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Swaps and Derivatives Templates

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Basic Templates | Calculation Agent | CDOs | China Derivatives | Collateral | Commercial Agreement | Confirmations | Credit Derivatives | Disclaimers | Electronic Trading | Equity Derivatives | ETA | Fund | FX | GMRA | IFXCO | ISDA Master | Japan Provisions | M&A | Non-disclosure | Non-isda Commodities | Options | Prime Brokerage | Repackage | Security | Selling Restrictions | SIFMA | Termination | Weather Derivatives |

Building Blocks

  1. Blank Agreement Template
  2. Defined Terms
  3. Boiler-plate
  4. Representations & Warranties
  5. Calculatons etc
  6. General Clauses
  7. rating agencies
  8. Dates
  9. Calculation of Amounts

Basic Templates

  1. sample of a termination agreement which may be used with a schedule or a letter incorporating the terms thereof
  2. sample of an amendment agreement which may be used with a schedule or a letter incorporating the terms thereof
  3. Local Business Day and other dates used in derivatives transactions


  1. Account Closing Notification

Calculation Agent

  1. Joint calculation agent provisions


  1. CDO Fund commitment letter

China Derivatives

  1. "A" Shares Rep Letter
  2. Renminbi forward and swap master agreement


  1. sample collateral provisions in swap confirmation
  2. sample Japanese collateral provisions in swap confirmation

Commercial Agreements

  1. compensation agreement of the foreign exchange committee


  1. Cash-settled Share Synthetic Forward Transaction Confirmation
  2. Swap Transaction Cancellation Confirmation
  3. relevant provisions of a sample target redemption swap
  4. relevant provisions of a sample cliquet (or ratchet) option
  5. relevant provisions of a TRS (total return swap)
  6. relevant provisions of an IRS (interest rate swap)
  7. relevant provisions of an index linked rate swap with equity index option
  8. opening paragraphs of a swap confirmation
  9. Sole Transaction Clause

Credit Derivatives

  1. Modifications to the credit definitions
  2. Incorporating the
  3. 2009 ISDA Credit Derivatives Determinations Committees, Auction Settlement and Restructuring Supplement
  4. Korean CDS terms
  5. synthetic CDO
  6. mutual termination clause for CDS
  7. relevant provisions of a simple cds (credit default swap)
  8. 60 business days cap


  1. Information Memorandum Disclaimer
  2. Termsheet Disclaimers
  3. Disclaimers
  4. Double Tax Interest Withholding Letter
  5. Provision of General Information Disclaimer) documentation.

Electronic Trading

  1. Trading Environment Temporary Access Letter

Equity Derivatives

  1. Cash-settled Share Synthetic Forward Transaction Confirmation
  2. Equity Swap Transaction Confirmation
  3. Dividend recovery clause
  4. Modifications to theequity definitions
  5. relevant provisions of an equity (share) option


  1. Commerzbank electronic trading supplemental terms


  1. Commission Rebate Agreement
  2. Investment Strategies
  3. Investment Restrictions


  1. FX Transactions Netting Letter
  2. Non-Deliverable Forward FX Transaction Confirmation


  1. GMRA Schedule
  2. 2000 GMRA Default Notice
  3. 2000 GMRA Special Default Notice
  4. 2000 GMRA Default Valuation Notice


  1. international foreign exchange and currency option (IFXCO) master agreement (1 June 2005) and guide

ISDA Master Agreement

  1. Sample ISDA Master Schedule
  2. Sample Credit Support Annex
  3. s. 5(a) Failure to Pay Notice.
  4. s. 5(a)(i)) Event of Default Notice.
  5. s. 6(a) Automatic Early Termination Notice.
  6. s. 6(d) Statement Notice.
  7. Part 5 of ISDA Master Agreement.
  8. Sample notice to terminate ISDA Master Agreement.
  9. ISDA Master Amendment Agreement.
  10. Derivatives Transaction Trading Authority
  11. novation agreement
  12. Mechanical Signature Letter

Japan Provisions

  1. Japan Provisions


  1. M&A Teaser Letter
  2. M&A Advisory Engagement Letter
  3. M&A Collaboration Agreement

Non-Disclosure Agreements

  1. Non-Circumvention and Confidentiality Agreement
  2. Non-Solicitation Clause
  3. Non discloure agreement for financial services
  4. simple one-page (plus appendix) unilateral confidentiality agreement for general use
  5. reciprocal confidentiality agreement for general use

Non-isda Commodities

  1. grid trade master agreement
  2. EFET's credit support annex
  3. EFET's netting agreement
  4. EFET's VAT agreement
  5. EFET's electronic confirmation agreement
  6. EFET/IECA commodities schedule to the Cross-Product Master Agreement
  7. CTA coal trading master agreement
  8. Edison Electricity Institute's Master Power Purchase and Sale Agreement
  9. SCoTA Standard Coal Trading Agreement


  1. Discharge and Termination of options

Prime Brokerage

  1. Prime Broker Due Diligence Client Questionnaire
  2. Execution Fee Agreement
  3. Prime Broker Know-Your-Client Questionnaire
  4. Prime Broker Client Application Form
  5. Prime Brokerage Portfolio General Terms Confirmation
  6. Prime brokerage and prime brokerage agreement

Repackaged Notes

  1. Overpayment Event of Default Notice
  2. Collateral Selling Agent
  3. Overpayment Event of Default Notice

Security Agreement

  1. Parent company guarantee
  2. Form W8-BEN and instructions

Selling Restrictions

  1. Hong Kong Selling Restrictions
  2. Singapore Selling Restrictions


  1. Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) documentation.


  1. Zero costunilateral termination clause
  2. mutual termination clause (for long-form confirmation)
  3. annual mutual termination clause
  4. Rate swap mutual termination clause
  5. sample of a downgrade triggered termination option

Weather Derivatives

  1. Sample provisions of a weather index collar


Last updated 24 February 2012


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