News stories tagged SOFR

Regulators note concern over LIBOR transition

(Aug. 27, 2021) Concern over reports that nonfinancial corporations are not, in most cases, being offered alternatives to the soon-to-be-defunct LIBOR reference rate was expressed by leaders of agencies overseeing...

BRIEFLY: ‘Every tool’ now available to transition from LIBOR; Agencies expand paid tax leave credit for vaccinations

(July 30, 2021) Market participants now “have every tool they need to transition from LIBOR,” the vice chair of the Federal Reserve said this week, as a Fed-backed group developing...

Momentum growing for abandonment of LIBOR

The forward motion to officially sideline LIBOR (London Interbank Offering Rate) as a reference rate for such financial products as adjustable mortgages and others continued this week with two top...