15 episodes

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

    Removing the Risk: Why a centralized risk calculation service has been adopted by the derivatives industry

    Removing the Risk: Why a centralized risk calculation service has been adopted by the derivatives industry

    In this episode we speak to Acadia’s Donal Gallagher Head of Quant Services, Stuart Smith, Co-head of Business Development for Risk & Data and Jake Ullman, Business Analyst as they discuss the reasons for the huge success of Acadia’s risk sensitivities service – IM Risk Generator. Impressively vast market data libraries, award winning technology and integration with firm’s margin systems has led to over half of all Phase 5 & 6 firms that are under Uncleared Margin Rules to utilize the service.
     
    Listen time: 25 mins

    Recorded and produced by Lansons.

    • 24 min
    Unpacking the Agenda Part 2: Crypto, ESG, UMR

    Unpacking the Agenda Part 2: Crypto, ESG, UMR

    Episode 14 of Ahead of the Curve welcomes back Scott O’Malia, CEO of the International Swaps & Derivatives Association (ISDA). In a friendly, relaxed and truly enjoyable conversation with Acadia’s John Pucciarelli, Scott discusses some of the trending topics that emerged from ISDA’s AGM in May 2022 including Crypto and ESG, as well as providing insight into the final phase of Uncleared Margin Rules (UMR). Scott shares ISDA’s honest and open perspectives on the Bank of England’s PRA letter regarding the model governance of SIMM and some of the analysis undertaken.
     
    Listen time: 34 mins
    Recorded and produced by Lansons

    • 34 min
    Collateral Validation: Demystifying the Complexity & Challenges

    Collateral Validation: Demystifying the Complexity & Challenges

    In this episode of Ahead of the Curve, Will Thomey, Co-head Business Development at Acadia together with Lis Hadingham, Business Development Director at Transcend discuss some of the challenges facing collateral receivers in light of regulations like Uncleared Margin Rules and more broadly the impact of the current macro-economic environment. They shed light on how firms are addressing the complexity of validating collateral posted on their behalf in custody accounts through better technology and smarter workflow.
    Listen time 18 mins
    Recorded and Produced by Lansons

    • 18 min
    The Evolving Risk Management Landscape: How to stay competitive in the post UMR world

    The Evolving Risk Management Landscape: How to stay competitive in the post UMR world

    Join Chris Walsh, CEO at Acadia as he discusses his vision for the future of the derivatives industry once all six phases of the Uncleared Margin Rules (UMR) are completed in September 2022. From the role of Acadia to the industry’s focus on optimizing initial margin and the growing importance of analytics, Chris shares his expertise and advice on how firms need to be increasingly proactive in their risk management strategy to remain competitive.

    Recorded and produced by Lansons.

    • 14 min
    Wrapping up the final phase of UMR: The crucial role of initial margin monitoring

    Wrapping up the final phase of UMR: The crucial role of initial margin monitoring

    Join Julie Mostefai and Pierre Mauchamp from BNP Securities Services as they discuss with David Radley at Acadia the timeframe for uncleared margin rules (UMR) Phase 6 compliance. They speak about the important role of initial margin monitoring to help firms save time and money on their regulatory journey and explain the benefits of the partnership between Acadia and BNP Securities Services for mutual clients.

    Produced and recorded by Lansons.

    • 24 min
    Moving forward with Backtesting: Unravelling European requirements for IM model validation

    Moving forward with Backtesting: Unravelling European requirements for IM model validation

    Join Deepak Sitlani, Partner at Linklaters and Robert Kirchner, European Head of Acadia’s Quantitative Services as they discuss initial margin model validation for firms under EMIR regulation. They unravel the latest RTS and explain why Backtesting is as important for firms under the uncleared margin rules today as it is in the future when the RTS comes into force. Find out what happens if a Backtest fails and how Phase 5 and 6 firms can be “regulatory ready”.
    Listen time 20 mins.
    Recorded and produced by Lansons
    www.Lansons.com 

    • 22 min

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