This introductory level course provides an overview on how the repo market is structured, the key players and key regulation and is ideal for those wanting a foundation-level overview of this topic.
By completing the course you will be able to:
- Identify the different types of repo
- Recognise how repo is used in the market
- Identify the key participants in repo market
- Identify different methodologies of pricing repo
- Identify different types of collateral that is used
- Recognise different risks to counterparties
Who should attend?
This course is designed people with an interest in understanding the fundamental characteristics of the repo and collateral markets and personnel new to the field who wish to gain a broader view of the subject.
The exam consists of 50 multiple choice questions of which candidates must answer a minimum of 30 questions correctly, with a score of 45 or more earning a distinction.
You will have six months in which to study the material, book and complete an online, fully invigilated exam. The exam is hosted on our online learning platform and invigilated by a live proctor via the camera and microphone on your computer. This allows you to choose a time and place of your convenience to take the exam, while guaranteeing secure exam conditions.
Certification and Programme Recognition
This course is certified by ICMA and accredited by CPD® Certification Service.
ICMA recommends that 20 learning hours can be associated with this course, based on attended/undertaken hours of study required to successfully complete the learning outcomes.
A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to those who successfully pass the final exam of this course – see Assessment section for more details.
ICMA is a member of the CPD® Certification Service and approved by the Securities & Futures Commission of Hong Kong as provider of Continuous Professional Training (CPT).
Please note that your course certificate of attendance or completion should be sufficient to satisfy any professional development requirements – if you require further evidence, please contact us at email@example.com.
Section 1 – The Repo Market
- Definition of repo
- The Repo Market
- The Repo Market: Agents and Clearing
Section 2 – Trading
- Who uses Repo
- Repo Variants
- More Repo Variants
Section 3 - Life cycle events
- Matching and Settlement
- Corporate Events
Section 4 - Legal Agreements
- The GMRA
- The Annexes
Section 5 – Accounting and Regulations
- Accounting Treatment of Repo
- Leverage ratio, RWA, NSFR
- SFTR, CSDR
ICMA courses are delivered via video conferencing accessed on our digital learning platform, using the most effective pedagogical approaches and incorporating interactive functions like virtual breakout rooms.
The Introduction to Repo live sessions are delivered in four 3.5 hour sessions over the course of two weeks. You will be given access to the course materials before the live sessions, and will have access to those for a total of six months from the first live session. During these six months you will have the option to keep working through the course materials at your own pace.
Livestreamed course fees
Members: EUR 1,850 + VAT (if applicable)
Non-members: EUR 2,390 + VAT (if applicable)
For security reasons, delegates who have not registered in advance will not be admitted to the live sessions.
- All payments must be made in Euro.
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