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Upcoming Conferences

ISDA 30th Annual General Meeting

When: Tue Apr 21, 2015 to Thu Apr 23, 2015 
Where: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, 900 Boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest, Montréal, QC H3B 4A5, Canada
Event Description: This year’s event will feature Scott O’Malia, Chief Executive Officer of ISDA and Eric Litvack, ISDA Chairman and Managing Director, Head of Regulatory Strategy, Société Générale Global Banking and Investor Solutions, as well as ISDA Board members, leading industry executives and public policy-makers, including:Keynote Regulatory Address: The Honorable Timothy G. Massad, Chairman, US Commodity Futures Trading Commission Keynote Industry Address: Janice Fukakusa, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer, RBC Read More

FIA Law&Compliance 2015

When: Wed Apr 29, 2015 to Fri May 1, 2015 

L&C 2015 - 37th Annual Law & Compliance Division Conference on the Regulation of Futures, Derivatives and OTC Products

When: Wed Apr 29, 2015 4am to Sat May 2, 2015 4am UTC
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Where: Marriott Waterfront, Baltimore, Maryland
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OIC Conference Miami

When: Wed May 6, 2015 to Fri May 8, 2015 
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IDX London

When: Tue Jun 9, 2015 to Wed Jun 10, 2015 
Where: The Brewery, 52 Chiswell St, London, United Kingdom

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Upcoming Education Events

IFM: Fundamentals of Futures & Options/Series 3 Exam Course

When: Tue Apr 21, 2015 to Wed Apr 22, 2015 
Where: NFA Conference Room - New York, NY, United States
Event Description: Understanding derivatives begins with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of futures and options market theory and practice. This two-day, live course includes lecture and discussions, plus two must-read books - Futures and Options and the Guide to U.S. Futures Regulation - and PassMaster, a Web-based tutorial with unlimited practice tests to test our skills and comprehension, and for professionals planning to take the NFA Series 3 exam.Course is offered by the Institute for Financial Markets (IFM), a non-partisan, nonprofit educational foundation.$625 Early-bird bird ends 4 weeks prior to course date | $675 Standard registration  Read More

IFM: Making Sense of Cleared Swaps

When: Thu Apr 23, 2015
Where: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, 575 Madison Avenue #14, New York, NY 10022, United States
Event Description: Offered by the Institute for Financial Markets (IFM), a non-partisan, nonprofit educational foundation, this one-day course is designed to introduce swaps and the key features and characteristics of these contracts. The educational program explores the world of swaps by taking a closer look at two of the most popular swaps— interest rate swaps (IRS) and credit default swaps (CDS) — and how financial institutions and corporates use swaps in their portfolio management strategies. In addition, the program looks at how swaps differ from listed derivatives and the changing landscape with a migration to the CCP model.This course is recognized by GARP and valid for 6.5 credits. $495 Early-bird | $550 Standard registration Read More

NIBA NYC Event

When: Thu Apr 30, 2015 1:30pm to 5pm CDT
Where: New York Athletic Club, 180 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019, United States
Event Description: Join fellow IBs, CTAs, CPOs, APs, regulatory officials and futures industry service providers including the exchanges, FCMs, legal, accounting, compliance, technology, marketing and more for an afternoon of learning, discussion, and networking.  Read More

IFM: Lifecycle of a Derivative Trade: Uncovering the Middle- and Back-Office Functions

When: Thu May 7, 2015
Where: NFA, 1 New York Plaza, New York, NY, United States
Event Description: Offered by the Institute for Financial Markets (IFM), a non-partisan, nonprofit educational foundation, this one-day course takes you "behind the scenes" to explore how brokers and investors on the buy-side and sell-side of the industry perform these functions for both listed and OTC derivatives. Participants will explore the functional building blocks of middle and back office operations that support trade lifecycle activity, from the inception of an order or request for quote (RFQ) through clearance and settlement of payments. The infrastructure or "plumbing" that links together these functions, and the points of failure representing operational risk will be highlighted throughout the program. Particular attention is paid to the lifecycle of both a cleared and uncleared swap. $595 Early-bird bird ends 4 weeks prior to course date | $650 Standard registration  Read More

IFM: Lifecycle of a Derivative Trade: Uncovering the Middle- and Back-Office Functions

When: Thu May 14, 2015
Where: CME Conference Room, 20 South Wacker Drive- Chicago, IL, United States
Event Description: Offered by the Institute for Financial Markets (IFM), a non-partisan, nonprofit educational foundation, this one-day course takes you "behind the scenes" to explore how brokers and investors on the buy-side and sell-side of the industry perform these functions for both listed and OTC derivatives. Participants will explore the functional building blocks of middle and back office operations that support trade lifecycle activity, from the inception of an order or request for quote (RFQ) through clearance and settlement of payments. The infrastructure or "plumbing" that links together these functions, and the points of failure representing operational risk will be highlighted throughout the program. Particular attention is paid to the lifecycle of both a cleared and uncleared swap. $595 Early-bird bird ends 4 weeks prior to course date | $650 Standard registration  Read More

IFM: Fundamentals of Futures & Options/Series 3 Exam Course

When: Wed May 27, 2015 to Thu May 28, 2015 
Where: NFA, 300 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1800, Chicago, Illinois 60606
Event Description: Understanding derivatives begins with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of futures and options market theory and practice. This two-day, live course includes lecture and discussions, plus two must-read books - Futures and Options and the Guide to U.S. Futures Regulation - and PassMaster, a Web-based tutorial with unlimited practice tests to test our skills and comprehension, and for professionals planning to take the NFA Series 3 exam.Course is offered by the Institute for Financial Markets (IFM), a non-partisan, nonprofit educational foundation.$625 Early-bird bird ends 4 weeks prior to course date | $675 Standard registration  Read More

IFM: Making Sense of Cleared Swaps

When: Fri May 29, 2015
Where: CME Group, 20 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL, United States
Event Description: Offered by the Institute for Financial Markets (IFM), a non-partisan, nonprofit educational foundation, this one-day course is designed to introduce swaps and the key features and characteristics of these contracts. The educational program explores the world of swaps by taking a closer look at two of the most popular swaps— interest rate swaps (IRS) and credit default swaps (CDS) — and how financial institutions and corporates use swaps in their portfolio management strategies. In addition, the program looks at how swaps differ from listed derivatives and the changing landscape with a migration to the CCP model.This course is recognized by GARP and valid for 6.5 credits. $495 Early-bird | $550 Standard registration Read More

IFM: Fundamentals of Futures & Options/Series 3 Exam Course

When: Tue Jun 9, 2015 to Wed Jun 10, 2015 
Where: NFA Conference Room - New York, NY, United States
Event Description: Offered by the Institute for Financial Markets (IFM), a non-partisan, nonprofit educational foundation, this two-day program provides a foundation in the fundamentals of futures and options market theory and practice. The course covers from the market knowledge topics such as trading theory and functions; margins, offset, settlement, delivery; option premiums, exercise, assignment and settlement: orders; hedging; spreading; strategies and calculations, and more. The course includes two must-read books - Futures and Options and the Guide to U.S. Futures Regulation - and PassMaster, a Web-based tutorial with unlimited practice tests for attendees who plan to take the Series 3 exam. $625 Early-bird bird ends 4 weeks prior to course date | $675 Standard registration  Read More

IFM: Making Sense of Cleared Swaps

When: Thu Jun 11, 2015
Where: NFA, One New York Plaza, Suite 4300, New York, NY
Event Description: Offered by the Institute for Financial Markets (IFM), a non-partisan, nonprofit educational foundation, this one-day course is designed to introduce swaps and the key features and characteristics of these contracts. The educational program explores the world of swaps by taking a closer look at two of the most popular swaps— interest rate swaps (IRS) and credit default swaps (CDS) — and how financial institutions and corporates use swaps in their portfolio management strategies. In addition, the program looks at how swaps differ from listed derivatives and the changing landscape with a migration to the CCP model.This course is recognized by GARP and valid for 6.5 credits. $495 Early-bird | $550 Standard registration Read More

IFM: Lifecycle of a Derivative Trade: Uncovering the Middle- and Back-Office Functions

When: Fri Jun 19, 2015
Where: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, 575 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022, United States
Event Description: Offered by the Institute for Financial Markets (IFM), a non-partisan, nonprofit educational foundation, this one-day course takes you "behind the scenes" to explore how brokers and investors on the buy-side and sell-side of the industry perform these functions for both listed and OTC derivatives. Participants will explore the functional building blocks of middle and back office operations that support trade lifecycle activity, from the inception of an order or request for quote (RFQ) through clearance and settlement of payments. The infrastructure or "plumbing" that links together these functions, and the points of failure representing operational risk will be highlighted throughout the program. Particular attention is paid to the lifecycle of both a cleared and uncleared swap. $595 Early-bird bird ends 4 weeks prior to course date | $650 Standard registration  Read More

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