ISDA has found that a significant majority of practitioners would prefer to include pre-cessation and permanent cessation fallbacks without optionality or flexibility. The feedback comes in response to a consultation launched by ISDA in February which asked whether the 2006 ISDA Definitions should be amended to include fallbacks that would apply to all covered derivatives referencing LIBOR following a permanent cessation of the benchmark or a ‘non-representative’ pre-cessation event, whichever occurs first. ISDA now expects to publish amendments to the 2006 ISDA Definitions to incorporate the fallbacks for new trades in July. A protocol will simultaneously be launched to allow participants to incorporate the revisions into legacy trades if they wish. Both will come into effect before the end of the year.
A-Team Insight Briefs
Upcoming Webinar: Overcoming the Barriers to Implementing RegTech Solutions: The View from Either Side of the Fence
Date: 9 June 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET RegTech holds the promise of targeted, agile and often low-cost solutions to the real-world problems faced by financial institutions across the board. So why is it so difficult to get RegTech projects off the ground? RegTech solutions providers complain that it’s difficult...
With the first implementation date looming for the EU’s Securities Finance Transaction Regulation (SFTR), banks and investment firms impacted by the April 14 live date are finalizing their preparations for this data-heavy reporting regulation To aid in those efforts – and to facilitate industry discussion around best approaches to the regulation – A-Team Group is...
Now in its 9th year, the Data Management Summit (DMS) in NYC explores the shift to the new world where data is redefining the operating model and firms are seeking to unlock value via data transformation projects for enterprise gain and competitive edge.
High-profile and punitive penalties handed out to large financial institutions for non-compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations have catapulted entity data management up the business agenda. So, too, have industry and government reports on the staggering sums of money laundered on a global basis. Less apparent, but equally important, are...