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The end is nigh (-bor): FCA consults on end to GBP LIBOR settings and need for synthetic USD LIBOR

It has been over five years since the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") called time on the publication of LIBOR. While most LIBOR settings ended on 31 December 2021, a small...

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SEC rule amendments to require electronic submission of Form 144 filings and “glossy” annual reports

The SEC recently adopted rule amendments that will require registrants and other persons to file or otherwise submit electronically via EDGAR a variety of documents that previously could be ...

Published Works

Regulation of decentralized finance in United States: What to expect in crypto The Banking Law Journal (LexisNexis A.S. Pratt)

In an article for The Banking Law Journal (LexisNexis A.S. Pratt), partner Evan Koster and senior associate Adam Lapidus discuss cryptocurrency regulation in the United States during the...

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SEC proposes rules to prevent fraud and promote transparency in the use of credit default swaps and other security-based swaps

Some investors have used credit default swaps in recent years to manufacture credit events and for other purposes related to activist conduct. In response to criticisms of these practices...

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Sustainability-linked derivatives: some practical considerations
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Sustainability-linked derivatives have emerged as one of the key types of ESG derivatives that parties are increasingly looking to in order to assist them in meeting their sustainability...

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Understanding the SEC’s new security-based swap dealer regulations

This client alert addresses three aspects of security-based swap (SBS) regulations recently issued by the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) that are relevant to commercial end users,...

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2021 ISDA Interest Rate Derivatives Definitions: What end users need to know

If you trade interest rate derivatives, it is virtually certain that your trade confirmations incorporate the 2006 ISDA Definitions. As market practice and regulation have developed over...

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Successful partnering between inside and outside counsel Thomson Reuters

Hogan Lovells Capital Markets partner and the firm's Global Coordinator for Derivatives and Commodities Evan Koster, together with Janet M. Bawcom, Senior Vice President, General Counsel,...

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COVID-19: Measures taken by financial supervisory authorities in certain jurisdictions as at 30 April 2021

The current situation is fast-moving in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many financial supervisory and regulatory authorities as well as local governments have issued measures which...

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