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Take a walk into the world of derivatives, as ISDA explores developments in financial markets, risk management, regulation and technology. Featuring interviews with top experts in trading, policy, risk and economics, The Swap asks why the issues that matter actually matter.
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Take a walk into the world of derivatives, as ISDA explores developments in financial markets, risk management, regulation and technology. Featuring interviews with top experts in trading, policy, risk and economics, The Swap asks why the issues that matter actually matter.
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    Building Momentum in Alternative Rates

    Building Momentum in Alternative Rates

    LIBOR is on its way out – but what will replace it? What alternative rates are available, how widely used are they and what needs to happen to bolster liquidity? In this episode, Jack Hattem, managing director in global fixed income at BlackRock, and Subadra Rajappa, head of US rates strategy at Société Générale, give a traders’ perspective on the benchmarks that are being introduced to replace the IBORs.
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    The Milestones to LIBOR Transition

    The Milestones to LIBOR Transition

    With hundreds of trillions of dollars in derivatives, bonds, loans and mortgages linked to LIBOR, shifting to alternative rates is one of the biggest structural changes financial markets have ever faced. In this episode, Frances Hinden, vice president for treasury operations at Shell and vice chair of the Working Group on Sterling Risk-Free Reference Rates, and Tom Wipf, vice chairman of institutional securities at Morgan Stanley and chairman of the Alternative Reference Rates Committee, describe what firms need to do and the major milestones that must be met to ensure a smooth transition.
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    • 28 min
    Goodbye LIBOR

    Goodbye LIBOR

    With the clock ticking until the end of 2021, the point at which LIBOR is expected to cease, the derivatives market is working hard to transition to alternative reference rates. ISDA CEO Scott O’Malia speaks to Edwin Schooling Latter, director in markets and wholesale policy at the UK Financial Conduct Authority, about progress in shifting from LIBOR and the challenges posed by ‘tough legacy’ exposures.
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    • 26 min
    Introducing The Swap

    Introducing The Swap

    In Episode Zero of The Swap, hosts Nick Sawyer and Scott O’Malia preview the big issues that will be covered on ISDA’s brand new podcast. With influential guests from the public and private sectors, The Swap will cover the information you need on topics ranging from benchmark reform to Brexit, technology and sustainable finance. As Nick and Scott explain, there has never been a better time to deliver punchy, insightful and digestible intelligence on global financial markets.


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