Fixed Income & FX Leader Summit APAC 2019

17 - 19 September, 2019

The Westin, Singapore

65 6722 9455

Mushtaq Kapasi, Chief Representative, Asia Pacific at International Capital Market Association

Mushtaq Kapasi


Chief Representative, Asia Pacific
International Capital Market Association

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Day 2 - Thursday, September 19th 2019

Thursday, September 19th, 2019


11:20 AM Industry perspective: Navigating the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) – Assessing the world of new indices and alternative benchmarks to LIBOR

-          As these rates are utilised in virtually every corner of the financial markets worldwide, how should market participants prepare?
-          The practicalities of benchmark reform - How have regulators handled this and what are the timelines for change?
-          Assessing the new benchmarks for key geographical locations - How are you going to transition to these new benchmarks?
-          How do reference rates differ from each other and how do the respective policies differ across jurisdictions?
-          The implications of moving to an alternative benchmark - What will this mean for legacy contracts?
-          What are the impacts of moving away from LIBOR on market pricing and risk management models?
-          What are the drawbacks with alternative rates and the potential longevity of Libor once a mainstream alternative has been adopted?
-          What are the key challenges associated with moving from Libor to alternative benchmarks and what types of risk will investors face once Libor is discontinued?