Updates to LIBOR Replacement: Watchlist
In October, the US LIBOR alternative rate took an important step:
- The FASB has officially accepted SOFR as an eligible rate for hedge accounting.
Additionally, in the past month:
- Over $200M in OTC SOFR swaps were cleared on CME in the 1st week of October alone.
- The ARRC held webinars and presentations regarding fallback contract language for Floating Rate Notes and Syndicated Business Loans.
- Interesting "compression" ideas emerged for LIBOR transitions and have been proposed to various industry groups.
We've updated our handy watchlist with all the latest: WATCHLIST: Replacing LIBOR.
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