UNDERSTANDING IM & THE LEGAL DOCS
Understanding the terms of the Initial Margin Credit Support Document
- Starts 26 Feb 2024Starts 26 Feb 2024
- 10 800 South African randR 10 800
Audience: This course benefits legal personnel involved in negotiating the terms of the IM CSD (Initial Margin Credit Support Document), and collateral management personnel who need to understand the agreement so that they can implement the operational aspects of the IM CSD. Agenda: Key differences between Variation Margin and Initial Margin What are the Initial Margin requirements under EMIR, Dodd Frank and the FMA? IM implementation phases Collateral flows between two IM counterparties AANA Thresholds and how they are calculated How to calculate IM Overview of the SIMM and Grid methods of calculating IM How to implement an IM compliant process Types of custodian and the triparty v. third party service offering The documentation required for an IM relationship (bank custodian v. CSD custodian) Clause-by-clause through the Initial Margin Credit Support Deed (English law) and the elective provisions Margin Approach options The Regime table Clause-by-clause through the Collateral Transfer Agreement Clause-by-clause through the Security Agreement Overview of the Custody Agreement Key provisions of the Account Control Agreement When does the Secured Party have access to the collateral? When does the Pledgor have access to the collateral? An insight into Initial Margin optimisation strategies Outcomes: Delegates will gain an in-depth understanding of the workings of the new IM CSD as well as other documents which form part of the IM documentation suite. Delegates will gain insight into the IM requirements from a legal and operational perspective.