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Exclusive: IHS Markit pulls out of term Sonia race

Sep 18, 2020 Conduct

IHS Markit revealed to Practice Insight that it has ceased work on developing a term sterling risk-free rate, leaving three contenders in the game

Libor: Isda fallback protocol delay deals new blow to transition efforts

Sep 24, 2020 Conduct

Market participants were expecting the protocol’s publication in July, but have now been told that it won’t become effective until January 2021

SOFR: commercial real estate first acts as proof of concept

Sep 23, 2020 Compliance

The Freddie Mac financing is the first SOFR-indexed interest rate cap to be executed and should give the sector confidence as it looks to move new loans away from Libor

Fixing the plumbing: Trading venues prepare for post-Brexit transaction reporting issues

Sep 22, 2020 Compliance

Exchanges are concerned that they will have to rely on buyside reports after Brexit. Whether that’s fair depends on who you ask

Market readiness questioned as no-deal Brexit looms­­­

Sep 17, 2020 Conduct

Just like last year, market participants are gearing themselves up for some chaotic months ahead

How Asian banks are managing the transition away from Libor

Sep 17, 2020 Conduct

Libor transition experts from banks, consultancies and law firms share insights on progress in Hong Kong SAR, Japan, Taiwan and South Korea

Mortgage banks question SOFR's suitability

Sep 17, 2020 Conduct

The new rate is facing yet more scrutiny. This time banks are wondering if it's really appropriate for the home finance sector

Virtual research will outlast the pandemic

Sep 15, 2020 Compliance

Covid-19 has sped up a process that started with Mifid II. The question now is how much buyside firms are willing to pay for it