• Dates:
    Nov 06, 2014
  • Hours:
    From 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Location:
    Segal Graduate School of Business - Simon Fraser University Room 4800 - 500 Granville Street (Granville and Pender), Vancouver, BC Canada
  • Event Type:

Contact Information

Carlos da Costa
Chair, CIM MES Vancouver
604 306 0458
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Event Detail

The Management & Economics Society of CIM, in Vancouver, in collaboration with PRMIA Vancouver and AFPC Vancouver, invite you to a roundtable discussion. Join fellow market participants to discuss the implications of global and Canadian OTC derivative regulations.
We are pleased to present:
Tricia P. Nguyen Sr. Account Executive, TriOptima New York City, USA
Gordon F. Peery, Esq.  Global Derivatives Advisor, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Toronto, Canada
who will deliver a presentation on:
Examining the Challenges of OTC Derivative Market Regulation on Canadian Participants

Topics will include:
The Challenges of Portfolio Reconciliation and Reporting

Impact of Dodd-Frank and EMIR Rulemaking on Canadian firms:
  • Portfolio reconciliation in an era of global OTC regulation
  • An overview of industry supporting protocols
  • ODRG commitments
The reporting challenge:
  • Canadian reporting rules
  • Multiple repositories, multiple reporting parties and the challenge that creates
  • Validating your and/or your counterparties' reporting to ensure accuracy
Non-cleared Margin; requirements and industry change:
  • Initial margin and universal variation margin
  • IM, VM, SCSA's, legacy CSA's and managing the silo challenge 

These regulations impact different industries including regional banks, asset managers, hedge funds, investment managers, resources (energy, forestry, mining, etc.) companies and various corporations. 
TriOptima will cover Canadian Regulatory Rules. This summary presents TriOptima’s understanding of the rules, It is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be comprehensive. TriOptima and its affiliates accept no liability whatsoever for any use of this information and are not providing and does not intend to provide any legal or regulatory advice.

TriOptima is an important provider of post trade infrastructure for OTC derivatives market players from buy-side institutions to global dealers.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP ("BLG") is a national law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and intellectual property solutions.

Tricia P. Nguyen, Sr. Account Executive, TriOptima Tricia Nguyen is a Senior Account Executive for triResolve, TriOptima’s Counterparty Exposure Management and Portfolio Reconciliation service. Tricia has more than 15 years of experience in the energy and financial sector. Tricia managed the Middle Office for a global integrated energy company where she oversaw Collateral Management, P&L Reporting, Exchange Margining, Confirmations, and Settlements for physical and financial trading of natural gas, power, crude and refined products. She has Six Sigma and Lean training with experience in process excellence adopting best practices in risk mitigation.
Tricia received Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics and Master of Business Administration from University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas.

Gordon F. Peery, Esq., Global Derivatives Advisor, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Gordon Peery is one of the only lawyers in the Western United States who works exclusively in the derivatives area. In his practice in Southern California, Gordon is a member of a leading 800-lawyer law firm and works as a lecturer, author and authority in over-the-counter derivatives and futures. As the Global Derivatives Advisor in BLG's leading Derivatives Group, Gordon counsels clients in the investment management, energy, oil and gas, commodities, real estate, pensions, corporate and financial services industries. His clients include institutional investors, fund complexes, 1940 Act funds and hedge funds, Fortune 500 companies, utilities, providers of oil, gas, natural gas and electricity, banks, real estate developers and REITs, as well as sovereign funds and the largest pensions in the world. Gordon has written successful requests for no-action relief to regulators, has counseled staff of congressmen relating to the Dodd-Frank Act and has appeared before the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on several occasions to interface directly with the chairman and commissioners and advocate protective and practical solutions to some of the problems experienced in the 2008 market crises. As a principal central part of his practice, Gordon advises clients on cross-border, international issues and derivatives. Gordon has lived overseas and speaks Japanese.
He is the author of The Post-Reform Guide to Derivatives and Futures (2012, Wiley), winner of the 2012 International Book Awards in the category of Law. It has been used as a textbook at Georgetown Law School, where Gordon was a guest lecturer, as well as at Columbia Law School.

This presentation will be held on: 
Thursday, November 6, 2014

Segal Graduate School of Business - Simon Fraser University Room 4800 - 500 Granville Street (Granville and Pender), Vancouver

4:00pm - Registration

4:30pm - Presentations

5:30pm - Q&A Panel Discussion

5:45pm - Networking Reception (details provided at the seminar). Please join us for drinks and appetizers afterwards for the perfect opportunity to discuss and engage with your industry peers. 

Seminar and reception are complimentary (no charge) but seats are limited. Register by Tuesday, November 4, to secure your place. Please register now or RSVP us at vancouver@cim-mes.org if you are interested in attending it. This is an excellent networking opportunity and there is no charge to attend.

A special thank you to SFU's Segal Graduate School of Business for generously providing the venue to host this event and to TriOptima for hosting the network session!