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16.28 IBOR Fallback Rates Data - BLOOMBERG is a trademark and service mark of Bloomberg Finance L.P. ("BFLP"). ISDA is a trademark and service mark of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. ("ISDA"). LIBOR® and ICE LIBOR® are trademarks of ICE Benchmark Administration Limited and/or its affiliates (collectively, “ICE”) and are used with permission under licence by ICE. Bloomberg Index Services Limited ("BISL" and, collectively with BFLP and their affiliates, "Bloomberg") maintains and calculates the ‘fallback’ data comprising the 'all in' fallback rates and their component parts, the adjusted ‘risk-free’ reference rates and the spread adjustment (collectively with any other data or information relating thereto or contained therein, the “Fallback Rates Data") under an engagement between BISL and ISDA. To the extent Bloomberg uses LIBOR in the determination of certain Fallback Rates Data, it does so under licence from ICE. None of Bloomberg, ISDA or, where applicable, ICE guarantees or makes any claim, prediction, warranty or representation whatsoever, express or implied, regarding the timeliness, accuracy, completeness of, or fitness for a particular purpose with respect to, the Fallback Rates Data and each shall have no liability in connection with the Fallback Rates Data. Without limiting the foregoing, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, none of Bloomberg, ISDA or, where applicable, ICE will be liable in contract or tort (including negligence), for breach of statutory duty or nuisance, or under antitrust laws, for misrepresentation or otherwise, in respect of any inaccuracies, errors, omissions, delays, failures, cessations or changes (material or otherwise) in the Fallback Rates Data, or for any damage, expense or other loss (whether direct or indirect) suffered by any person arising out of or in connection with the Fallback Rates Data or any reliance placed upon it by any person, and all implied terms, conditions and warranties, including, without limitation, as to quality, merchantability, fitness for purpose, title or non-infringement, in relation to the Fallback Rates Data, are hereby excluded. None of Bloomberg, ISDA or, where applicable, ICE makes any representations regarding whether the Fallback Rates Data would be appropriate for derivative or non-derivative financial instruments, including derivatives transacted outside of standard ISDA documentation and related protocols. Market participants are encouraged to consider and analyze the details of the Fallback Rates Data and determine independently whether they would be appropriate for any such use. Where Fallback Rates Data is used by IHS Markit as an input into: (i) a transaction, valuation, payment amount or settlement price and/or amount of an Approved Financial Product, or (ii) an index or benchmark, or constituents in any index or benchmark, and such Fallback Rates Data is disclosed by IHS Markit to you, you may only use it to identify how the Fallback Rates Data is used in connection with such use set out at (i) and (ii). “Approved Financial Product” means all financial products (created by any entity) incorporating or based upon ISDA Documentation for which the Fallback Rate(s) act as fallbacks as well as all other derivatives as well as cash security instruments, including, but not limited to, bonds, FRNs, loans and mortgages that have opted to use the Fallback Rate(s) as fallbacks in use cases not covered by ISDA Documentation. “ISDA Documentation” means standard documents produced and maintained by ISDA (such as the Supplement to the 2006 ISDA Definitions and related protocols) or instruments that incorporate such ISDA-maintained documents, including by exchange, clearing or other rule or reference.
Any other usage of any Fallback Rates Data (including pursuant to the usage terms referenced below) is prohibited without a separate agreement with Bloomberg in respect of such usage, unless otherwise agreed in writing.
For further information regarding the usage terms relating to the Fallback Rates Data, please refer to www.bloomberg.com/libor and https://assets.bbhub.io/professional/sites/27/ISDA-IBOR-Fallbacks-Web-Terms1.pdf (as may be updated from time to time).
16.30 European Central Bank The euro short-term rate “€STR ©” is the copyright of the European Central Bank. Disclaimer: The euro short-term rate – €STR, and any re-publication thereof (the “rate”) and all other related data and information, including the compounded euro sort-term rate average rates and the compounded euro short-term rate index, (the “information”) are published by the European Central Bank (ECB) for public information purposes only. The ECB and the Eurosystem national central banks, in so far as they contribute to the euro short-term rate determination process, shall not be liable for any error or inaccuracy in the rate or the information, for any delay in updating the rate or the information, nor shall they be liable or responsible for any reliance on or use of or inability to use the rate on the information in any financial instrument, contract, trade or any other commercial activity or investment decision. The ECB makes no representations or warranties, express or implied as to the currency, accuracy, timeliness, completeness, merchantability, or fitness for purpose of the rate or the information. The ECB accepts no liability or responsibility for any loss, damage, expense or claim (including, but not limited to any direct, indirect or consequential loss, whether or not such loss is foreseeable and whether or not the ECB has been apprised of the use to which the rate or the information will be put), however arising, from reliance on, use of or inability to use the rate or the information.
This disclaimer is not intended to limit the ECB’s non-contractual liability in contravention of any requirement which accord with the general principles common to the laws of Member States or to exclude its liability for matters which cannot be excluded under such laws.
16.31 Bank of Japan - TONAR The Tokyo Overnight Average Rate – TONAR, is the copyright of the Bank of Japan. Disclaimer: The Bank of Japan takes all reasonable measures to ensure the accuracy of the TONAR rate. However, the Bank of Japan assumes no responsibility for consequences arising in connection with the use of the TONAR rate.
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