Another Nudge for Benchmark Reform…

IBOR transition in Europe has taken another step forward. On Monday, May 6th, the European Money Markets Institute (EMMI), which is the administrator of both the EONIA and EURIBOR benchmarks, applied to the Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) for authorisation to compute & publish “reformed” Euribor. EONIA and EURIBOR are two of the main euro-denominated measures of money ...

IM Phase 5 mitigation…’ish

Banks have spent the last four years gamely preparing for and complying with IM regulations. Phases 1-3 have been challenging, the current phase 4 promises more of the same. The market has long been aware that phases 1-4 are mere kittens to the phase 5 (probably angry) tiger. Useful initiatives- negotiation platforms, custodian portals, standardised […]

Numerix Introduces New Alternative Reference Rate Curve Analytics to Accelerate LIBOR Transition

Complete Support for SOFR and SONIA Curves Now Available in Numerix CrossAsset

Two percent of firms have renegotiated Libor-based contracts ahead of 2021 deadline

Industry survey highlights need for renegotiation of Libor-based contracts

A survey conducted by JCRA, an independent financial risk management consultancy, and Travers Smith LLP, a full service City law firm, has found that a large majority of firms with exposure to Libor are yet to start making preparations for its discontinuation. With the benchmark set to be withdrawn in 2021, most of the firms surveyed have not started negotiating replacement language in their contracts that reference Libor.

Benchmark Fallbacks Consultation

This consultation sought input on the approach for addressing certain technical issues associated with adjustments that will apply to alternative risk-free rates (RFRs) if the fallbacks are triggered. These adjustments are necessary because of the differences between the interbank offered rates and the RFRs.

Interbank Offered Rate (IBOR) Fallbacks for 2006 ISDA Definitions

Consultation on Certain Aspects of Fallbacks for Derivatives Referencing GBP LIBOR, CHF LIBOR, JPY LIBOR, TIBOR, Euroyen TIBOR and BBSW

ISDA is amending its standard documentation to implement fallbacks for certain key interbank offered rates (IBORs). The fallbacks will apply if the relevant IBOR is permanently discontinued, based on defined triggers. The fallbacks will be to alternative risk-free rates (RFRs) that have been identified for the relevant IBORs as part of recent global benchmark reform work.

LIIBOR Transition Breakfast Event

The first in a series of LIBOR transition breakfast events took place in London on the 27th November 2018.

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ICE Benchmark Administration Launches Survey on the use of LIBOR

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today announced the launch of a survey by ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA) on the use of LIBOR currencies and tenors.

The survey on the use of LIBOR is open to all users of LIBOR and will close for responses on February 15, 2019.

Risk-Free Rate Transitioning plans