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The CNMV organizes this III Conference on June 15th, 2021 in order to facilitate the Libor transition, taking into account the recent announcement by the British authorities confirming its disappearance from next year and granting an additional eighteen-month period to the benchmark in dollars, as well as the transition from Eonia to €STR. At the same time, to inform about the recent recommendation of the working group on euro risk-free rates on fallbacks for the Euribor.

It will be attended by members of the CNMV and representatives of ESMA, the Bank of Spain, the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) of the United Kingdom, ISDA (International Swaps and Derivatives Association) and of EACH (European Association of CCP Clearing Houses) as well as Spanish financial entities, Banco Santander, BBVA and Caixabank, and non-financial entities, Telefónica.

Agenda

June 15th, 2021. From 10:00h to 13:30h.

Program

Program (subject to change)

Conference video

Conference papers

Status of interest rate benchmark reform. Presentations at the 3rd Conference organised by the CNMV on 15 June 2021

On 15 June 2021, the CNMV organized the III Conference on the "Status of interest rate benchmark reform" in which the challenges possed by the forthcoming disappearance of Libor, the most widely used benchmark in the world, and its replacement by risk-free rates were highlighted. In the euro zone, the Euribor modernization process is consolidating and the transition to the risk-free benchmark, the €STR, is progressing reasonably. All these issues were analysed by a prominent group of interveners whose contributions are compiled in this publication, thus helping to disseminate the reforms and promote the adaptation of markets and their participants in an orderly manner and without risks to financial stability.

Consult the document: status of interest rate benchmark reform