Federal Advocacy

The Transition Out of LIBOR: What State and Local Governments Should be Discussing with Their Financing Teams

Background

The London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) is a global benchmark interest rate calculated daily, and is the most widely used benchmark in the capital markets. State and local governments often see this rate in swaps/derivatives products intertwined with municipal debt, as well as in floating rate notes, lease contracts, bank loans, direct placements, and other types of financings and credit enhancements.


  • Publication date: October 2020
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