Glossary of Terms


Green and Sustainable Lending Glossary of terms

November 2020

On 30 March 2020, we published the Green and Sustainable Lending Glossary, which is intended to aid transparency of terms in this rapidly evolving area of the market. It covers, in alphabetical order, everything from carbon neutral to The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Updated November 2020.

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LIBOR/RFR Glossary of terms

June 2020

On 11 June 2020, we have published a glossary of key terms related to the transition from LIBOR to near risk-free rates ("RFRs"). The transition from LIBOR has resulted in the use of a number of new acronyms and phrases being used in the market, for example, SONIA, SOFR, observation shift, lookback, amendment approach and hardwired approach to name just a few. This glossary is intended to assist our members in understanding the terminology used in respect of LIBOR transition and the use of RFRs in the syndicated loan market

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