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Acadia presents Ahead of the Curve, a podcast that provides unique perspectives and insights into the margin and collateral industry. Hosts from Acadia’s leadership team are joined by special guest speakers from across the industry to share topical perspectives and really get ‘under the skin’ of the issues that are transforming the sector. Produced and recorded by Lansons. www.Lansons.com

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Acadia presents Ahead of the Curve, a podcast that provides unique perspectives and insights into the margin and collateral industry. Hosts from Acadia’s leadership team are joined by special guest speakers from across the industry to share topical perspectives and really get ‘under the skin’ of the issues that are transforming the sector. Produced and recorded by Lansons. www.Lansons.com

    Below the Threshold – How Phase 5 & 6 firms can save time and money by monitoring initial margin

    Below the Threshold – How Phase 5 & 6 firms can save time and money by monitoring initial margin

    Join Jeff Rosen, Managing Director at Société Générale and Mark Demo, Head of Community Development at Acadia as they chat about the final phases of uncleared margin rules (UMR). Jeff provides an industry perspective on the progress of Phase 5 firms and highlights some of the pitfalls that Phase 6 firms should be aware of as they begin their preparations for September 2022. 
    However, the real focus of the podcast is on initial margin monitoring. Discover how firms can delay becoming operationally ready for UMR, saving them both time and money. This is an episode that Phase 6 firms shouldn’t miss.

    Recorded and produced by Lansons
    www.Lansons.com 

    • 13 min
    Are you invested in agreement digitization?

    Are you invested in agreement digitization?

    Following an independent study and webcast, John Pucciarelli at Acadia, Audrey Blater at Aite-Novarica and Katie Morgan at LIKEZERO dig deeper into the benefits of firms adopting a data digitization strategy in this refreshing podcast. They explore the significant cost savings that the industry can realize of up to $1.19BN by eliminating redundant processes and digitalizing OTC Derivatives CSA agreements. They speak candidly about the research project that highlighted the overall lack of confidence and trust that some firms had in their organization’s data -  the very data that is required to drive business and trading decisions. And with an ode to Marty’s DeLorean, hear how our experts see the future shaping out.

    Recorded and produced by Lansons
    www.Lansons.com 

    • 30 min
    A critical moment of industry change – the impact of SA-CCR Capital

    A critical moment of industry change – the impact of SA-CCR Capital

    The Standard Approach to Counterparty Credit Risk or SA-CCR is a new capital regulation that will create a series of prudential and market changes intended to make the financial system safer. Donal Gallagher, Co-Head of Quantitative Services at Acadia together with Justin Klug, President at Capitolis discuss both the challenges and the possibilities affected by this new regulation which will have a profound impact across all derivatives users.

    Recorded and produced remotely by Lansons.

    • 25 min
    Unpacking the Agenda: The Biden Administration, a new SEC Chairman, UMR Phase 5, LIBOR, and the digital future ahead.

    Unpacking the Agenda: The Biden Administration, a new SEC Chairman, UMR Phase 5, LIBOR, and the digital future ahead.

    Join us for a special extended episode of Ahead of the Curve as we sit down with derivative market leaders Scott O’Malia CEO of ISDA and John Shay Chairman of AcadiaSoft.  They discuss the agenda for the new Biden administration, the focus for the SEC under the newly sworn in chairman Gary Gensler, the Archegos default, Game Stop, the impacts and potential new reforms coming for capital markets and much more.  We also check in on UMR Phase 5 progress and the current landscape of LIBOR reform.  Hear their perspectives on the new office dynamics created by COVID, what is on the horizon for the derivatives industry and the move towards a more virtual and digital marketplace.

    • 46 min
    Transformation: What does this really mean for the Derivatives industry?

    Transformation: What does this really mean for the Derivatives industry?

    Join Chris Walsh, CEO AcadiaSoft as he discusses the firm’s recent acquisition of Quaternion – how the strengths, strategic and cultural fit of both firms will bring new capabilities to mutual clients in terms of managing risk in an optimized manner. Chris shares his excitement of the acquisition as a game changer for the future transformation of the Derivatives industry.  

    • 13 min
    Leaving Libor: The Road to Risk Free Rates

    Leaving Libor: The Road to Risk Free Rates

    In this Episode of Ahead of the Curve, John Pucciarelli – Head of Industry & Regulatory Strategy at AcadiaSoft is joined by guest speaker Ann Battle, Head of Benchmark Reform at ISDA (International Swaps & Derivatives Association). Ann provides us with her expert insight into why we are transitioning from IBOR benchmarks towards RFRs (Risk Free Rates). This in-depth analysis is both educational and informative as John and Ann share the shortcomings of existing interest rate benchmarks and the benefits of moving towards a more robust and viable system that is not based on IBOR style panel bank rate submissions.

    • 32 min

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