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LIBOR: What is it Good For?

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Produced on November 18, 2019

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Course Information

Time 1h
Difficulty Intermediate
Topics covered in this course: Banking International

Course Description

This course, presented by Dentons attorney Alice Yurke, provides an analysis of the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR), the role it has played in the cash and derivatives markets, and the transition to an alternative risk-free rate.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Acquire an overview of the London Interbank Offered Rate
  2. Examine the role LIBOR has played in the cash and derivatives markets
  3. Discuss the end of LIBOR and the transition to an alternative risk-free rate

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Alice Yurke


Alice is a member of Dentons' Capital markets practice group.

Her practice covers registered and unregistered structured and derivatives products, including equity and credit, hedge fund, foreign exchange and commodity-linked structures in the U.S. and offshore markets. She advises clients on a variety of products, whether standalone or in the context of a lending, acquisition or other transaction.

In addition to advising numerous financial institutions in structuring financial products for hedging, arbitrage, balance sheet management and liquidity purposes in a variety of sectors, Alice has a background in liquidity and credit support arrangements for commercial paper and other programs. She has worked in leveraged finance and advises clients on risk-based capital and other regulatory concerns, as well as bankruptcy and workout-related issues in derivatives and loan transactions.

Alice has experience in the regulation of commodity pool operators, commodity trading advisers, introducing brokers and swap execution facilities; matters relating to the election of the end-user exception to mandatory swap clearing; extraterritoriality and substituted compliance issues; and other regulatory concerns arising under the Dodd–Frank financial reforms. As an adviser to banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds and corporations, her cross-disciplinary experience enables her to formulate effective solutions for clients navigating the various regulatory regimes that impact them and their businesses.


Jeremy G.

outstanding course !!

Thomas G.

very good

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