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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • How to Measure the Success of Your Customer Swap Program

    How to Measure the Success of Your Customer Swap Program

    You launched a customer swap program for your financial institution. You may have one swap, or many swaps, under your belt and you want to understand just how successful your program has been.

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  • Swaps users wary of hedge accounting hit from Brexit transfer

    Swaps users wary of hedge accounting hit from Brexit transfer

    Zwi Sacho, head of the European hedge accounting and advisory team at consultancy Chatham Financial, discusses how derivatives users are in a predicament over how to manage existing swaps.

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  • CFTC Proposes Relaxed Swap Rules

    CFTC Proposes Relaxed Swap Rules

    Christopher Bender discusses how CFTC white paper will provide a roadmap for the regulatory agency’s goal of reforming cross-border swap rules, providing users with less work and adding more liquidity

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  • Accessing the Offshore Market and Important Hedging Considerations

    Accessing the Offshore Market and Important Hedging Considerations

    Chatham Financial in Australia look at some of the hedging and ongoing accounting issues arising for a typical corporate borrower when accessing offshore capital markets.

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  • Brexit No Deal Could be Big Deal for Swaps

    Brexit No Deal Could be Big Deal for Swaps

    Eric Juzenas, director of global compliance and regulation at Chatham Financial, explains the potential effects on both the US and the UK on the impact of a no-deal Brexit.

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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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  • Caution: Potential Inverted Yield Curve Ahead

    Caution: Potential Inverted Yield Curve Ahead

    Robert Mangrelli, director of global real estate hedging and capital markets, discusses how the flat yield curve can be a leading indicator of a recession.

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  • Chatham Financial Wins Award At Barclay's DerivHack 2018

    Chatham Financial announced that its technology team earned the Best Solution Architecture Award at Barclay's DerivHack 2018 in New York.

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  • Applying a Holistic Approach to Commodity Hedging

    Applying a Holistic Approach to Commodity Hedging

    Bryant Lee, a director on Chatham Financial’s risk-management team, explains holistic hedging amid jump in commodity prices.

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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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  • WSJ: Global Regulators Push for Faster Transition Away From LIBOR

    WSJ: Global Regulators Push for Faster Transition Away From LIBOR

    Chatham's Robert Mangrelli discusses market infrastructure and liquidity for SOFR products with The Wall Street Journal.

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  • Dealers slam ‘nonsensical’ treatment of forex derivatives

    Dealers slam ‘nonsensical’ treatment of forex derivatives

    That the CFTC hasn’t acted on window forwards before could be testament to some uncertainty about the window timeframe, says Eric Juzenas, a director in the global regulatory solutions business at Cha

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