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11 Feb 2017 — Barry Quinn

The preparations for March 1st are well behind schedule across the OTC market. Find out what firms have been doing, what approaches they are taking, and how to reduce the economic impact of not being ready.

06 Feb 2017 — Barry Quinn

The deadline to be prepared to the March 1st Uncleared Margin regulation is looming. Our panel of experts will provide insight into the current state of preparations, including Heads of Legal from Standard Chartered and Societe Generale.

25 Jan 2017 — Robin Moody

Across the banking industry, the combination of lawyers and technology hasn’t kept pace with automation throughout the trade processing lifecycle. One area that has resisted reform so far is the process of creating, revising and executing documents like the ISDA Master and CSAs, something that still relies upon Word and email.

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18 Jan 2017 — Barry Quinn

Use the form within this page to request attendance at the forthcoming February 9th webinar on the state of bilateral margin negotiations and preparations.

18 Jan 2017 — Barry Quinn

By all accounts the March 1st uncleared margin deadline in is the largest contract renegotiation exercise event in the history of the world. And by other accounts may end being the mother of all disasters, or maybe not. Brendan Nelson and Barry Quinn from Axiom Law are going to entertain you with inside knowledge on the March 1st deadline.

03 Jan 2017 — Samantha Hodgson

Users have been voting with their clicks as to the most interesting articles, and we've developed a list to show you which 30 articles have been the most popular. This list is as-of January 1st, and shows our all time most viewed articles. We've also provided a list of our most popular articles in November & December 2016, and will continue to update these lists.

29 Nov 2016 — Samantha Hodgson

The team here at The OTC Space are pleased to announce the availability of the downloadable PDF edition of Rocket 8. Formatted in landscape to fit your computer or portable device screen, this edition contains inside information on what's happening in the industry. The PDF is attached below, and contains a great set of articles from previous and new authors.

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24 Nov 2016 — Banu Apers

In order to buttress financial markets against another 2008 crisis, mandatory margin rules are being introduced across the globe. This article explains the timelines, gives a global settlement timing cycle chart, checklists for Legal, Operations, Risk, Tech, and Front Office. 

16 Nov 2016 — Bill Hodgson

Register here for an exciting one-off event focussing on the intersection of the Law and Technology. Whilst the headlines in banking are often about trading, clearing and margin, a quiet revolution is going on within the legal departments within the capital markets. No longer does the creation, management and execution of agreements need to rely upon MS Word, file folders and emails, but can be supercharged by new platforms available now. This event co-hosted by The Field Effect is to showcase some of those platforms and give a fresh view on how to manage the lifecycle of legal documentation, whether for derivatives or otherwise.

Find out how to store, search and manage bulk agreements, Find out how to extract data from previous PDF agreements, Find out how to quickly draft and execute new agreements, And find out the real nitty gritty of the deployment of these solutions.

16 Nov 2016 — Bill Hodgson

An exciting one-off event focussing on the intersection of the Law and Technology. Whilst the headlines in banking are often about trading, clearing and margin, a quiet revolution is going on within the legal departments within the capital markets. No longer does the creation, management and execution of agreements need to rely upon MS Word, file folders and emails, but can be supercharged by new platforms available now. This event co-hosted by The Field Effect is to showcase some of those platforms and give a fresh view on how to manage the lifecycle of legal documentation, whether for derivatives or otherwise.

Find out how to store, search and manage bulk agreements, Find out how to extract data from previous PDF agreements, Find out how to quickly draft and execute new agreements, And find out the real nitty gritty of the deployment of these solutions.

14 Nov 2016 — Robin Moody

With the March compliance date for the margining of uncleared OTC portfolios, firms are focussed on the legal, operational and technical challenges.  One area fertile for improvements is the drafting and execution of margin agreements. Find out how to achieve re-papering with maximum speed and efficiency by joining this (free) webinar.

14 Nov 2016 — Robin Moody

With the March compliance date for the margining of uncleared OTC portfolios, firms are focussed on the legal, operational and technical challenges.  One area fertile for improvements is the drafting and execution of margin agreements. Find out how to achieve re-papering with maximum speed and efficiency by joining this (free) webinar.