Interest rate risk derivatives and swaps

  • Treasury and capital markets risk
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Key reasons to attend:
  • Learn the key concepts that govern effective derivative risk management 
  • Examine interest rate risk derivatives and types of swap trading  
  • Explore best practice procedures for documentation

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About the course

Enhance your knowledge of effective derivative risk management and interest rate instruments through this interactive learning event.  

Led by a subject matter expert, participants will deep dive into the fundamentals of derivatives and explore best practices when hedging, pricing and documenting these trades. Focusing on topics such as cross-currency swaps, valuation adjustments and future contracts, participants will understand how to appropriately identify and mitigate problems associated with each and discuss pricing. 

Sessions will explore derivatives risks in different areas of risk management, such as credit and liquidity risk while also analysing various real-life examples. Participants will build the necessary skills and techniques for successful risk management of derivatives within your organisation.  

Pricing options:

  • Early-bird rate: save up to $800 per person by booking in advance (refer to the booking section for the deadline)
  • 3-for-2 rate: save over $2,000 by booking a group of three attendees (applicable to this course)
  • Subscriber reward: save 30% off the standard rate if you are a subscriber (use code SUB30)
  • Season tickets: save over $1,000 per person by booking 10 or more tickets (available on selection of courses)

*The 30% subscriber reward discount is applicable only to current subscribers. If this criteria is not met, we reserve the right to cancel the booking and issue an invoice for the correct rate. Discounts cannot be applied to already registered participants.

Learning objectives

  • Distinguish different types of derivatives and their importance
  • Address the challenges related to derivates risk
  • Evaluate adjustments on valuation adjustments – known collectively as XVAs
  • Hedge and price future contracts
  • Define uses for different types of option contracts

Who should attend

Relevant departments may include but are not limited to:  

  • Risk management 
  • Regulation 
  • Asset-liability management 
  • Liquidity 
  • Balance sheet management 
  • Interest rate risk 
  • Treasury 
  • Foreign exchange 
  • Derivatives 


April 23–25, 2024

Live online. Timezones: Emea/Americas


  • Introduction to derivatives
  • Introduction to interest rate instruments
  • Forward contracts
  • Futures contracts
  • Options contracts
  • Swaps contracts: interest rate, foreign exchange and credit default
  • Derivatives risk
  • Documentation and climate risks

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Dr Gary Wayne van Vuuren

Risk Reward


This course is CPD (Continued Professional Development) accredited. One credit is awarded for every hour of learning at the event.

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April 23–25, 2024

Online, Emea/Americas


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