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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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In this CPDcast, Alex Lincoln-Antoniou from RPC explains the SIBOR scandal in depth – what happened and the regulatory response. He gives a detailed analysis from the perspective of a commercial litigation practitioner including a comparison with our own domestic responses to the LIBOR scandal and from this analytical discussion, extracts the most important practical implications of the scandal for the future - both for practitioners and their clients.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what the SIBOR and LIBOR scandals were;
  • Know why the SIBOR and LIBOR scandals remain an on-going issue;
  • Be aware of the key findings of the review by the Monetary Authority of Singapore;
  • Have contemplated the different regulatory reactions to the SIBOR scandal compared to the LIBOR scandal;
  • Know the changes made to the SIBOR system in light of the scandal;
  • Understand the potential practical implications of the SIBOR scandal for practitioners.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • Monetary Authority of Singapore, Consultation Paper on Proposed Regulatory Framework for Financial Benchmarks, (2013).
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In this CPDcast, Alex Lincoln-Antoniou from RPC discusses the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s response to the Singapore Interbank Offered Rate (SIBOR) scandal and in particular, how this rather interestingly compares with our own domestic responses to the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) scandal.

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Date Recorded: 11th September 2013

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