As we settle into the new year, we expect to see some important developments that will affect participants in the derivatives market. This Sidley Update focuses on the impact these events will have on investment advisers and recommends specific actions to take in preparation for these changes. Specifically, this Sidley Update provides information regarding the impending sunset of LIBOR, uncleared margin requirements, regulation of security-based swaps, and new federal position limits for commodity futures contracts and economically equivalent swaps.
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