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Important dates

Keep these dates in mind as the LIBOR to SOFR transition approaches.

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2021

First Half 2021

Proposed Release of Term (forward-looking) SOFR

December 2021

CESSATION OF LIBOR

Q4 2020

December 31st

Final day for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to purchase LIBOR indexed loan

October 19, 2020

Both derivatives clearing houses, LCH and CME, will convert their discounting methodology for all USD based derivatives from Fed Funds to SOFR. This should create more liquidity for a SOFR swap market.
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Q3 2020

September 30th

Final day for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac LIBOR loans to go under application

September 1st

Freddie Mac no longer quoting LIBOR indexed loans, all new quotes will be SOFR indexed

August

ISDA to publish definitions for fallback triggers, rates and spread adjustments
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July

Bloomberg began publishing ISDA SOFR spread adjustment [Resources]

Q2 2020

June

ARRC released revised fallback language recommendations for loans
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Agency: Freddie Mac/Fannie Mae LIBOR Transition Playbook
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2019

September

ARRC released "Practical Implemenation Checklist" for SOFR adoption
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2018

Second Half 2018

LCH /CME began clearing the first SOFR swaps

April

NY Fed began publishing SOFR rate
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2017

October

AARC Paced Transition Plan implemented
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June

SOFR chosen by ARRC as leading alternative to LIBOR

2014

AARC formed to assess LIBOR phaseout and research alternative rate indices