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BSBY Q&A with Umesh Gajria, Bloomberg

Oct 13, 2021 Compliance

“Ultimately, our goal is to keep working with our clients to provide them with the tools they need,” says Gajria, in the context of heavy criticism against credit-sensitive rates

IFLR USD Libor Survey 2021 

Oct 15, 2021 Reports

With just over three months to go until no-new-Libor kicks in in the US, we are running a survey to gauge market feeling on the Libor transition and overall readiness. Have your say now

Sterling bond market will rely heavily on synthetic Libor 

Oct 12, 2021 Conduct

Significant progress has been made ahead of Libor’s phase-out, including on consent solicitations, but a large portion of the bond market will not have transitioned by year-end 

Markets and authorities focus on perfect storm of inflation risk

Oct 11, 2021 Conduct

Printing money may have mitigated the Covid-19 crisis in the short-term, but it has also contributed to a looming inflation risk that will be difficult to manage in the context of consistently low interest rates

EU reliance on third-country entities creates risk

Oct 7, 2021 Compliance

Dependency on third-country financial services in a post-Brexit world jeopardises financial stability, sources have said, arguing that the EU needs to strengthen its primary market

SOFR ICE swap rate expected to boost USD Libor transition efforts

Oct 6, 2021 Conduct

Launched in beta version, the rates will aim to support transition efforts in the non-linear derivatives market, but some market participants say they are coming quite late in the day 

EU consolidated tape will help counter fragmentation 

Oct 5, 2021 Compliance

The bloc has more than six hundred venues operating in multiple jurisdictions and languages, but without a tape the full advantages of that landscape will be lost 

Buyside favours SOFR over credit-sensitive rates

Oct 4, 2021 Conduct

Investment managers speaking at the fifth ARRC SOFR symposium expressed their preference for the secured overnight financing rate, arguing that other alternatives lack robustness

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