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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.



Transitioning away from LIBOR - are you ready?

  • LIBOR Transition
Our friends from The Kafafian Group sat down with Matt Tevis and Kim Johnston from Chatham to discuss the transition away from LIBOR, various alternatives including SOFR, and how community banks can best prepare.

LIBOR transition update

  • LIBOR Transition
After December 31, 2021 the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will no longer compel banks to submit rates for the calculation of LIBOR, which may lead to a permanent cessation of this benchmark.
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  • Financial Institutions
  • Regulatory Compliance Advisory


  • Master of Finance
  • Certified Compliance and Regulatory Professional

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