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Lara Page, Partner with Stinson LLP, to Speak at The Knowledge Groupís LIBOR is Out; SOFR is In: Opportunities and Challenges Explored Webcast


New York, NY, August 21, 2019 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Lara Page, Partner with Stinson LLP will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “LIBOR is Out; SOFR is In: Opportunities and Challenges Explored.” This event is scheduled for Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET).

For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/cle-libor-sofr-webcast/

About Lara Page

Lara counsels lenders, investors and developers in financing transactions, concentrating on projects using federal and state incentives. Lara’s practice includes high-impact investments and loans for affordable housing, renewable energy and rural development projects, as well as other construction financing transactions and commercial real estate.

Lara has negotiated hundreds of millions of dollars of community development projects nationwide, cutting a wide swath across more than 25 states. She has extensive experience in complex construction and real estate financings, economic development projects and other investment fund structures and credit facilities.

About Stinson LLP

Stinson LLP represents hundreds of financial institutions on a wide range of banking issues. Working closely with community, regional and large national banks throughout the U.S., Stinson attorneys have vast experience handling mergers and acquisitions, regulatory and operations matters, new product development, commercial lending deals, prepaid cards and payment systems, creditors' rights, bankruptcy issues and commercial and class action litigation. We stay informed on federal and state regulations to aid clients in effective compliance measures. Our attorneys provide sophisticated counsel on M&A transactions and the tax, ERISA, regulatory, real estate, and antitrust issues involved. Stinson has consistently been listed among the top firms in S&P Global Market Intelligence's bank and thrift legal advisor rankings based on the number of M&A transactions. For more information, please visit www.stinson.com.

Abstract

Over the past years, various alternative rates have been crafted to effectively replace the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR). In 2018, the Alternative Reference Rates Committee (ARRC) recommended the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR) and is now working to promote its widespread adoption.

The transition to SOFR is bound to alter the overall market structure, compelling firms of all sizes to proactively protect their interests and deter potential risk issues. Practitioners must be acquainted with all the recent amendments in order to address the crucial economic, operational and legal consequences of this shift.

Join a panel of key thought leaders and finance professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of the myriad of issues surrounding the LIBOR to SOFR transition and as they delve into an in-depth analysis of the current developments involving this shift. Speakers will also provide the audience with best practices and strategies in dealing with the accompanying opportunities and challenges in this rapidly evolving legal climate.

In a live webcast, the speakers will discuss:

LIBOR Transition Guidance: What to Know and Do
Secured Overnight Funding Rate (SOFR): An Introduction
Recent Trends, Developments, and Updates
Potential Risks, Challenges, and Exposure
Key Actions and Significant Considerations

About The Knowledge Group Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
Contact Information
The Knowledge Group
Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
646-844-0200
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www.theknowledgegroup.org
Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services
tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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