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Term SOFR is the final piece of the ARRC's Libor puzzle

May 12, 2021 Conduct

Industry sources suggest that the lack of a forward-looking rate could make the market look to alternatives, but the ARRC is confident it will be able to step up

Post-Brexit regulatory divergence is imminent

May 13, 2021 Compliance

While EU and UK rules have so far remained mostly aligned, sources say this will begin to change very soon and the market should stand ready

Japan's post-Libor multi-rate regime could cause liquidity fragmentation

May 12, 2021 Compliance

The lack of market consensus on a specific risk-free rate means market participants will opt for different alternatives, resulting in a lack of liquidity on TONA

Wipf, Schooling Latter ‘optimistic’ about Libor transition course

May 10, 2021 Conduct

ARRC chair Tom Wipf and the FCA’s Edwin Schooling Latter said during ISDA’s AGM that they were confident the market is on track to complete its transition to risk-free rates within the appointed timeframe

Green transition potentially damaging for SMEs

May 6, 2021 Conduct

Asset managers are prioritising obtaining ESG data sources over purchasing investment research on small and medium-sized enterprises. They are also divesting from SMEs that cannot provide the necessary ESG data

Availability of Tibor makes transition to RFRs difficult in Japan

May 5, 2021 Conduct

Challenges remain with get corporates on board and some market participants are still maintaining a wait and see approach

Corporates prefer SOFR to credit-sensitive rates

May 4, 2021 Conduct

In the midst of the controversy around credit adjustment spreads, the Fed’s David Bowman says borrowers have not displayed much interest for them so far

Covid-19 should serve as springboard to complete EU banking union

Apr 28, 2021 Compliance

Europe’s fragmented banking system is a major impediment to the completion of its capital markets union, but member states’ aversion to risk sharing remains a key blocker

Special reports

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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