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Here Is The Latest Thinking For Libor Fallback Language

Libor To SOFR transition

Today LIBOR is linked to over $250 Trillion (that is with a “T”) in financial instruments and has been used as a reference rate for more than 30 years.  However, regulators, for various reasons, are driving a shift to an alternative reference rate.  In 2017, ARRC (Alternative Reference Rate Committee) identified the alternative reference rate in the US as SOFR (Secured Overnight Financing Rate).  Most community banks use LIBOR sparingly in their loan and deposit contracts.  However, if a community bank has even one LIBOR contract, the issue of fallback language becomes essential.

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