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The syndicated loan market would really like an IOSCO-compliant Forward Looking Term SOFR to develop. If such a rate developed, it would solve several problems inherent in SOFR.
This week, we revise our LIBOR deadline from 12/31/21 to 3Q20. (Well, technically, that was the FCA…and just for Stg LIBOR.) We review the secondary trading market in October (and hint toward November) and recap the latest on ESG and ratings. Finally, we remind you that we are now offering members a weekly LIBOR Q&A […]
Readers may be forgiven for having thought that the deadline to switch away from LIBOR was December 31, 2021. In fact, for some jurisdictions, it is more than a year earlier.
This week we recap our latest LIBOR webcast, tell you about our new weekly LIBOR Q&A call, recap this week’s visit to Tel Aviv, and kindly remind you to treat Thanksgiving as a loan market holiday. Hope you have a crazy pre-Thanksgiving weekend.
On Thursday, some 600 members attended the LSTA’s “The End of LIBOR: The Big Picture” webcast, a reference presentation intended help folks quickly come up to speed on i) Why LIBOR is ending, ii) what is the anticipated replacement rate (SOFR), what are its variants and how do they behave, iii) status and key steps for replacing LIBOR loans with SOFR loans and iv) key resources. Our next LIBOR webcast – “Demystifying the LSTA’s SOFR Concept Credit Agreement” – will take place on December 3rd.
The End of LIBOR: Understanding the Big Picture Webcast Replay. The replay will be available until November 15, 2020.
LIBOR is very likely to end shortly after the end of 2021. But why is it ending, what will replace it…and what should loan market participants do to prepare? The End of LIBOR: Understanding the Big Picture Presentation presented on Thursday, November 14, 2019 by Meredith Coffey, LSTA EVP – Research and Public Policy; Alternative […]
According to CME, there have been over $300 billion of SOFR floating rate issuances through October 2019. While material, that’s kind of old news. The new news? That SOFR bilateral loans are beginning to appear publicly.
LSTA Webinar on Demystifying the LSTA’s SOFR Concept Credit Agreement presented by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP. To get more insight open to see the presentation and replay which is available to our Members.
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