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Last Updated: 4/14/2014

Annual Symposium on the Central Clearing of Derivatives

This symposium on the central clearing of over-the-counter derivatives will address policy issues related to the design, operation and regulation of central counterparties (CCPs). Participants drawn from CCP operators, derivatives dealers, investors, regulators and academia will focus attention on a range of key public policy issues.




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Friday, 04/11/14
7:45 AM
Continental Breakfast
8:20 AM
Welcome Remarks
Charles L. Evans, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
8:30 AM
Panel 1: CCP Loss Allocation and "End of Waterfall" Scenarios
Randall S. Kroszner, Norman S. Bobins Professor of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
David Murphy, Senior Policy Adviser, Market Infrastructure Division, Bank of England
Kevin R. McClear, Chief Corporate Risk Officer, IntercontinentalExchange Group, Inc.
Takeshi Hirano, Director, Strategic Planning and OTC Derivatives Clearing Service, Japan Securities Clearing Corporation
Marnie Rosenberg, Executive Director, Clearinghouse Risk Management, J. P. Morgan
David Weisbrod, Chief Executive Officer, LCH.Clearnet
10:00 AM
10:30 AM
Panel 2: CCP Resolution: Legal Foundation and Policy Issues
Robert Steigerwald, Senior Policy Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
R. Penfield Starke, Assistant General Counsel, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Michael Krimminger, Partner, Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton
Robert Wasserman, Chief Counsel, Division of Clearing and Risk, Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Joanne Medero, Managing Director, Government Relations and Public Policy, BlackRock
11:45 AM
12:30 PM
Paul Tucker, Senior Fellow, Harvard Business School and the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School and Former Deputy Governor, Bank of England
1:30 PM
Special Invited Discussion
Patrick M. Parkinson, Managing Director, Promontory Financial Group
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
Panel 3: International Standards and CCP Financial Resources
Robert McDonald, Erwin P. Nemmers Professor of Finance, Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management
Jeff Stehm, Senior Associate Director, Division of Reserve Bank Operations and Payment Systems, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Ananda Radhakrishnan, Director, Division of Clearing and Risk, Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Agnes Koh, Chief Risk Officer, Singapore Exchange
Kim Taylor, President, CME Clearing House Division, CME Group, Inc.
3:45 PM
Wrap Up Session
Darrell Duffie, Dean Witter Distinguished Professor of Finance, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business
4:00 PM

The event will conclude at 5:30 p.m.

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151 W Adams St
Chicago ,  IL   60603
(312) 660-8200

Rate: $279.00

Reservation Information: Please book online or call (877) 303-0104.

Reservations Open: Yes

Reservation Cut-off Date: March 20, 2014


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Event Information
Event Contact
Sandy Schneider
(312) 322-8203
Registration Deadline
Saturday, March 15, 2014

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Third Floor Conference Center
230 S La Salle St
Chicago, IL 60604

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