What Negative Libor Would Mean For The Lending Market

Law360, New York (March 25, 2016, 10:39 AM EDT) -- J. Paul Forrester

Kiel Bowen

Adam C. Wolk In today's low interest rate environment, banks and others that follow the leveraged lending and other credit markets are increasingly interested in the effects that negative rates could have on their existing loan facilities that bear interest based on floating rates.

On Feb. 10, 2016, in testimony to Congress' House Financial Services Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen did not say whether the Fed will increase its benchmark interest rate again in March after lifting it in December for the first time in nine years,[1] but in response to a question regarding whether...

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