This article called The Loan Market, Blockchain, and Smart Contracts: The Potential For Transformative Change provides a brief description of the loan market and its participants to put our conversation in context, sets out the basics of blockchain technology, reviews the concept of “smart contracts”, and examines how the primary and secondary loan markets can benefit […]
In observance of Thanksgiving Day, the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA) recommends treating Thursday, November 28, 2019 as a loan market holiday for purposes of calculating delayed compensation under the LSTA standard forms of trade confirmation.
This spreadsheet is for the week ending November 15, 2019
This week, we start off with a SOFR loan spotting (yes, Virginia, there is a SOFR loan!). We move on to another rising loan type: Sustainability linked loans – what they are, how they are measured and how their volumes are changing. We also dip into the markets, checking in on how loan terms and […]
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 […]
Current Issues and Future Trends in Renewable Energy Offtake Agreements and Project Finance Webcast Replay. The replay will be available until November 12, 2020.
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