LIBOR Transition

Insights from Chatham Financial on the market's eventual LIBOR transition to alternative rates

  • Corporate Borrowers Must Engage More in SOFR Phase-In

    Corporate Borrowers Must Engage More in SOFR Phase-In

    Corporate borrowers are running out of time to weigh in on SOFR as the benchmark rate to replace LIBOR.

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  • LIBOR Fallbacks a Low Priority for Most Bond Investors

    LIBOR Fallbacks a Low Priority for Most Bond Investors

    LIBOR-backed securities, sold with poor fallback language to apply if LIBOR ceases in 2021, require investors to familiarize themselves with fallback provisions.

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  • How FASB can help hedge accountants weather the LIBOR transition

    How FASB can help hedge accountants weather the LIBOR transition

    Rob Anderson, product manager at Chatham Financial, discusses the FASB guidance and time required to transition from LIBOR to another benchmark rate.

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  • Semi-Annual Market Update

    Semi-Annual Market Update

    In this installment of Chatham’s semi-annual market update webinar series, we will examine current market conditions, drivers, and indicators, as well as communications from the Fed, and more.

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  • FASB carefully crafts transition guidance for SOFR

    FASB carefully crafts transition guidance for SOFR

    Rob Anderson, director in Chatham Financial’s hedge accounting practice, discusses FASB’s guidance on the transition to SOFR.

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  • LIBOR Transition: Replacements Begin Addressing Cash Products

    LIBOR Transition: Replacements Begin Addressing Cash Products

    Eric Juzenas discusses the possibility of variations to ARRC’s fallback language, but says it will be used as a starting point for most dealers and lenders updating their documentation.

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  • Preparing for the IBOR Transition: Steps End Users Need to Consider4:14

    Preparing for the IBOR Transition: Steps End Users Need to Consider

    The IBORs – the Interbank Offered Rates – are in danger of degrading or disappearing.

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  • ARRC Consultations for Fallback Contract Language

    ARRC Consultations for Fallback Contract Language

    U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced that banks would no longer be compelled by the FCA to support LIBOR past the end of 2021.

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  • Considerations for LIBOR Alternatives in Loan Documentation

    Considerations for LIBOR Alternatives in Loan Documentation

    Chatham Financial covers some of the issues that should be considered as market participants prepare for the unavailability of LIBOR and the resulting impact on loans and derivatives.

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  • ISDA Consultation on Certain Aspects of Fallbacks for Derivatives

    ISDA Consultation on Certain Aspects of Fallbacks for Derivatives

    Chatham's response to ISDA's consultations on amending the 2006 ISDA Definitions to provide fallback definitions for key IBORs upon their permanent discontinuation.

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  • LIBOR Fallback Language on Bilateral Business Loans

    LIBOR Fallback Language on Bilateral Business Loans

    Chatham provided comment on ARRC consultations regarding the fallback contract language for new originations of LIBOR Bilateral business loans.

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  • Term Versions of LIBOR-Replacement Rates Pick Up Steam

    Term Versions of LIBOR-Replacement Rates Pick Up Steam

    Eric Juzenas, a director in the Chatham Financial global regulatory solutions team, said that a hardwired approach has benefits over the long run because of the certainty and transparency it provides.

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  • SOFR Transition to Impact Real Estate Market Broadly

    SOFR Transition to Impact Real Estate Market Broadly

    Evan Marble, a member of Chatham Financial’s hedge advisory team, was a guest on Nareit’s REIT Report podcast. Marble discussed the planned transition away from the LIBOR in favor of SOFR.

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  • Why the LIBOR Transition is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

    Why the LIBOR Transition is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

    Eric Juzenas examines why speeding up the transition away from LIBOR is easier said than done. If LIBOR goes away entirely, there are still questions of which ARR will be the one to truly replace it.

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  • The Obstacle-Strewn Path to Replacing LIBOR

    The Obstacle-Strewn Path to Replacing LIBOR

    Robert Mangrelli discusses key indications that the SOFR rate is being adopted by the market.

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  • Transition to LIBOR Alternatives: The Regulators Are Serious

    Transition to LIBOR Alternatives: The Regulators Are Serious

    With the transition to LIBOR alternatives, regulators are keen to encourage market participants to transition to RFR alternatives such as SOFR or SONIA, but what does this mean for end users?

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  • Regulators Underscore Urgency of LIBOR Transition

    Regulators Underscore Urgency of LIBOR Transition

    Robert Mangrelli discusses risk of LIBOR no longer existing, banks limiting issuance of debt or derivatives based on LIBOR & pushing market participants to find ways to value and hedge SOFR products.

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  • SOFR and SONIA Futures Gain Steam

    SOFR and SONIA Futures Gain Steam

    Eric Juzenas, director of global regulatory and compliance policy, discusses SOFR based loans and term products, along with risks arising from offering those products.

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  • Chatham’s perspective on the concerns of end users facing LIBOR transition

    Chatham’s perspective on the concerns of end users facing LIBOR transition

    Chatham’s Rob Mangrelli’s statement today at the CFTC on key challenges with the transition from LIBOR for end users.

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  • LIBOR Transition Raises Basis Risk Fear

    LIBOR Transition Raises Basis Risk Fear

    Chatham's Todd Cuppia is quoted in a Risk article about the transition from LIBOR to SOFR, and how the shift to a secured benchmark could cause dislocation between bank funding and lending rates.

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