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Transitioning away from Libor is the biggest change to financial operations that many firms have ever undertaken. In the coming months, all Libor-based exposures will need to transition to risk-free interest rates such as SOFR or Sonia. While five US dollar Libor fixings will remain in place until June 2023, regulators insist that no new Libor risk should be traded after the end of 2021. The implications for products with floating rates beyond the Libor phase-out are huge. Risk.net is one of the most visited sites for up-to-the-minute information and analysis on the Libor transition.

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Key questions in Libor transition – Q&A with Tom Wipf

In this audiocast, Navin Raunier, partner for risk advisory at consultants TCS discusses recent developments in Libor transition with Tom Wipf, vice-chair of the institutional securities business at Morgan Stanley, and chair of the Federal Reserve Board…

Libor to Sonia – If not now, when?

At the end of this year, Libor will cease to exist. It is no longer about getting ready – it's about being ready. If we think of Libor as an 'approaching storm', the potential for disruption is great. If you heard a large storm coming, would you wait…

The outlook for 2021 – Libor

Steffan Tsilimos, head of interest rate derivatives products at Bloomberg, discusses the outlook for Libor derivatives, including how firms can best understand their exposure, the different approaches required for legacy transactions and the challenges…

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