Fundamentals of FX Derivative Products

Price category: B
Date: See Agenda
Location: Amsterdam
Duration: 1 Day
Time: 09:00 - 17:00
Language: NL / EN
Lecturer(s): Bob Emanuels & Charley Klop
PE points:  7


This fundamental 1-day course will give delegates a practical overview of FX Derivatives. Workshop sessions coupled with case studies will be held during the course to create a better understanding of the instruments. This course provides practical training and interactive learning on how derivatives work and is employed within strategies, to increase the interaction between front, middle and back-office staff and to improve confidence.

Learning objectives:

After the course delegates are able to

  • Identify the mechanics of FX Derivatives
  • Understand the high level life cycle of FX derivatives for people who need to get derivatives into context for their position
  • At the end of the course you will understand how FX derivatives relate to their underlying FX cash market
  • To provide a good understanding of derivatives to participants with little experience or knowledge in this subject matter

Target group:

  • Treasury Professionals
  • Relationship Bankers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Corporate Treasurers
  • Financial Directors
  • Back and middle-office professionals
  • Hedge Fund Managers
  • Private Bankers
  • Market Risk Managers
  • Legal and Compliance Officers
  • Advisors
  • Financial Consultants
  • Regulators
  • Newcomers to the wholesale banking and investment banking industry


  • Essentials, Terminology and Valuation of FX Derivatives FX forwards & FX Options Markets
  • Counterparty & Operational Risks
  • ISDA, CVA, CSA, Market Conventions
  • Hedging, Trading and Yield Enhancement
  • Directional and non-directional strategies
  • Price quotation, settlement and execution
  • OTC versus Exchange traded Derivatives
  • Clearing and settlement of Derivatives
  • Lifecycle of a swap
  • Centralized clearing
  • Initial & Variation Margin
  • Impact of EMIR, CCP, Trade repositories


  • The participants will receive an (English) written handout
  • The course will be supported by a Power Point presentation
  • At the end of the course the participants will be given a certificate of completion.


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