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  • IBOR Transition - BDO global insights series: Legal and Risk Management

IBOR Transition - BDO global insights series: Legal and Risk Management

Date: 02 December 2020
Time: 18:00 - 19:15


  • Summary

There is substantial risk to loans, mortgages, securities, derivatives and other financial instruments as LIBOR is expected to be discontinued by the end of calendar year 2021. As this deadline is fast approaching, regulatory and operational concerns are constantly being assessed and updated.

Understanding the current state of the industry recommended fallback languages and real-time market trends is critical for market participants. Paul Hasting’s Global LIBOR Transition Team will kick-off the webinar by discussing certain key legal aspects of LIBOR transition and what market participants need to consider as they evaluate industry developments and best practices for firm-wide LIBOR transition, including:

  • An overview of the LIBOR transition and key industry developments
  • ARRC recommended fallbacks for cash products
  • An update on LIBOR transition for derivatives
  • LIBOR transition implementation issues

The second half of the webinar will consist of a panel discussion between our global BDO IBOR experts covering multiple experiences encountered in LIBOR transition projects as well as discussing upcoming milestones such as ISDA IBOR Fallbacks Protocol adherence and the cash market transition.

  • Common risk management exposures encountered
  • Hurdles to financial instrument modifications
  • FASB / IASB IBOR Accounting Updates
  • Experience regarding the recent USD Discounting switch
  • Value to Value concerns in day 1 transition
  • Regulatory Compliance Updates

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    ‚ÄčMichael Hammer
    Head of Global IBOR Taskforce

    • Joyce Sophia Xu
      Partner, Corporate Department
      Head of Global LIBOR Transition Task Force
      Paul Hastings LLP
    • Diona Park
      Of Counsel, Corporate Department
      Paul Hastings LLP

    • Ernest De Lachica
      Managing Director –
      Complex Financial Instruments
      Practice Group
      Houston, United States
    • Shehnaaz Suleman
      Associate Director
      IFRS Technical Advisory
      Financial Services
      Johannesburg, South Africa
    • Manny Ngan, CFA
      San Francisco, United States
    • Sudip Chatterjee
      Managing Director
      Valuation & Business
      Analytics team
      New York, US

We are looking forward to providing insights that will be helpful in your transition efforts.

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