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On August 27, 2014, the SEC adopted a number of new rules and amendments designed to improve the quality of credit ratings and increase credit rating agency accountability in accordance with the Dodd-Frank Act.
In this issue:
- Bank Prudential Regulation & Regulatory Capital
- Credit Ratings
- Financial Services
- Shadow Banking
- Financial Market...more
At an open meeting this morning, the SEC adopted, by a vote of three to two, rule amendments and new rules to implement provisions of Dodd-Frank applicable to credit rating agencies registered as nationally recognized...more
On July 23, 2014, in connection with the adoption of final rules governing the structure and operation of money market funds, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) re-proposed amendments to Rule 2a-7 to implement...more
On July 3, the CFPB published a report on its study of the use of remittance histories in credit scoring, which found that (i) remittance histories have little predictive value for credit scoring purposes...more
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently adopted final amendments to certain rules and forms under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (1940 Act) and the Securities Act of 1933 (1933 Act) to implement a...more
The SEC has adopted amendments to eliminate references in certain of its rules and forms to credit ratings by nationally recognized statistical rating organizations, or NRSROs.
The changes were required by the...more
OSC to hold derivatives reporting seminar.
The Ontario Securities Commission announced that it will hold a seminar on January 15, 2014, on the reporting requirements under the new Derivatives Trade Repositories and...more
The staff of the Office of Credit Ratings of the SEC has submitted a study under Section 939C of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs of the...more
On June 21, 2013, the Department of Labor (DOL) published proposed amendments to certain class exemptions required by Section 939 A of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which directs federal...more
On May 23, the FHFA proposed a rule to require the Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBs) to base determinations about the appropriateness of specific investments or activities on their own internal documented analyses of credit and...more
While we’re on the topic of Dodd-Frank rules and regs that could have a significant impact on the securitization market, the SEC recently reported the findings of a study it conducted regarding assigned credit ratings for...more
Recently the Staff of the Division of Trading and Markets (the “Staff”) of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) published a report to Congress outlining the findings from the study the Commission was...more
In This Issue:
*Financial Industry Developments
- OCC Guidance on Transition Periods under Section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Act
- CFTC Reporting of Swap Transactions and Swap Dealer Registration
On December 18, 2012, the SEC released a Report to Congress on Assigned Credit Ratings, as required by Section 939F of the Dodd-Frank Act, to analyze the feasibility of establishing an assignment system for NRSROs to rate...more
Table of Contents:
Introduction; Financial Stability Reform; Resolution Planning; Agencies and Agency Oversight Reform; Securitization Reform; Derivatives Regulation; Investor Protection Reform; Credit Rating Agency...more
The SEC has released the study on credit ratings required by Section 939F of the Dodd-Frank Act. Section 939F provides that, after submission of the report to Congress containing the findings of the study, the SEC shall, by...more
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