ISDA fosters safe and efficient derivatives markets
International association with more than 925 member institutions from 75 countries
London, Brussels, New York, Washington, DC, Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo
ISDA members fall into three broad categories
ISDA Primary Membership is designed for international and regional banks, insurance companies, diversified financial firms, and energy and commodities firms. It currently includes over 200 large global institutions that deal in derivatives. Every investment, merchant or commercial bank or other corporation, partnership or other business organization that, directly or through an affiliate, as part of its business (whether for its own account or as agent), deals in derivatives shall be eligible for election to membership in the Association as a Primary member, provided that no person or entity participates in derivatives transactions solely for the purpose of risk hedging or asset or liability management.
Members include key components of the derivatives market infrastructure, such as technology solution providers, exchanges, intermediaries, clearing organizations and repositories, as well as law firms, accounting firms and other service providers. Associate Membership provides a forum for industry participants to stay up to date with and influence important developments and initiatives. Any person or entity not eligible for membership in the Association as a Primary Member which provides professional or other similar services to persons eligible to be Primary Members or Subscriber Members (including, without limitation, law firms, accounting firms and consulting firms) shall be eligible for election to membership in the Association as an Associate Member.
Members include corporations, financial institutions, supranationals, government entities, and others that use derivatives to better manage financial risks. Subscriber Membership provides a forum for industry participants to stay up to date with and influence important developments and initiatives. Any person or entity (including, without limitation, end-users) not eligible for membership in the Association as a Primary Member or Associate Member shall be eligible for membership in the Association as a Subscriber.
ISDA continues to rank as one of the largest and most global organizations of its kind, with clients across wide range of industries.
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ISDA provides a comprehensive front-to-back view across products and regions. Through its global network of committees, members and industry experts from around the world collaborate to reach consensus on important industry issues, develop best practices and drive standardization to make the global derivatives markets safer and more efficient.
ISDA drives from a position of leadership, using the holistic product approach: we offer our members capital expertise, documentation/protocol solutions, netting and collateral opinions, accounting issues, risk mitigation, and much more.ISDA’s Year in Review
Contact the relevant ISDA office for more information on becoming a member and the annual dues.