Switzerland: Approaching the endgame: LIBOR transition in the Swiss syndicated loan market

As readers of JIBFL will be well aware, it is expected that LIBOR will no longer be available after the end of 2021, with the exception of certain tenors for USD LIBOR that will be published until the end of June 2023 and, potentially, a synthetic LIBOR for certain currency-tenor settings.

He is the co-head of the Baker McKenzie Zurich Banking & Finance Group as well as of the Restructuring & Insolvency Group.

Philip Spoerlé is an associate in Baker McKenzie’s Zurich office and a member of the Capital Markets, Banking & Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions practice groups.

Samuel Marbacher teaches at University of Zurich in the CUREM master and executive classes and at the IFZ Institute for Financial Services, Zug.

He has previously worked in the Firm’s Sydney office and was seconded to the legal team of one of Switzerland’s leading banks.

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