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Collateral Management Japan 2021 Programme

All timings in JST.


Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

09:00 - 09:05


Keynote Address

09:05 - 09:30


The Current Regulatory Landscape: Are Japan Banks Ready?

09:30 - 10:10

  • How to navigate through capital requirements and risks for UMR phase 5?
  • What are the advantages of using ISDA SIMM or standardized Grid?
  • Is outsourcing collateral management during UMR phase 5 the only option?
  • Does complying with UMR create opportunities for banks?


The State of Japan’s Clearing and Collateral Management Industry: What you need to know

10:10 - 10:50

  • UMR Phase 5 and its implications on the clearing industry
  • Regulations around Euroswap clearing and how has Brexit effected the market
  • How to prepare for OTC clearing and FX clearing changes
  • Moving forward in Japan with the ever-changing situation and regulations


Hesitancy with LIBOR: Preparation for the transition

10:50 - 11:30

  • Do the transitional rates affect and complicate Japan’s collateral management sector?
  • Will derivatives and cash markets be expected to stay the same?
  • How much of a hindrance will legacy contracts and processes be?
  • Optimizing collateral management processes for the transition 


Identifying the Cheapest Route: Calculating Pre-Trade Margin Requirements

11:30 - 12:10

  • Understand any existing or new risks and the impact on models during pre-trade phase
  • Developing efficient tools for calculation and simulating risk control scenarios
  • How to effectively communicate with counterparties for any existing issues
  • Optimizing a workflow to cultivate efficiency


Building a Coherent Collateral Management Operations Workflow

12:10 - 12:40

  • What are the current pain points in collateral management operations?
  • Legacy processes that need to be renewed and refreshed
  • New technology that has enhanced operations for collateral management
  • Resolving IM discrepancy disputes efficiently


Maximizing Liquidity While Managing Risks

00:40 - 13:20

  • The inseparable linkage between liquidity and collateral management
  • Mitigating settlement risks to reduce losses
  • How to manage your inventory to build liquidity
  • Allocating collateral without hindering growth


End of Collateral Management Japan

13:20 - 13:25