By Dr. Nick Skrekas, International Lawyer, Financial Analyst and Author
Swaps and derivatives have become more and more complex and have come under closer regulatory scrutiny as their notional values exceeds even the combined world GDP. As the range of users and applications of swaps and derivatives increase, so the legal and documentation problems become more difficult and require ever-more sophisticated techniques.
In this seminar you will learn the law, finance and how to negotiate the 1992 and 2002 ISDA Master Agreements as well as their Schedules. These documents have become the de facto global standard for the global OTC derivatives trade with a notional value of above $700 Trillion. It is estimated that 90% for all OTC derivatives are documented by the ISDA Master Agreement framework so it vital to master this documentation.
Who should attend this training course?
DATES: 17, 18 May
DURATION: 14 Hours
LOCATION: EIMF Premises, Nicosia
TIME: 09:00 - 17:15
FEES: HRDA eligible €292, non-HRDA eligible €530 (both + €100.70 VAT)
|Start Date||Course Title||Location||CPD Units||Status|
|5 February||Alternative Investment Funds (AIF) and Undertakings in Collective Investment Transferable Securities (UCITS)||Nicosia||6||UPCOMING|
|7 February||Fundamentals of Fund Administration and Custody||Nicosia||5||UPCOMING|
|27 February||Investment Fund Administration, Operations & Custody||Nicosia||5||UPCOMING|
|5 March||Asset Securitisation||Nicoasia||5||UPCOMING|
|8 March||CII Award in Investment Planning||Nicosia||UPCOMING|
|19 March||Fund Administration in Cyprus||Nicosia||UPCOMING|
|22 March||Understanding the role and responsibilities of the depository under AIF, UCITS and AIFLNPs||Nicosia||5||UPCOMING|
|27 March||Overview of the Cyprus Fund Sector: A legal Operational Approach||Nicosia||5||UPCOMING|
|19 April||Institutional Portfolio Management||Nicosia||UPCOMING|
|23 April||Fund Administration A to Z||Nicosia||6||UPCOMING|
|10 May||Regulation (EU) 2017/1131 on money market funds||Nicosia||UPCOMING|
|12 May||Prospectus Law and Public Takeovers||Nicosia||UPCOMING|
|17 May||Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs)||Nicosia||UPCOMING|
|17 May||Understanding and Negotiating ISDA Master Agreement OTC Documentation||Nicosia||UPCOMING|
|29 May||Alternative Investment Funds (AIF), AIFMD, and Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS)||Nicosia||6||UPCOMING|
|14 June||Compliance in the Financial Services Sector – the Compliance Function in Practice||Limassol||10||UPCOMING|
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Instructor: Dr. Nick Skrekas
He has deep experience in syndicated loans representing both multi-million lenders and prime borrowers, corporate finance, project finance, finance, equipment finance, shipping and aircraft finance. He is also a specialist in international banking and business law.
Dr. Skrekas has been training bankers, CEOs, CFOs, lawyer and business executives in areas like finance and law across the world since 2004. He has recently advised some top 4 Greek banks in rationalization portfolios and consolidating their international presence.
Dr. Skrekas has a Bachelor of Laws with Honors, a Bachelor of Economics, a Diploma in Applied Finance, a Masters of Laws, an MBA and Doctorate in Law from top Australian institutions, always graduating with exceptional distinctions.
His qualifications are recognized in Australia, the UK, the US and European Union. Dr. Skrekas is also a Member of the International Bar Association and is a certified analyst. He has a superior record of more than two decades of work experience and is a leading consultant to bulge bracket investments banks and magic circle law firms, as well as private equity and hedge funds. He also is employed as a consultant by world leading strategy advisory companies.