Authorised Firm must determine the maturity of the underlying Exposure and the maturity of the Credit Risk mitigant conservatively. The residual maturity of the underlying Exposure must be gauged as the longest possible remaining time before the Counterparty is scheduled to fulfil its obligation, taking into account any applicable grace period.
(2) In the case of
Credit Risk mitigant, embedded options which may reduce the term of the credit protection must be taken into account so that the shortest possible residual maturity is used. Where a call is at the discretion of the protection seller, the residual maturity will be at the first call date. If the call is at the discretion of the Authorised Firm but the terms of the arrangement at origination of the Credit Derivative contain a positive incentive for the Authorised Firm to call the transaction before contractual maturity, the remaining time to the first call date will be deemed to be the residual maturity.
Derived from RM111/2012 (Made 15th October 2012). [VER20/12-12]