In a joint statement, the Federal Reserve Board, the CFPB, the FDIC, the National Credit Union Administration and the OCC, as well as state bank and credit union regulators, emphasized the importance of continued progress in transitioning away from LIBOR.
At a Financial Stability Oversight Council meeting on June 11, 2021, Federal Reserve Board Vice Chair for Supervision Randal K. Quarles encouraged the move toward the Secured Overnight Financing Rate and warned banks that the use of USD LIBOR quotes available after December 2021 for new products would create safety-and-soundness risks.
Bank regulators reminded firms that USD LIBOR will cease on June 30, 2023, and that firms should act quickly to complete transition efforts.
The Federal Reserve Board, the FDIC and the OCC encouraged banks to begin transitioning loans away from LIBOR "without delay," and reiterated that they are not endorsing a specific replacement rate for LIBOR for loans.
The U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets considered legislation and testimony concerning the transition from the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate.