2002 ISDA Master Agreement

Derivatives Documentation Limited
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Length: 1 day
Location: Worldwide
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2002 ISDA Master Agreement In-House Training - Derivatives Documentation

2002 ISDA Master Agreement In-House Training - Derivatives DocumentationAs a result of the recent credit crunch and collapse of Lehman Brothers, an increased focus has been placed on counterparty credit risk. With complete knowledge of the 2002 ISDA Master Agreement, financial professionals can best employ it and its close-out netting function to effectively manage credit and risk. 

This 1-day in-house programme will provide delegates with a clause-by-clause review of the 2002 ISDA Master Agreement as well as a review and interpretation of its common credit and legal implications, its schedule and common amendments negotiated in the schedule and the key differenced between the 1992 and 2002 versions of the ISDA Master Agreement. If applicable, an examination of the organisation's own ISDA Master Agreement will be included. 

Please be advised that ISDA® documentation training courses provided by Derivatives Documentation Limited are not sponsored by or affiliated with the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc ("ISDA® ") .

Suitability - Who should attend?

This in-house training course is ideal for teams and companies whose members include:

  • Legal Counsel
  • Derivatives Documentation Negotiators
  • Credit Risk Managers
  • Collateral Managers
  • Treasury Managers

Note: all delegates must provide their own copies of the 2002 ISDA Master Agreement.

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Training Course Content

This in-house training programme will include the following content, delivered within the context of each team or organisation:

  • ISDA documentation architecture.
  • Types of transactions covered by the ISDA Master Agreement.
    • Definitions
    • Confirmations
    • Master Agreements
  • In-depth review of the provisions of the  2002 ISDA Master Agreement, including its schedule.
  • Matters for credit approval:
    • Specified Entity
    • Specified Transaction
    • Specified Indebtedness
    • Cross Default/Cross Acceleration
    • Threshold Amount
    • Requests for the unilateral disapplication of Credit Event Upon Merger
    • Additional Termination Events
    • Transfers
    • Section 10(a) and political risk
  • What happens if a deal is done and the Master Agreement is not signed?
  • Key differences between the 1992 and 2002 versions of the ISDA Master Agreement.
  • An exploration and analysis of the institution's own ISDA Master Agreement Schedule, if required. 
  • Practical negotiation exercises.


Derivatives Documentation Limited offers competitive pricing for all in-house training. For a custom training quote, please enquire here

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68 Lombard Street
EC3V 9LJ London

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Reviews by course attendees

European Bank   |   17/03/2016
Lots of info. Great course for someone who has some knowledge but just started in working with the ISDA.
European Bank   |   17/03/2016
Very good materials and exercises, will be useful in our ISDA related work going forward.
Asset Management Company   |   30/09/2015
Excellent, especially for a beginner.
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