News analysis on how banks and asset managers are implementing conduct-focused rules, including investor protection under Mifid II’s product governance frameworks and the integrity of Libor.

Libor transition: corporates focused on internal arrangements

Jan 15, 2020

Supply contracts and intercompany loans are among the many areas that firms are assessing for their exposures to IBORs

Will 2020 be the year the Libor transition takes off?

Jan 7, 2020

From the publication of the ISDA protocols to the FCA’s “no more Libor by Q3” deadline and the development of term rates, there are strong signs that 2020 could be the year markets finally shift to risk-free rates

Replacing Libor: market still divided over pre-cessation triggers

Dec 12, 2019

Isda’s protocols are supposed to be finalised this month, but the association is struggling to solve the pre-cessation conundrum in time

Benchmark admins are ready for senior managers regime

Dec 10, 2019

The next cohort of senior managers say they welcome the regime’s further extension with open arms

Banks explore artificial intelligence to aid Libor transition

Dec 4, 2019

The transition away from interbank rates is a massive operational challenge. Many banks are looking to the bots for help

SOFR: repo speculators frustrate market makers

Nov 27, 2019

Bankers complain that repo traders are using their knowledge of US markets to bet on movements in the secured overnight financing rate

Environmental, social and governance survey

Nov 15, 2019

Everyone talks about ESG, but what do they really mean? Take our three-minute survey now

Swaps market takes the lead on €STR transition

Nov 5, 2019

The first €STR transactions have been cleared, paving the way for the industry’s transition away from Eonia. Here swaps traders explain how it's worked so far