Mastering the ISDA Master Agreement (1992 and 2002) Second Edition

In December 2003 Paul Harding, DDL's Chairman published this authoritative, practical guide for ISDA® negotiators through FInancial Times-Prentice Hall. 

The book contains:-

  • A description of the main derivatives products.
  • The evolution of ISDA® documentation since 1985.
  • A Section by Section analysis of both the 1992 and 2002 ISDA® Master Agreements with text on the left hand page and facing commentary on the right.
  • English and US legal issues relating to the ISDA® Master Agreement.
  • Credit issues relating to the ISDA® Master Agreement.
  • Operational issues relating to the ISDA® Master Agreement. 
  • A sample Schedule with facing page commentary and variants.
  • Sample provisions for Schedules for special entities.
  • New developments in ISDA® Master Agreement documentation.

The book is useful not only for negotiators but also for lawyers, credit officers, corporate bankers, regulators, business students and for training purposes.

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Mastering the ISDA Master Agreements (1992 and 2002): A Practical Guide for Negotiations