While the majority of sustainable finance activity has been on the equities side, the fixed income markets have also seen the development of green and sustainability linked products. On the loans side, the US loan market saw its first green loans and sustainability linked loans in 2018. To find out more, download this publication.
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.
Are broadly syndicated term loans securities for the purposes of federal and state securities laws? That critical question, which has been percolating around the loan market for decades, is the subject of an amicus brief that the LSTA recently filed in a federal district court in New York. The LSTA argues that they are not […]
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 […]
Related FAQs on capital charges relating to investments in securitizations.
Frequently Asked Questions on LIBOR
Most frequently asked questions and answers on the new delayed compensation
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Membership in the LSTA offers numerous benefits and opportunities. Chief among them is the opportunity to participate in the decision making process that ultimately establishes loan market standards, develops market practices, and influences the market’s direction.