developments in cryptocurrency- and ESG-based derivative products
Focused, practical discussion on the new security-based swaps (SBS) provisions coming into force under the Dodd-Frank Act in November 2021
Who Should Attend
Derivatives documentation staff
In-House counsel at financial institutions, insurance companies, oil and gas companies, mutual fund companies, pension funds
Lawyers practicing in banking and finance, mutual funds, commercial law
Fund managers, private bankers and investment advisors
Heads of trading
Structured finance personnel
Senior Legal Counsel, Scotiabank
View the program brochure and agenda to see what you’ll learn from leading experts.
“Is financial assistance or funding available?”
As law evolves, we know how important it is to stay up to date. We also understand the financial implications of continuously upgrading your professional skills and knowledge. For more information on available options, including Job Grants, OSAP, please visit:
CPD and Accreditation
OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.
|Day One: Fundamentals of Derivatives||LSO (ON): 6h 50m CPD (6h 15m Substantive; 35m Professionalism)|
|Day Two: Derivatives: Advanced Issues, Regulatory Updates and New Developments||LSO (ON): 6h 15m CPD (6h Substantive; 15m Professionalism)|
|Total Substantive||12h 15m|
|Total CPD||13h 5m|
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