International Check-Up: Industry strategies to prepare your business for global change

January 29, 2014 10:30am

Michelle Schwartzberg
Senior Counsel & Vice President Legal Corporate & Compliance Group
BMO Financial Group

Gordon F. Peery Esq.
Global Derivatives Advisor
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Designed for derivatives practitioners in Canada having to grapple with reform in multiple jurisdictions, this is a timely panel discussion that will address the ways in which Canadian market participants can parlay past compliance initiatives to compliance with regulations in other jurisdictions

  • How regulators are dealing with cross-border issues within the global market including margin, segregation, and risk management issues and initiatives
  • Practical guidance on preparing for the convergence of European and North American markets and regulations
  • Round-the-world check-up: Singapore, Hong Kong, EMIR, UK, Canada, U.S. – and how it may all come together
  • US: CFTC guidance on cross-border issues, ISDA® documentation and practical recommendations for Canadian market participants
  • EU: ESMA’s Final Report and recommendations and what it means for regulators in six countries including Canada
  • Canada: given international regulatory initiatives in the derivatives space, the current timeline for Canadian regulations