At the G20 summit in Pittsburgh, in September 2009, political leaders of the nations represented decided to regulate the derivative markets further. All standardized over the counter derivatives were to be traded on exchanges or electronic platforms, where appropriate, and cleared through central counterparties by the end of 2012 at the latest.
The message was received on both sides of the Atlantic. The Dodd-Frank Act was voted by the US Congress in July 2010 and the European project EMIR (European Market Infrastructure Regulation) was adopted by the European Parliament on February 10, 2012.
The question of convergence of trading and settlement practices via centralized clearing entities in the ever growing international market place is therefore of utmost importance and actuality.
This seminar will be conducted by Fabien Carruzzo and Hubert de Vauplane. They will explain and highlight the most important aspects and implications of both regulations in a comparative law approach.
other personalities to be announced, covering the implications for the Swiss market place.
Swiss Futures and Options Association - SFOA
Rue du Gothard 18b
P.O. Box 325
Tel.:+41 22 860 21 03
Fax:+41 22 860 21 15
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