Many market participants in the EU and US scrambled to get their collateral documentation in order ahead of the 1 March 2017 regulatory deadline for the posting of Variation Margin for uncleared swaps. This deadline posed a challenge for many, particularly the buy-side firms. This article gives interesting and relevant insight into the relief which EU and US regulators have given to the market on the variation margin deadline.
If your firm still needs to get its collateral documentation in order with your EU and US counterparts, come along to our 'Collateral and the CSA Master Agreements' course (see dates below, and click to register) to gain a good understanding of what is required by the regulations and what your options are from a documentation point of view.
Collateral and the CSA Master Agreements in Cape Town on 12 May 2017
Collateral and the CSA Master Agreements in Johannesburg on 12 July 2017