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Derivatives

The derivatives markets continue to advance and evolve as they embrace innovation and technology, increase in complexity and respond to new regulation. As the pace of this change speeds up, we help our clients overcome the challenges and benefit from the opportunities.


Notable deals and highlights

  • Advising an emerging markets bank on USD 1.3bn cross currency swaps with an African central bank.
  • Advising an Italian banking group on implementation of phase 4regualtory initial margin.
  • Advising a US investment bank on EUR 1.5bn deal contingent FX forward transaction with respect to the EUR 19bn cable assets sale by Liberty Global to Vodafone.
  • Advising on the establishment of a prime brokerage business by a UK MTF operator.
  • Advising an investment bank of an omnibus pledge arrangement for agency securities financing transactions.

IBORs Discontinuance

The deadline for LIBOR’s discontinuance is fast approaching and there is little time for all counter-parties to prepare. The enormity of the LIBOR transition in some markets is formidable and it will be far more unnerving as the deadline draws ever closer. Our dedicated IBORs website offers in-depth analysis of the issues surrounding IBORs transition.

Visit ibors.fieldfisher.com