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UK FCA discusses impact of Covid-19 on firms’ LIBOR transition plans

Federal Issues LIBOR Financial Conduct Authority Of Interest to Non-US Persons Covid-19

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On March 25, the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued a statement addressing the potential impact of Covid-19 on firms’ LIBOR transition plans. While the FCA states that the assumption that firms cannot rely on LIBOR being published after the end of 2021 is unchanged, it acknowledges that Covid-19 has impacted the timing of some aspects of the transition programs for many firms. The FCA states that it will continue to assess the impact on transition timelines and will update the market as soon as possible.

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