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ISDA Master Agreements, 1992-2002 A Practical Guide for Negotiation

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ISBN-10: 027366395X

ISBN-13: 9780273663959

Edition: 2nd 2003

Authors: Paul C. Harding

List price: $124.99
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Mastering the ISDA Master Agreement 1992 and 2002, will provide a practical, clear and useful foundation for the fledgling negotiator as well as supporting them with a good overview of the legal, credit and operational issues inherent in the ISDA Master Agreement. Mastering the ISDA Master Agreement 1992 and 2002 is designed to build on the success of the first edition by extending coverage of to the new 2002 ISDA Master Agreement, and extends the coverage of the first edition. Once again this book will provide the many new entrants globally to derivatives documentation with a practical negotiation guide to both the 1992 and 2002 Agreements so they can be approached confidently.
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Book details

List price: $124.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: FT Press
Publication date: 9/8/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 768
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

About the author
Author's foreword
What are derivatives?
Differences between the OTC and exchange-traded derivatives markets
Main products
Size of the global derivatives market
How a deal is done from start to finish
The people involved
The documentation process
The evolution of the ISDA Master Agreement
How ISDA documentation has evolved
Inefficient documentation of trades in the market's early days
The ISDA documentation architecture
The ISDA Master Agreement
The 1992 ISDA Master Agreement
Section by section analysis of the 1992 ISDA Master Agreement
Glossary of most terms in Section 14
The 2002 ISDA Master Agreement
Evolution of the 2002 ISDA Master Agreement
Section by section analysis of the 2002 ISDA Master Agreement
Glossary of most terms in Section 14
Analysis of Schedule
What did not make it into the 2002 Agreement
Likely implementation of the 2002 Agreement
Legal issues relating to the ISDA Master Agreement from the European and US perspectives
European perspective
Capacity and UK Local Authority litigation
Credit derivatives
Derivatives and building societies, pension funds and hedge funds
Financial Services and Markets Act 2000
Enforceability of close-out netting and set off
Cross-border netting on insolvency
ISDA collective legal opinions
Automatic Early Termination
Credit Support
Third party rights
US perspective
Enforcement of New York choice of law
US bankruptcy and banking insolvency law
Non-New York head office of a US counterparty
The Commodity Exchange Act (1974) and the Commodity Futures Modernization Act (2000)
Gaming and bucket-shop laws
Credit issues relating to the ISDA Master Agreement
Downgrade from Cross Default to cross acceleration
Threshold Amount
Credit Event Upon Merger
Addition of Specified Entities
Specified Indebtedness
Set off
Political risk
Other credit issues
Pre-signing trade policies
Categories of risk in the Agreement
Using the ISDA Master Agreement to enhance credit protection
The "vanilla ISDA"
Operational issues
Administrative matters
Negotiation of an ISDA Master Agreement Schedule
Sample Schedule
Variants and implications of each provision
Other provisions commonly seen in the market and their implications
Part 6 - FX Transactions and Currency Options
Special provisions for special entities and those sought by US counterparties
Building societies
Investment funds
Hedge funds
Pension funds
Insurance companies
Sovereign entities
Special purpose vehicles for loans
US Schedule provisions
New developments
ISDA Amendment: Close-out Amount
ISDA Credit Support Annex Amendments
2002 Master Agreement Protocol
Electronic negotiation of the ISDA Master Agreement