New variation margin rules will take effect for uncleared derivatives with all financial counterparties as of March 1, 2017. As hedge funds and other market participants in the buy-side community gear up to tackle the project, they must pay attention to the substantive terms of the new margin rules and the ways in which the new terms are implemented. While it is abundantly clear that market participants will have to enter into new documentation, there are different paths to take and choices to make along the way.
In this client alert, RK&O attorney Seth Zaben examines the new margin rules and what action is required from the buy-side.
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