Margin Requirements: What Asset Managers Need to Know to Prepare for Upcoming U.S. and EU Requirements

November 29, 2016

In light of the impending March 1, 2017 deadline for compliance with new margin rules for uncleared swaps, market participants will need to make changes in their ISDA documentation. A panel of Ropes & Gray attorneys examined the U.S. and EU margin rules, focusing on the implications of the requirement for bilateral exchange of variation margin and the steps asset managers will need to take to prepare for the March 1 deadline.