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Kim Johnston

Regulatory Advisory

Financial Institutions | Denver, CO

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About Kim

Kim is a Director of Regulatory Advisory for Chatham’s Financial Institutions team where she advises banks and credit unions on the impacts of global derivatives regulation. She also serves as a subject matter expert on a range of derivatives documentation and is involved with ISDA working groups tasked with their ongoing development and implementation.

Prior to Chatham, Kim helped to create and grow the Derivatives Documentation team at Russell Investments. She has held various compliance and client service positions in the investment industry throughout her 20-year career, including at a global financial institution, mutual fund company, venture capital firm and hedge fund.

Kim has a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master’s in Finance from the University of Maryland. She also received the Certified Compliance and Regulatory Professional designation from the Lubin School of Business at Pace University.



ARRC issues updated guidance on the scope of Term SOFR

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The Alternative Reference Rates Committee issued updated guidance regarding the scope of use for Term Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR) derivatives.

LIBOR market update for financial institutions

  • LIBOR Transition
The transition from LIBOR is quickly approaching, and the market is evolving daily. Many financial institutions are looking for guidance to better prepare their organizations. We put together answers to many commonly asked questions that involve LIBOR-based derivatives.

Impact of the IBA consultation and FCA announcement for financial institutions

  • LIBOR Transition
On March 5, 2021, the ICE Benchmark Administration Limited (IBA), the administrator of the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR), released the results of its consultation on the cessation timeline for certain LIBOR tenors. In coordination with the IBA, the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct...
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  • Financial Institutions
  • Regulatory Compliance Advisory


  • Master of Finance
  • Certified Compliance and Regulatory Professional

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