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Council of the EU Adopts Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive - On May 6, the Council of the EU adopted at first reading the text of the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD). The BRRD seeks to harmonize...more

New LIBOR Administrator and Credit Documentation

ICE Benchmark Administration Limited (ICE) has assumed responsibility for administering the London Inter Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) as of February 1, 2014. No longer will the LIBOR benchmark be administered by BBA LIBOR Ltd.,...more

British Bankers Association No Longer Administering LIBOR

Effective as of February 1, 2014, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Benchmark Administration Ltd. took over as the new administrator of LIBOR. A new administrator to replace the British Banker's Association (BBA) is one of the...more

LIBOR Rate To Be Managed By New Administrator

Recently, the entity administering the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR), a common benchmark for setting interest rates in commercial transactions, was changed. This change may require amendments to existing loan...more

Burr Alert: LIBOR Manipulation Litigation: Current Litigation And The Changing Landscape

LIBOR, the world’s most popular floating-rate index number, has undoubtedly lost reliability in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. In 2008, news sources began to cast doubt on “the world’s most reliable number,” and...more

NYSE Euronext to Become New LIBOR Administrator

On July 9, it was announced that NYSE Euronext Rate Administration Ltd, a new subsidiary of NYSE Euronext, will take over the administration of LIBOR from BBA LIBOR Ltd, a subsidiary of the British Bankers’ Association (BBA),...more

British Bankers’ Association Publishes Paper on Strengthening Professional Standards

On January 15, the British Bankers’ Association (BBA) published a submission made to the Chairman of the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards....more

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