This post was also written by Georgia Quenby.

The EMEA Determinations Committee of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) met on Friday last week (9 March) to discuss the Greek debt swap deal and to determine whether the deal amounts to a “Restructuring Credit Event”, thus triggering settlement under credit default swaps (CDS) referencing the Greek sovereign. The Determinations Committee decided that a “Restructuring Credit Event” has occurred.

For a more detailed analysis, please click here to read the issued client alert.