NY Fed's vice president urges industry to move faster on Libor transition
Banking

NY Fed's vice president urges industry to move faster on Libor transition

7d | By Jeremy Chan, Journalist

NY Fed's vice president urges industry to move fas...

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s vice president called upon the financial sector to focus squarely on the 2021 deadline as the endgame for...

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Buoyed by ARRC’s stamp of approval, term Sofr rates may bypass much of the market’s need for CSRs
Banking

Buoyed by ARRC’s stamp of approval, term Sofr rates may bypass much of the market’s need for CSRs

4w | By Jeremy Chan and Anna Brunetti

Buoyed by ARRC’s stamp of approval, term Sofr rate...

The term Sofr rate recently endorsed by the US Alternate Reference Rate Committee (ARRC) – a private working group commissioned by the Federal R...

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Bloomberg confident in soundness of BSBY as regulators turn up the heat on credit-sensitive rates
Banking

Bloomberg confident in soundness of BSBY as regulators turn up the heat on credit-sensitive rates

3m | By Jeremy Chan, Journalist

Bloomberg confident in soundness of BSBY as regula...

Slow transition to RFRs for USD causing concern as regulators warn market away from alternate rates Read More...

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Technology needed to address Sonia complexities
Treasury

Technology needed to address Sonia complexities

4m | Salmon Software Limited

Technology needed to address Sonia complexities

"If you’re taking a new loan or swap and tying it to Libor for the remainder of this period, to me that would be short sighted." Read More...

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Traders keep eye on Libor transition
Trading & brokering

Traders keep eye on Libor transition

1y | By Emma Olsson, Reporter

Traders keep eye on Libor transition

Derivatives traders are on track to adopt new benchmark fallbacks ahead of the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) transition, with the pandemic bea...

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Capital markets IT transformation: why now?
Banking

Capital markets IT transformation: why now?

1y | By Louis-Thomas Nessi, Head of presales

Capital markets IT transformation: why now?

In recent weeks, capital markets have been thrown into turmoil by the coronavirus outbreak, turmoil that will likely continue to impact capital market...

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Report: The Libor system detour
Banking

Report: The Libor system detour

2y | By Rebekah Tunstead, Reporter

Report: The Libor system detour

Banks are creating detours in their core systems to be able to calculate the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (Sofr) rather than trying to replace the...

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Four themes to get right in 2020: Libor, SFTR, cyber security and market equivalence
Banking

Four themes to get right in 2020: Libor, SFTR, cyber security and market equivalence

2y | By David Woolcock, Member of the BIS Market Participants Group

Four themes to get right in 2020: Libor, SFTR, cyb...

As is traditional this time of year, our good intentions of new year resolutions fade to what we might expect to be dominant themes in 2020, and it ha...

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(L)ibor reform: How will it affect bank treasury functions?
Insurance

(L)ibor reform: How will it affect bank treasury functions?

2y | SimCorp

(L)ibor reform: How will it affect bank treasury f...

Regulators are increasingly interested in industry progress and bank treasury readiness for the (L)ibor reform. In this  article, EY and Sim...

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Libor fallback language management causing unrest
Banking

Libor fallback language management causing unrest

2y | By Michael McCaw, Editor

Libor fallback language management causing unrest

The negotiation of bespoke fallback clauses as firms weave their way through the transition from Libor presents a huge task, despite work by regulator...

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Report: Asset managers hesitate with Libor transition
Asset management

Report: Asset managers hesitate with Libor transition

2y | By Rebekah Tunstead, Reporter

Report: Asset managers hesitate with Libor transit...

While asset managers may wait for their counterparty banks to navigate them through the transition away from the London Inter-bank Offered Rate (Libor...

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Firms yet to grasp legal tech in Libor transition
Insurance

Firms yet to grasp legal tech in Libor transition

2y | By Rebekah Tunstead, Reporter

Firms yet to grasp legal tech in Libor transition

A lack in resources due to pressure from upcoming regulations, and failure by regulators and associations to come to a consensus on how to navigate th...

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The demise of Libor: what next?
Banking

The demise of Libor: what next?

3y | Calypso Technology Inc.

The demise of Libor: what next?

Quoted daily for each of the main currencies across multiple tenors (1m, 3m, 6m, 12m), Libor represents the rate for which one bank would lend money t...

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Libor Sonia transition “doesn’t need to be painful”
Banking

Libor Sonia transition “doesn’t need to be painful”

3y | Salmon Software Limited

Libor Sonia transition “doesn’t need to be painful...

Although firms have become wary of risks and significant costs as they begin to prepare for the transition from the London Interbank Offered Rate (Lib...

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Libor alternatives (and the concerns they raise)
Asset management

Libor alternatives (and the concerns they raise)

3y | By Edwin Boadu, Reporter

Libor alternatives (and the concerns they raise)

Dubbed “bigger than Brexit” by the Deutsche Bank treasurer, the shift away from the Libor benchmark is unprecedented. Ever since evidence ...

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Getting ready for the transition from Libor to alternative reference rates
Banking

Getting ready for the transition from Libor to alternative reference rates

3y | Wipro

Getting ready for the transition from Libor to alt...

Libor, the interest rate that reflects the general cost of unsecured borrowings by large banks, is the world’s most widely used benchmark rate. ...

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‘Greedy’ City trader on trial for Libor rigging
Banking

‘Greedy’ City trader on trial for Libor rigging

6y | By Nicole Miskelly, Editor

‘Greedy’ City trader on trial for Libor rigging

Former City trader Tom Hayes, 35, was called “greedy” and accused of acting in a “thoroughly dishonest and manipulative manner&rdquo...

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