LIBOR, “the world’s most important number”, is likely to cease after 2021. This presents significant—but hopefully surmountable—challenges. We discuss the LIBOR problem, timeline and potential shorter- and longer-term solutions. We discuss the LIBOR problem, timeline and potential shorter- and longer-term solutions.
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Most U.S. lenders and borrowers realize that LIBOR is likely to end sometime after 2021. However, they are less familiar with SOFR, the Secured Overnight Financing Rate, which will be the fallback for U.S. dollar derivatives and likely will be the fallback for cash products. Thus, lenders are keenly interested in seeing what SOFR actually looks like. To tackle that […]
This presentation was done at a recent LIBOR Roundtable co-hosted with Cadwalader, we discussed six steps to leaving your LIBOR.
LSTA’s Executive Director, Lee Shaiman, submitted a column to Creditflux. The column addresses the CLO-CDO comparisons that we have seen in abundance in the financial press in recent months.
The LSTA is a member of the Alternative Reference Rates Committee (“ARRC”), the U.S. body charged with the transition from LIBOR to a successor rate. The LSTA also co-chairs the ARRC’s Business Loans Working Group (“BLWG”), which developed LIBOR Fallback Language for Syndicated Loans, and the BLWG’s Operations Sub-Group. Attached is the FAQ on the […]
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