international swaps and derivatives association

The Definitions aim to support the safe and efficient development of the digital asset derivatives market through consistent contractual standards.

By Yvette D. ValdezThomas Vogel, Naffie Lamin, Tiiu Lemsalu, and Deric Behar

On January 26, 2023, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) published version 1.0 of the long-awaited ISDA Digital Asset Derivatives Definitions (the Definitions), intended to create “an unambiguous contractual framework for digital asset derivatives under the umbrella of the ISDA Master