• ​As a G20 member, South Africa is committed to reform its over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market to reduce vulnerabilities and increase transparency. These reforms will impact both the providers and users of OTC derivatives products.    

    Course Outline:
    This course will help you understand the impact of the new regulatory environment for OTC derivatives and assist you to manage and mitigate the risk of non-compliance.                 
  • What you will learn:
    ·  Why it was necessary to reform the regulation of OTC derivatives
    ·  The international financial architecture and regulatory framework for OTC derivatives          
    ·  The principal elements of the regulatory environment for OTC derivatives in South Africa
    ·  Specific OTC derivatives market reforms to improve transparency, mitigate systemic risk
        and reduce market abuse including:
  •     ·  Reporting OTC derivatives contracts to trade repositories
        ·  Trading standardised contracts on exchanges or electronic trading platforms
        ·  Clearing standardised contracts through central counterparties   
        ·  Subjecting non-centrally cleared derivatives contracts to Basel III additional capital
           and margining requirements to address their higher risks
     ·  Other global regulatory measures such as legal entity identifiers and unique product
         and transaction identifiers

    Who should attend?​    
    ​Compliance Officers
    Risk Managers
    Directors with responsibility for Treasury operations
      • Johannesburg
        28 October 2019
        Time:  09:00 - 15:00
        • Cost: R3, 950.00 ex vat per person

            Cape Town
            6 September 2019
            Time:  09:00 - 15:00
            • Cost: R3, 950.00 ex vat per person

    • NB: These courses are also suitable for approved executives or budding approved executives needing to update their knowledge and understanding of the regulation of OTC derivatives.

    • CPD certificates will be issued for the attendance at the event.

    All sessions will be held at the JSE. Refreshments will be provided. To register or for more information: Registrations are currently open. Please contact Company Services  companyservices@jse.co.za 


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