COVID-19: Key Issues for Swap and Repo Participants in a Difficult Market
COVID-19 has disrupted financial markets in ways that affect swaps and repurchase agreements in distinct ways. Margin calls create immediate liquidity risk and may lead to an event of default. Valuations and dispositions of collateral in turbulent and illiquid markets create risks for both sides of a transaction. The webinar recording above contains discussions about key contractual issues under New York, U.S., and English law.
To view our white paper titled COVID-19: An End-User’s Guide to Margin Calls and Valuation Issues Affecting Repurchase Agreements and Swaps, click here.