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Swaps, Options and Futures

Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

About This Course

This course introduces you to the basic concepts of the Swaps, Options and Futures markets and how to use Money Market Interest Rate Derivatives to hedge Interest Rate risk.

Course Staff

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Lissa Ann Moris

Lisa started work in the financial markets in 1998, primarily in the treasury dealing rooms at Standard Bank and later Rand Merchant Bank. Specialising in structured derivative products, her main focus was offering foreign exchange derivatives as structured solutions which later broadened into interest rate and commodity derivatives. FX options are her greatest passion. Her workshops are well attended throughout South Africa, Botswana, Kenya and other neighbouring regions.

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Paul Clifton

Paul is a derivatives lawyer with over 12 years’ experience including five years with Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London in their commodity trading division and six years in the corporate and investment banking division at Barclays Africa in Johannesburg. He has advised on and helped structure hundreds of complex derivative transactions across all the relevant asset classes, often on a cross-border basis. He has also advised on derivative transactions involving Mauritian, Kenyan, Ugandan, Zambian and Ghanaian entities and advised Barclays Africa on the launch (secondary listing) of its New Gold Exchange Traded Fund in Ghana and Mauritius.