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LIBOR transitionThis Practice Note provides:•information on the background to the transition away from London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) and other...
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29th Jul
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Benchmarks Regulation—essentialsIn each section of this Practice Note, links are given to the relevant provisions of EU and/or UK legislation, as...
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28th Jul
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Interest provisions in risk-free rate based loan agreementsThis Practice Note aims to assist practitioners with understanding the key issues to be...
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28th Jul
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Mis-selling interest rate hedging products—a guide for R&I lawyersIntroductionPrior to September 2008, numerous small and medium-sized enterprises...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Shankland and Sarah Lainchbury of Sidley Austin LLP 27th Jul
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LIBOR transition—FAQs and glossaryThis Practice Note is intended as an introductory guide to LIBOR transition. It aims to answer some of the most...
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8th Jul
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LIBOR transition—legislative solutions to tough legacy contractsThis Practice Note provides focused information on legislative solutions put forward...
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6th Jul
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Interest provisions in (LIBOR-based) Loan Market Association (LMA) documentation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not...
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2nd Jul
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Market disruption clauses in (LIBOR-based) facility agreements [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.In...
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2nd Jul
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Benchmarks Regulation—one minute guideThis Practice Note provides high-level guidance on Regulation (EU) 2016/1011 (OJ L 171/1) (the EU Benchmarks...
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1st Jul
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Administering benchmarksBackground to the regulated activities relating to benchmarksBenchmarks are vital to the pricing of numerous financial...
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16th Jun
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Running a LIBOR transition projectThis Practice Note provides a starting point to assist firms with planning and implementing a London Interbank...
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Produced in partnership with Becky Critchley, Denisa Odendaal and Charlotte Collins of Latham & Watkins 11th Jun
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Impact of Brexit: Benchmarks Regulation—quick guideThis quick guide details UK legislation and retained EU legislation that has been amended and/or...
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5th Jun
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EU Benchmark Regulation and UK benchmark reform—how do they interrelate?What is the background to benchmark reform?Proposals for benchmark reform in...
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5th Jun
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Have you published any articles on the implications of Brexit on the EU Benchmark Regulation?We are constantly reviewing and adding to our content as...
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5th Jun
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Misleading statements, misleading impressions and market manipulationPart 7 of the Financial Services Act 2012The Financial Services Act 2012 (FSA...
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5th Jun
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Quick Look Brexit Financial Services Legislation Status Guide—Benchmarks RegulationThis Quick Look Brexit Financial Services Legislation Status Guide...
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5th Jun
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LIBOR transition—legacy loan and swap RFR conventions comparison tableThis Practice Note compares the conventions used in the loan and swap markets...
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4th Jun
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ISDA IBOR Fallbacks Supplement and ProtocolOn 23 October 2020, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) published two important...
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Jackson and Guy Dempsey of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4th Jun
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The Wheatley Review of LIBOR and LIBOR reform [Archived]This Practice Note:•explains what LIBOR is•provides a brief summary of the developments...
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4th Jun
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Interest—reference rates and marginOne way for banks and other financial institutions to generate revenue is by charging interest on the loans they...
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