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Dechert OnPoint: Term SOFR is Here!

While many of us may be sneaking in one final summer vacation, the ARRC showed no signs of a slowdown as they formally recommended the CME Term SOFR Rates. Issues with SOFR aside, it looks like the rate really is here to stay. Read more about the latest developments from Dechert’s LIBOR task force in their … Continue Reading

LIBOR’s Winter is Coming

God knows I’m as sick of LIBOR transition as you are and writing about it twice in quick succession is annoying, but I think necessary. Here’s the headline which I don’t think has gotten the visibility it deserves: LIBOR will largely end at the end of this year and not in the misty remove of … Continue Reading

SOFR Transition: It’s Not Done Yet!

We’ve written before about our anxiety regarding the fact that SOFR does not really seem fit for purpose to support commercial mortgage lending or indeed any cash product.  (The nonsense about charging interest in arrears should have been a tell, to be honest.)  Of course, the real problem is the absence of a credit-sensitive component … Continue Reading

LIBORCast: Interest Rate Caps, Derivatives and Value Transfer with Chatham Financial

In the fourth installment of our new LIBORcast program, Matthew Hays and Jonathan Gaynor discussed interest rate caps, derivatives and value transfer with Chatham Financial’s Rob Mangrelli and Matt Hoffman.  Tune in to hear about the cost of a SOFR interest rate cap, adoption of the ISDA protocol and rate fragmentation in the post-LIBOR market. By the … Continue Reading

Dechert OnPoint: SEC Publishes OCIE Risk Alert on LIBOR Transition Preparedness Examination Initiative

Regulators have been increasing their scrutiny of LIBOR transition efforts as they ramp up messaging stressing that the time to act is now.   The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) issued a National Exam Program Risk Alert to introduce a LIBOR Examination Initiative on the upcoming discontinuation of, and transition … Continue Reading

LIBORcast: A Discussion with the FCA

This week on the LIBORcast, Dechert’s series on all things related to the LIBOR transition, our very own Sarah Smith and Karen Stretch interviewed Helen Boyd and Nick Miller from the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (the “FCA”).… Continue Reading
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