WHAT: CFTC-SEC Joint Roundtable on Clearing of Credit Default Swaps. Topics to be discussed:
1) Products and Processing, including reporting to swap data repositories
2) Clearing Initiatives, including effect of clearing mandates
BENEFIT OF PARTICIPATING: Good "level setting" course on current state of CDS markets and expected effect of Dodd-Frank on those markets
WHO MAY BE INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING: Documentation, legal, compliance and trade ops professionals involved in
a) Establishment of CDS trading relationships (ISDA negotiators, lawyers, etc.)
b) Processing CDS trades
c) Maintenance of a blog called The Swap Report (Did you catch that? It was humor.)
DATE: October 22nd
TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST
HOW TO PARTICIPATE (According to SEC website):
- U.S./Canada Toll-Free: 866-844-9416
- International Toll: 1-203-369-5026
WHAT DO I NEED TO DO ABOUT IT RIGHT NOW?
Absolutely nothing, which just feels about right on a Friday afternoon.
Good weekend – From your friends at TSR.