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30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast aims to give the listener a comprehensive overview of the OTC derivatives EU regulatory proposals. It looks at the role of derivatives in the financial crisis and the impetus behind these recent proposals. The podcast examines these proposals in detail, looking at the aspects of derivatives that the EU intends to regulate and which derivatives contracts and participants will be covered. Finally, this podcast compares the EU proposals to the regulatory initiatives in other jurisdictions.

After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the regulatory proposals for derivatives in the EU;
  • Understand the reasons behind these proposals;
  • Recognise the type of derivative contracts which will be covered by the regulations;
  • Know who will be affected by the regulations;
  • Appreciate the differences and similarities between the EU regulation and other international regulatory proposals.
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • Dodd-Frank Act;
  • Draft European Market Infrastructure Regulation;
  • Basel III;
  • Markets in Financial Instruments Directive.

This podcast focuses on regulatory proposals for OTC derivatives in the EU. Peter Green, a partner at law firm Morrison & Foerster, examines the proposals in detail. In addition, the podcast includes a comparative discussion, comparing and contrasting OTC derivatives regulatory developments in various other jurisdictions.

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-11-17

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