Overview

The transition from the London Inter-bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) to alternative interest rate benchmarks is well underway, but much work lies ahead in order to implement a successful reference rate change by the end of 2021.

On July 15, hear from policymakers at the center of the transition on what financial firms need to do today as well as the next stage in the move away from LIBOR to ensure a sound, coordinated industry effort. An update on the activities of the Alternative Reference Rates Committee (ARRC) will follow the moderated discussion with the FCA and FRBNY.

Download the SOFR Primer from SIFMA Insights for an overview of the transition from LIBOR plus an actionable transition checklist and explore more resources from the event.

Featured Speakers

The View from Washington: A Conversation with Andrew Bailey and John Williams

Featured Video

The View from Washington: A Conversation with Andrew Bailey and John Williams

In this episode of “The View from Washington,” FCA CEO Andrew Bailey and NYFRB President and CEO John C. Williams sit down with SIFMA President and CEO Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr. to discuss the transition from LIBOR to alternative reference rates. From the development of the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR) to a path for tough legacy contracts, watch their discussion to understand the urgent need for the financial industry to engage with this issue now.

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Andrew Bailey Andrew Bailey Chief Executive Officer Financial Conduct Authority John C. Williams John C. Williams President and Chief Executive Officer Federal Reserve Bank of New York Thomas Wipf Thomas Wipf Vice Chairman of Institutional Securities Morgan Stanley Chair, Alternative Reference Rates Committee

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2019 LIBOR Transition Briefing: The Transition to Alternative Reference Rates

LIBOR Transition Briefing

The transition to alternative reference rates

Date

July 15, 2019

Location

New York, NY or Webinar

Overview

The transition from the London Inter-bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) to alternative interest rate benchmarks is well underway, but much work lies ahead in order to implement a successful reference rate change by the end of 2021.

On July 15, hear from policymakers at the center of the transition on what financial firms need to do today as well as the next stage in the move away from LIBOR to ensure a sound, coordinated industry effort. An update on the activities of the Alternative Reference Rates Committee (ARRC) will follow the moderated discussion with the FCA and FRBNY.

Download the SOFR Primer from SIFMA Insights for an overview of the transition from LIBOR plus an actionable transition checklist and explore more resources from the event.

Featured Speakers

Photo Album

2019 LIBOR Transition Briefing: The Transition to Alternative Reference Rates

Pricing

Member
Registration Rates $49
Registration Rates - Webinar $49
Non-Member
Registration Rates $149
Registration Rates - Webinar $149
Regulator
Registration Rates $25
Registration Rates - Webinar $25
Pricing
Member Non-Member Regulator
Registration Rates $49 $149 $25
Registration Rates - Webinar $49 $149 $25

Program

8:00am – 8:45am

Registration and Breakfast

8:45am – 8:50am

Participants

Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr.

Speaker

Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr.

President and CEO

SIFMA

Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr.’s Biography

8:50am – 9:10am

Participants

John C. Williams

Speaker

John C. Williams

President and Chief Executive Officer

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

John C. Williams’s Biography

9:10am – 9:35am

Participants

Andrew Bailey

Speaker

Andrew Bailey

Chief Executive Officer

Financial Conduct Authority

Andrew Bailey’s Biography

9:35am – 10:00am

Participants

Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr., Andrew Bailey, John C. Williams

Moderator

Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr.

President and CEO

SIFMA

Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr.’s Biography

Speakers

Andrew Bailey

Chief Executive Officer

Financial Conduct Authority

Andrew Bailey’s Biography

John C. Williams

President and Chief Executive Officer

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

John C. Williams’s Biography

10:00am – 10:15am

Networking Break

10:15am – 11:00am

This panel discussion featuring members of the ARRC will discuss the ARRC’s recent and ongoing initiatives related to the transition of consumer products to alternative reference rates.

This panel discussion featuring members of the ARRC will discuss the ARRC’s recent and ongoing initiatives related to the transition of consumer products to alternative reference rates.

Participants

Thomas Wipf, Nadine Bates, Brian Grabenstein, Timothy Kitt

Moderator

Thomas Wipf

Vice Chairman of Institutional Securities

Morgan Stanley

Chair

Alternative Reference Rates Committee (ARRC)

Thomas Wipf’s Biography

Panelists

Nadine Bates

Senior Vice President and Treasurer

Fannie Mae

Nadine Bates’s Biography

Brian Grabenstein

Head of LIBOR Transition Office

Wells Fargo

Brian Grabenstein’s Biography

Timothy Kitt

Senior Vice President - Head of Pricing and Execution

Freddie Mac

Timothy Kitt’s Biography

11:00am – 11:00am

Conference Adjourns

Venue

SIFMA Conference Center

120 Broadway
Floor 2
New York, NY 10271

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Located at 120 Broadway, a National Historic Landmark and a New York treasure, the SIFMA Conference Center is situated at the heart of New York’s Financial District.

With a rare combination of advanced technologies and sophistication, SIFMA’s Conference Center is fully furnished and equipped to offer unique features that stand alone amongst New York’s leading conference facilities.

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Hotel Accommodations

If you require hotel accommodation, a special SIFMA rate is available at the following:

Double Tree by Hilton Hotel – Financial District
8 Stone Street, New York, NY  10004, Phone# 212-480-9100
DISCOUNT: Corporate ID #0560038852

Club Quarters
52 William Street, New York, NY 10005, Phone# 212-269-6400
DISCOUNT: Password (SIFMA)

Residence Inn New York Downtown Manhattan / World Trade Center
170 Broadway, New York, NY 10007, Phone# 212-600-8900
DISCOUNT: Password (SIFMA)

Media

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Media Registration
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Cancellations
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