May 30, 2018 - LIBOR may well go away after the end of 2021 – and the $4.3 trillion U.S. syndicated loan market and the $500 billion CLO market must get ready. But there is considerable confusion about why LIBOR may end, what may replace it and what market participants should be doing to prepare. To help clear up the confusion, the LSTA has developed a series of Frequently Asked Questions (and answers). We will be updating this information during the coming months and years.  You can find the LIBOR FAQs here.

The LSTA is a member of the Alternative Reference Rates Committee (ARRC) and co-chairs the business loans and CLOs working group. LSTA LIBOR team leaders are Meredith Coffey ( for policy, Tess Virmani ( for documentation and Ellen Hefferan ( for accounting and operations. For more information, please contact

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