​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
  • Treasurers
  • Directors with responsibility for Treasury operations


  • 12 April 2024
  • 29 October 2024

Time:  09:00 - 15:00
Cost: R4, 100.00 ex vat per person

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

To register or for more information: Registrations are currently open. Please contact Company Services [email protected]                 


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