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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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22nd Jul
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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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16th 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 15th 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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8th 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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LIBOR transition—legislative solutions to tough legacy contractsThis Practice Note provides focused information on legislative solutions put forward...
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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provisions in (LIBOR-based) Loan Market Association (LMA) documentation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not...
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Market disruption clauses in (LIBOR-based) facility agreements [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.In...
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5th 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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