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ISDA chairman, FMDQ CEO, others for FMDA workshop

MDA workshop

International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) Africa chairman, Brett Gallie, Matthew Griggs, partner at Clifford Chance, Derivatives and Structured Trades, and Bola Onadele. Koko, managing director/CEO, FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange, have all confirmed their attendance at the Swap & Derivatives Workgroup’s Financial Markets Workshop holding in Lagos.

The event, organised by Financial Market Dealers Association of Nigeria (FMDA), will hold at Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos, February 26. It will focus on the theme: ‘Legal Documentation as Driver to introducing New Products and a Healthier Financial Market in Nigeria.’

The association stated that the theme is not only timely and apt, but expected to discuss the standardisation of documentations in Nigeria’s market with the view of boosting the integrity of markets and attract investors’ trust and confidence to the market. The event is expected to commence at 8.30am and end by 2pm.

The opening remarks at the event will be delivered by the chairman, Swaps & Derivatives Workgroup and FMDA president, Samuel Ocheho.

According to FMDA, Gallie and Griggs will be speaking on Market Documentation and the need for Standardisation, while Onadele will speak on the Need for Derivatives in the Nigerian Financial Markets and FMDQ’s plan for product rollout this year.

Partner, Aluko & Oyebode, Olubunmi Fayokun, will be moderating on the topic Transaction Netting in Nigeria – The Way Forward with other renowned panellists, which will also contribute to make the event remarkable among whom are Yinka Edu – partner, Udo Udoma Bello Osagie & Co. and Zeal Akaraiwe, CEO, Graeme Blaque.

The FMDA is an association of licensed deposit money banks operating within the Nigeria financial market, emphasising on regulatory policy engagement/advocacy and professional ethics in the financial markets.