It has 815 members from 58 countries including global, international and regional banks, asset managers, energy and commodities firms, government and supranational entities, insurers and diversified financial institutions, corporations, law firms, exchanges, clearinghouse and other service providers.
The Key areas of ISDA are
* Reducing counterparty risk
* Increasing the Transparency
* Improve the OTC operational infrastructure.
The details are provided on the ISDA Brochure
ISDA came under criticism in 2012 on its decision that based on evidence the Greek bailout would not prompt payments on the (CDS) credit default swaps.
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