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Master the Intricacies of the ISDA® Master Agreement

In just 4 weeks, without the overwhelming legal jargon, time-consuming research, or feeling lost in the world of derivatives.
I'm ready, let's do this!
"A must-take course for CEO's, lawyers and general counsels within the banking and finance industry."
"The course explains the ISDA Master Agreement and why it matters, as well as giving an overview of the entire agreement and its key concepts. Students will be provided with a playbook of the most frequently negotiated provisions, an outline of key operational and on-boarding considerations and, finally, practical drafting examples that can be immediately used within their own negotiations. A must-take course for CEO's, lawyers and general counsels within the banking and finance industry."
If you're a financial professional, legal advisor, or risk management specialist looking to comprehensively understand the ISDA® Master Agreement while gaining confidence in your derivative trading decisions, then you already know that navigating this complex territory is paramount to ensuring secure and efficient trades.

Chances are, you're well aware that:

The ISDA® Master Agreement is the gold standard for derivatives trading.
Negotiating these agreements without solid knowledge can cost institutions millions.
Being ahead in understanding means a competitive edge in a tight market.

Congratulations on taking the initiative to seek out expertise. You're exactly where you need to be. Dive in, and let's demystify the complexities together.

I'm ready, let's do this!

By the end of this program, you will have


Decoded the Essential Clauses of the ISDA® Master Agreement

Unlock the power of derivative trades by grasping the key provisions of the agreement. Why does that matter? Being clear on every clause ensures both parties are protected and trades are fair. Imagine walking into negotiations with clear, actionable knowledge, setting the tone for successful transactions.


Mastered the Art of ISDA® Master Agreement Negotiation

Dive into "The ISDALab™" to seamlessly navigate ISDA® agreements and collateral arrangements. This concise, step-by-step guide, drawn from over a decade of industry experience, equips you with the knowledge and tools to mitigate credit risk and conduct smooth, trustworthy trades. Gain insights into the structure and crucial elements of ISDA, with real-world examples and strategies, empowering you to lead discussions and protect your organization's assets confidently, all at your own pace and comfort. "The ISDA Lab" is your ultimate resource for mastering and confidently negotiating all things ISDA.


Unlocked the Schedule to the 2002 ISDA® Master Agreement

Make informed decisions during critical moments. Why does that matter? Knowing how to handle defaults can save huge sums and maintain the institution's reputation. Picture yourself confidently guiding your team through challenges, turning potential crises into manageable situations.


Built an In-depth Understanding of the Schedule

Dive deep into the customizations possible within the ISDA®. Why is this significant? Customizing agreements to suit specific strategies ensures flexibility and adaptability. Imagine tailoring every agreement perfectly, ensuring both parties walk away satisfied.


Engaged in Hands-on Simulations and Live Q&A Sessions

Apply what you've learned in real-world scenarios. Why does this count? Theory is only as good as its practical application. Visualize yourself transitioning from learning to execution flawlessly, elevating your career trajectory in the process.
Embark on a transformative journey to master the ISDA® Master Agreement. With expert guidance, comprehensive modules, and interactive sessions, we ensure you'll be an adept professional in the world of derivatives trading.

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What’s Inside The ISDALab™ Course?

Module 1

Building Your ISDA® Foundation

Dive deep into the roots of ISDA®, unraveling its core functions, defining features, and the critical role it plays in the financial world. Explore the intricate mechanisms like close-out netting and the weight of legal opinions. Grasp a holistic understanding of ISDA®'s documentation architecture, paving the way for an enriched perspective on ISDA's realm.

Module Highlights:

Core Concepts: An exploration of ISDA®'s inception, functionalities, and the value it offers.
Close-out Netting Mechanism: Delve into its intricacies and discover why it's foundational to the ISDA® structure.
Documentation Architecture: An overview of the blueprint that constructs the ISDA®, offering clarity and direction.

Module 2

Understanding the 2002 ISDA® Documentation

Embark on a journey through the 2002 ISDA® documentation, appreciating its framework section by section. Equip yourself with the knowledge differentiating the 1992 and 2002 versions, and gain insights into the decision-making process of which version best fits your needs. This module prepares you for upcoming ISDA® negotiations with confidence and clarity.

Module Highlights:

2002 ISDA® Deep Dive: A comprehensive section-by-section review, illuminating its integral components.
Comparative Insights: Discerning the main distinctions between the 1992 and 2002 versions.
Informed Decision Making: Acquiring the aptitude to select the version that aligns best with your needs.

Module 3

Unlocking the Schedule to the 2002 ISDA® Master Agreement

Navigate the sophisticated structure of the ISDA® Schedule, comprehending its primary elections and discerning the typical amendments made by involved parties. This module enables you to view the ISDA® Schedule through the insightful lens of the ISDA® pre-print, enhancing your interpretative skills.

Module Highlights:

Schedule Blueprint: A detailed breakdown of the ISDA® Schedule's construction and its pivotal elements.
Elections & Amendments: Grasping the chief choices and frequent modifications, enriching your understanding.
The Lens of Pre-print: A transformative perspective that reshapes how you interpret the ISDA® Schedule.

Module 4

Negotiating the 2002 ISDA Schedule – My Industry Secrets

Equip yourself with the quintessential skills for ISDA® Schedule negotiations. This module imparts knowledge on the most commonly negotiated provisions, intertwined with real-world examples of typical amendments. With a particular focus on termination events, derive invaluable drafting tips and strategies to ensure every negotiation culminates as a triumphant tale.

Module Highlights:

Negotiation Essentials: A deep dive into frequently negotiated provisions, elucidating their importance.
Real-World Examples: Practical illustrations of commonly requested amendments, offering clarity and context.
Drafting Mastery: Acquire top-tier drafting techniques and strategies to transform negotiations into success stories.

When you enroll during this special, limited-time period, you'll get:

ISDALab ™ ($1499 value)
Bonus #1: 4 Live Q&A Sessions with Edyta ($999 value)
Bonus #2: The End to End Behind the Scenes of ISDA® Negotiations Masterclass ($199 Value)
Bonus #3: Becoming a Derivatives Negotiator Masterclass ($199 Value)

Total $2896

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4 Comprehensive Modules

Immerse yourself in an enlightening journey specifically designed to ensure that by the end of this course, you're fully equipped to leverage the intricacies of ISDA® to your advantage.

Mastery Over ISDA® Fundamentals:

After delving into the foundational principles of ISDA®, you'll emerge with an unshakable understanding, turning you into the beacon of confidence in any ISDA®-centric discussion. This isn't just about knowledge; it's about empowerment, enabling you to become an indispensable asset to your organization.

Detailed Knowledge of the 2002 ISDA® Documentation

Navigate the waters of the 2002 ISDA® documentation with unparalleled clarity, distinguishing its unique features and understanding its contrasts with the 1992 version. This deep insight will transform you into the sought-after expert, bringing clarity and streamlining processes in every meeting, negotiation, and decision-making session.

Proficiency in ISDA® Schedule Architecture

With a profound grasp on the ISDA® Schedule's structure, from its core elections to the most common amendments, you'll find yourself cutting down the hours spent trying to decipher its complexities. This newfound expertise will make you an essential cog in the machinery, driving efficiency in operations and timely project completions.

Elite Negotiation Skills with My Proven Playbook

Elevate your negotiation prowess with time-tested strategies and practical examples. Each negotiation becomes a potential success story waiting to unfold. As you master the art of negotiation, you'll eagerly anticipate each opportunity, knowing you have the ace up your sleeve to ensure the best outcomes for your organization.
We firmly believe in the transformational value of "The ISDALab™ Course," so much so that we offer a unique guarantee. You’ll have the chance to explore the course materials and engage with the first two modules that drop in the initial week, allowing you to start your journey toward mastering ISDA® intricacies and honing your negotiation skills.

If, after a dedicated week of learning, you feel the course hasn't offered value or isn’t leading to improved skills in handling ISDA®-related tasks, we’ve got you covered. Simply contact our support team with your completed coursework, and we'll promptly process your refund, no questions asked. We promise more than just a course; we commit to guiding you through a transformative journey.

Still Contemplating Your Decision?

"The ISDALab™" is Perfect for You If You Are...

The Ambitious Beginner: The person who's just embarking on their journey in the financial or legal sector and is committed to getting a robust foundation right from the start. You want to ensure your foundational knowledge about ISDA® is strong and accurate.
The Determined Troubleshooter: The individual who has grappled with ISDA® negotiations, perhaps faced challenges or made mistakes in the past. You are now resolved to rectify those errors and want a definitive guide to ensure you never stumble on the same issues again.
The Dedicated Professional: Someone seeking a tool or resource that not only informs but also empowers. With "The ISDALab™," you get exclusive insights, real-world examples, and actionable negotiation tips that you won't find elsewhere, positioning you to use your newfound knowledge effectively in real-world scenarios.
The Committed Learner: Possessing a trait of persistence and the willingness to delve deep. You believe that with the right guidance, putting in consistent effort will yield unparalleled results. Your commitment to mastering the intricacies of ISDA® is unwavering.
The Proactive Striver: Already dedicating substantial time each week, maybe investing 4 or more hours, in understanding financial agreements, but feeling like there's more to grasp. Your actions show your determination, and now you need the right resource to direct that energy efficiently.
The Concerned Enthusiast: Driven by a specific apprehension or concern related to ISDA® negotiations that has perhaps held you back or caused unease. The comprehensive nature of "The ISDALab™" directly addresses your concerns, offering clarity and confidence in return.
The Eager Achiever: You're well aware of the value that understanding and mastering the ISDA® Master Agreements can bring. Not just in terms of knowledge, but in real-world negotiation successes and career advancements. You're not just excited but are fully prepared to take all necessary actions to achieve these quick, significant wins.

I can’t wait for you to join "The ISDALab™"

When I first embarked on my journey in the financial services industry, I was both awed and often overwhelmed by the intricacies of the ISDA® Master Agreements. The more I delved into it, the clearer it became that there was a massive gap in accessible, comprehensive education on the subject. "The ISDALab™" was born out of my own struggles, triumphs, and over 15 years of hands-on experience. This course is more than just lessons; it's my passion and commitment to ensuring that no one has to feel lost or unsupported in their ISDA® journey. It transformed my career, empowered me with confidence and negotiation prowess, and I created this to offer you the same transformative experience.
hether you're just stepping into the world of ISDA®, looking to solidify your existing knowledge, or hoping to turn around previous challenges, you're in the right place. "The ISDALab™" is tailored for everyone from fresh graduates to seasoned professionals in the financial services industry.

Remember, diving into "The ISDALab™" is a risk-free endeavor. I stand by the value and the transformative power of the content within. So, take this step with confidence, and let's embark on this enlightening journey together.

Warm regards,

Why "The ISDALab™" and Not Another Course Out There?

In a world flooded with courses and trainings, you might be wondering: Why "The ISDALab™"? What makes it stand out in the crowded marketplace? The answer lies in its unique origin, structure, and transformative power.

Hands-On Experience

Unlike many other courses that merely scratch the surface, "The ISDALab™" has been designed from over 15 years of real-world, hands-on experience. This isn’t theoretical knowledge from a book – it's lessons from the trenches, from managing international teams at Credit Suisse to leading lawyers at Man Group in London.

Holistic Approach

Most courses focus solely on the structure of ISDA® agreements. But "The ISDALab™" goes beyond that. It delves deep into the negotiation aspect, providing you with real examples, drafting modifications, and invaluable negotiation tips. Think of it as an end-to-end guide, covering everything from understanding ISDA®'s core to mastering the art of negotiation.

Personal Passion & Commitment

I didn’t create this course just to fill a gap in the market. I created it because I deeply believe in its transformative power. It’s a reflection of my passion for the field and my commitment to empowering others with the knowledge that took me years to acquire.

Interactive & Flexible Learning

Recognizing that everyone learns differently, "The ISDALab™" offers short, digestible lessons. You can choose your pace and consume content when and how you want it. This flexibility ensures that learning isn't a chore but a delightful experience.

Unbeatable Value

Given the depth and breadth of the content, and the real-world insights you're receiving, "The ISDALab™" offers unmatched value. But don't just take my word for it – compare it with anything out there, and you'll see the difference.

Exclusive Community

By joining "The ISDALab™", you aren’t just accessing a course; you're entering an exclusive community of like-minded professionals. This network can be an invaluable resource for collaboration, growth, and continuous learning.

Risk-Free Exploration

Last but not least, your journey with "The ISDALab™" is entirely risk-free. If the course doesn’t live up to its promise, there’s a clear and hassle-free refund process in place.

So, the question isn't why "The ISDALab™", but rather, why would you choose anything else?

You deserve to be part of "The ISDALab™" because everyone, regardless of their starting point, should have access to top-tier education and resources. Your ambition and drive to excel in the financial world should be met with the best tools and guidance available. By joining this course, you're not just learning; you're claiming your rightful place in a community of go-getters and industry leaders. Elevate your potential and seize the education you truly deserve.

By the end of The ISDALab™, you will have...

Mastered the Fundamentals of ISDA®
Understanding not just its intricacies, but also its real-world applications and the reasoning behind its creation, ensuring you're not just memorizing, but truly grasping the core concepts.
Deciphered the Architecture of the ISDA® Schedule
Seeing through the maze of provisions and making informed elections, ensuring that your counterparties understand your perspective clearly.
Integrated Real-World Scenarios into Your Learning
With practical examples and drafting modifications, you'll move beyond theory, ensuring that you're prepared for real-world applications and not just classroom scenarios.

Designed Your Personal ISDA® Strategy
With negotiation tips and in-depth knowledge, you'll not just learn but also strategize, ensuring that each interaction you have concerning ISDA® is rooted in confidence and expertise.
Navigated the Complexities of the 2002 ISDA® Documentation
Distinguishing between different versions and confidently selecting the one best suited for specific situations, removing any uncertainty from your decisions.
Exercised Practical Negotiation Skills
By diving deep into the most frequently discussed provisions, you'll not only know what to expect but how to strategically approach negotiations, even if you've been hesitant about such interactions in the past.
Formulated a Holistic View of ISDA®
By understanding both its detailed components and its broader place in the financial industry, ensuring you have both the specific knowledge and the big-picture insights to excel in your career.
"A must-take course for CEO's, lawyers and general counsels within the banking and finance industry."
"The course explains the ISDA Master Agreement and why it matters, as well as giving an overview of the entire agreement and its key concepts. Students will be provided with a playbook of the most frequently negotiated provisions, an outline of key operational and on-boarding considerations and, finally, practical drafting examples that can be immediately used within their own negotiations. A must-take course for CEO's, lawyers and general counsels within the banking and finance industry."

When you enroll during this special, limited-time period, you'll get:

ISDALab™ ($999 value)
Bonus #1: 4 Live Q&A Sessions with Edyta ($999 value)
Bonus #2: The End to End Behind the Scenes of ISDA® Negotiations Masterclass ($199 Value)
Bonus #3: Becoming a Derivatives Negotiator Masterclass ($199 Value)

Total $2896

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