International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA)

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Lobbying costs:

WARNING: As this organisation lists one or more EP accredited lobbyists, it is highly improbable that its lobbying costs are lower than €10,000.

WARNING: The lobbying costs declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.

2,000,000€ - 2,249,999€

Financial year: 01/01/2018 - 01/12/2018

Lobbyists declared: 6 FTE (6)

WARNING: The number of full time equivalent lobbyists declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.


Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 3


Meetings with European Commission: 10

Lobbying costs over the years:


International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA)

Registration on EU Transparency Register

46643241096-93 (First registered: 08 Feb 2009)

Goals / Remit

Since its founding in 1985, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association has worked to make over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives markets safe and efficient.

ISDA’s pioneering work in developing the ISDA Master Agreement and a wide range of related documentation materials, and in ensuring the enforceability of their netting and collateral provisions, has helped to significantly reduce credit and legal risk. The Association has been a leader in promoting sound risk management practices and processes, and engages constructively with policymakers and legislators around the world to advance the understanding and treatment of derivatives as a risk management tool.

Today, the Association has more than 925 members from 75 countries on six continents. These members include a broad range of OTC derivatives market participants: global, international and regional banks, asset managers, energy and commodities firms, government and supranational entities, insurers and diversified f (...)


Financial legislation, e.g. MiFID, European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR), Capital rules, Banking Structural Reform, CCP Recovery and Resolution, Benchmarks and so on and all their implementing acts (delegated acts, technical standards), Brexit.


Head office:
10 East 53rd Street 16th floor 16th floor
New York 10022
United States

Tel: 001 2129016000

Belgium office:
ISDA 2nd floor 2nd floor
Brussels 1000,

Tel: 32 28088013