IECA Webinar: Understanding the Central Counterpart (CCP) Model

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Add to Calendar 2021-04-12 10:00:00 2021-04-12 11:00:00 IECA Webinar: Understanding the Central Counterpart (CCP) Model Description Online International Energy Credit Association America/New_York public
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In September 2018, a Norwegian power market trader racked up losses he could not cover, leaving commodities companies who are part of the Nasdaq clearing house, and the exchange itself, to plug a 114 million euro ($133 million) hole in a contingency fund.

Join our European Webinar on Monday, April 12 at 3:00 p.m. BST/10:00 a.m. EDT (GMT+1), sponsored by C-RISK Software, as speaker Paul Kitching looks at the relationship between a central counterpart (CCP) and its Clearing Members and the clients of Clearing Members, the risks that a CCP is exposed to, and how a CCP manages those risks. Whist all CCP’s follow best practice, as laid out by IOSCO, each will apply their own set of rules and procedures; the Webinar will focus primarily on Nasdaq Clearing AB.

This webinar will cover:

  • The September 2018 default
  • Common categories of Membership
    • Relationship between Clearing Members (CMs) and the CCP
    • Relationship between clients of CMs and their CM and with the CCP
  • The CCP performance guarantee: Who is covered?
  • How the CCP manages its risk:
    • Membership criteria
    • Daily margining and initial margin
  • What happens in the event of default?
    • Declaring a default
    • The close out process
    • Covering a shortfall: The “waterfall” explained
  • Mutualising losses: The Member Default Fund
    • Trade-offs
    • Size of fund
    • Membership contribution



Members: FREE
Non-members: $35.00 USD

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