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Industry broadly supports Libor ‘big bang’ switch

Feb 25, 2021 Conduct

Early results from an LCH consultation on a conversion process for outstanding trades at Libor’s cessation date show that a majority of respondents are in favour of the proposed plan

EU post-Brexit landscape begins to shape up 

Feb 23, 2021 Compliance

Changes resulting from Brexit will continue to unfold for years to come, but early features of the new financial services landscape have started to emerge, with Amsterdam taking a strong lead

Buyside and sellside at odds over ESG data

Feb 22, 2021 Conduct

Banks are eagerly anticipating an updated Non-Financial Reporting Directive as a means of complying with the buyside’s increasingly intricate ESG-related demands

Brexit creates golden opportunity for EU CCPs 

Feb 18, 2021 Compliance

The European Commission's encouragement to move positions away from UK CCPs is creating an unprecedented chance for EU clearinghouses to increase their market share

Covid-19 and Basel III: market in wait-and-see mode

Feb 17, 2021 Conduct

The expected surge in non-performing loans once moratoriums expire will provide the ultimate test for Basel III as the lasting impact of the pandemic becomes apparent

Libor: banks step up corporate engagement

Feb 16, 2021 Conduct

With banks fostering more dialogue and much of the groundwork now laid in the loan market, sources are hopeful that corporate transitioning will truly take off in the coming months

Race is on for SOFR credit spread adjustments 

Feb 10, 2021 Conduct

Bloomberg, IHS Markit and IBA have all made announcements relating to the development of a credit sensitive element for SOFR in recent weeks, opening up the debate on how many solutions can co-exist

Libor fallbacks protocol creates hedging issues for corporates

Feb 9, 2021 Conduct

The ISDA fallbacks protocol has been lauded as a major step in the effort to transition away from ibors, but its efficiency remains limited in cash markets

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Following more than 40 hours of interviews with 63 sources across financial services, Practice Insight’s landmark investigation into the accumulative impact of the financial crisis is now available