Clearing & Uncleared Margins:
Solutions and Optimisation
London, 1-2 November 2017

Risk Training's two day training course will provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of both clearing and non-cleared margins and look at how they can move past the implementation phase and improve their processes. The course will address the regulation, the costs, the risks and the different options available to companies. Additionally, there will be discussion of how to move from regulatory compliance to optimisation, how to gain efficiencies and how to build a strategic solution. Topics include but are not limited to; the regulatory and legal framework of non-cleared margin rules, calculating margins, EMIR compliance, CCPs, clearing costs and collateral management.

Who Should Attend:

This course is key for anyone who encounters Clearing or Non-Cleared Margins on a day-to-day basis within their company. However, Risk welcomes any individual with an interest in the course material. Relevant departments may include:
  • Traders
  • Clearing
  • CRO/Risk Managers
  • Derivative Operations/Settlement
  • Documentation Managers
  • Collateral Managers
  • Heads of Fixed Income
  • Credit Risk Managers/Analysts 
  • Portfolio Risk Managers/Analysts
  • Investment Operations/Analysts
  • Margining 
  • Treasury
  • Securities

Course Highlights:

  • Carefully chosen experts and practitioners make up a multi speaker format
  • Discussion on how implementation is proceeding and how you can learn from that process
  • Understand your costs and how to gain efficiencies
  • Learn about how CCPs operate, CCP risk, and what different models/account types are on offer as well as the risk associated with them
  • Guidance on managing collateral, collateral optimisation and the environmental constraints
  • Find out about strategies for data management and tech options that can help your team
  • Learn methods for moving from compliance to optimisation and for building future-proofed solutions within your company


Learning Outcomes:

  • A complex understanding of clearing and non-cleared margins
  • How CCPs operate and how risks are managed on a daily basis 
  • Calculating margins, different methodologies, and the operational impact of margining
  • Managing collateral, collateral optimisation and transformation
  • How to move from compliance to optimisation and build a strategic solution

Confirm Speakers:

Giuseppe Insalaco, Senior Advisor, Markets Policy Division, Policy & Risk Directorate, Central Bank of Ireland

Phil Hermon, Senior Director, OTC Products, CME Group

David Nicolay, Sernior Director, Quant Risk Management, CME Group

Jamie Gavin, Global Head of OTC Clearing, Société Générale

John Lund, Consultant, Derivatives & Collateral Management, JXL Consulting

Matteo Rolle, Senior Director, Head of In Business Risk, Capital & Collateral, Lloyds Banking Group

Alexander Jacobs, Head of OTC Clearing, ABN AMRO

Arvind Kannan, Principal Advisor, Financial Services Consulting, KPMG

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