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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

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

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

Green transition passes political tipping point

Apr 28, 2021 Conduct

A number of high-profile political sources have stressed the tectonic shift in both political leadership and capital markets in the effort to transition to a carbon-free economy

Post-Brexit euro clearing shift should not be forced 

Apr 27, 2021 Compliance

A number of industry sources have shared their fears over the risks that a mandatory shift of euro clearing activity away from London to the EU would imply

SOFR term rate announcement limits scope of use

Apr 21, 2021 Compliance

The ARRC's key principles are different to what was originally proposed and come just after the timing of the forward-looking rate was delayed by an unspecified period

Lack of SORA liquidity hampers Singapore's Libor transition

Apr 20, 2021 Conduct

More work is needed to speed up the transition, including updating banks’ internal systems and ensuring CCPs are ready

Special reports

Latest report

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