LIBOR has long been used as a benchmark rate but the financial markets are moving away from using it as the interest rate benchmark in favor of alternative rates. Join NWAFP for a discussion with Jumana Poonawala from U.S. Bank on how Corporate Treasuries can help their organizations navigate the upcoming change and learn what you can do to be prepared.
Jumana Poonawala, Senior Vice President, Chief Program Officer for U.S. Bank’s LIBOR Transition Office, and is responsible for the execution of a coordinated strategy to manage the transition away from LIBOR by end 2023. In this capacity, she represents the bank on industry and regulatory working groups related to LIBOR transition; engaging with customers and other stakeholders; and managing the oversight of the legal, financial and operational risks related to the transition. Jumana has 20+ years of financial advisory experience, including ETF sub-advisory, in the asset management space. Prior to joining U.S. Bank, she was an Investment Officer and Co-Head of the Global Trade & Supply Finance group at International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank. She has also held positions at Chatham Financial, an interest rate and currency hedging advisory firm based out of Pennsylvania and Deloitte Consulting in the Financial Services Group in New York. Jumana holds a BA in Economics from Brandeis University and an MPA in International Economics from Harvard University, and has published research on forward markets in interest rates and FX.
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