Replacing LIBOR

CPE Credits: 
1.5
Session Time: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
Field of Study: 
Economics
Description: 

Starting in 2022, the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR) will replace the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) as the benchmark for derivative and swap transactions in the municipal market. This session will summarize work done so far by representatives from GFOA to the Alternative Reference Rate Committee (ARRC) on the transition to the alternative rate. Speakers will also discuss the complexities of the conversion process to inform issuers on how they should approach existing and future transactions.