The FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange and the Financial Market Dealers Association (FMDA) have partnered to promote the forthcoming FMDA conference on derivatives market holding next week in Lagos.
The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) Africa Chairman, Mr. Brett Gallie, Partner at Clifford Chance, Derivatives and Structured Trades, Mr. Matthew Grigg and Managing Director/CEO, FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange, Mr. Bola Onadele (Koko) have all confirmed their attendance at the Swaps & Derivatives Workgroup’s Financial Markets Workshop holding in Lagos.
The event, organised by the Swaps and Derivatives WorkGroup of the Financial Market Dealers Association of Nigeria (FMDA) will hold at the prestigious Lagos Continental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos ?on Tuesday, March 19?. 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 standardization 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 2.00pm?.
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 Grigg will be speaking on Market Documentation and the need for Standardization while Onadele will speak on the Need for Derivatives in the Nigerian Financial Markets and FMDQ’s plan for product roll-out this year.
Partner, Aluko & Oyebode Mrs. Olubunmi Fayokun will be moderating on the topic Transaction Netting in Nigeria – The Way Forward with other renowned panelists which will also contribute to make the event remarkable among whom are Mrs. Yinka Edu – Partner, Udo Udoma Bello Osagie & Co and Mr. Zeal Akaraiwe, CEO, Graeme Blaque.