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Katie Russell

ISDA Advisory

Real Estate | Kennett Square, PA

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About Katie

Katie Russell is a member of the ISDA Advisory team for Chatham’s Regulatory Compliance Advisory practice, providing reviews and negotiation services across corporate, private equity and real estate sectors. In addition to advising on ISDA and related documentation, she is also involved with ISDA working groups tasked with assisting in processes related to regulatory changes and developments. Katie believes that the key to successful advising is diligence, and has focused on becoming a subject matter expert in multiple areas related to derivatives regulation and documentation.

Prior to coming to Chatham, Katie worked for nearly a decade in the worker’s compensation field, specializing in the preparation and review of paperwork for court submissions and settlement proceedings. She received her master’s degree in criminal justice from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA and holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Delaware in Newark, DE.



U.S. federal legislation for LIBOR transition

  • LIBOR Transition
The U.S. House Financial Services Committee, Ways and Means Committee, and Education and Labor Committee are considering legislation that would provide a framework to determine the replacement rate in contracts that reference LIBOR but do not include fallback language identifying a replacement...

Introduction of 2021 ISDA definitions and digital library

ISDA recently announced their launch of an online library (ISDA MyLibrary) to house ISDA published documentation. This platform provides users with an interactive format offering search functions, comparability tools and hyperlinks to defined terms and external resources, like educational materials.

Changes to LIBOR administration in the U.S. and UK

  • LIBOR Transition
The FCA and IBA proposed changes to their respective administration of GBP LIBOR and USD LIBOR towards the end of 2020, as the LIBOR transition nears its original 2021 deadline. Details are below about the proposed legislation (FCA) and the extension of certain LIBOR tenors into 2023 (IBA).


  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory Compliance Advisory


  • Master of Criminal Justice

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