ESMA Securities and Markets Stakeholder Group Responds to ESMA Consultations on Draft Technical Standards and Technical Advice on the Market Abuse Regulation -
On October 13, the Securities and Markets Stakeholder...more
On October 1, DBRS released its methodologies for rating companies in oil and gas and oilfield services. Oil and Gas....more
UK FCA Policy Statement on Sponsor Competence and Consultations on Joint Sponsors and Sponsor Conflicts -
On September 26, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published consultation paper CP14/21, incorporating its...more
On September 23, DBRS published a request for comments for rating European Covered Bonds. The report described the DBRS criteria for rating all types of European covered bonds, whether issued under country-specific covered...more
On September 19, Fitch released its criteria for analyzing large loans within single-borrower or multiborrower U.S. CMBS transactions. On September 17, DBRS released its methodology for rating U.S. structured finance...more
No Intervention for Class of Homeowners in Suit Against HSBC -
On August 25, 2014, Judge Denise Cote of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York denied a motion brought by a class of putative...more
On July 31, Moody’s released its rating methodology for global manufacturing companies. On July 25, Fitch released its global rating criteria for Corporate CDOs. On July 25, DBRS issued its methodology for rating companies in...more
On July 24, S&P issued a request for comment on changes to methodology and assumptions for assessing Japanese RMBS.
On July 24, Fitch issued Asia-Pacific Consumer ABS ratings criteria.
On July 24, Fitch issued...more
On June 13, Moody’s announced that its private student loan default rate index will continue to decline.
On June 13, Fitch announced that it has taken various conforming rating actions on enhanced municipal bonds and...more
Bank of England Launches New Framework to Test for Cyber Vulnerabilities -
On June 10, the Bank of England launched a new framework to help identify areas where the financial sector could be vulnerable to sophisticated...more
On May 29, Fitch released its criteria for rating U.S. nonprofit institutions.
On May 28, Fitch released its criteria for rating caps and limitations on global structured finance transactions....more
On January 23, Fitch released its criteria for analyzing interest rate stresses in structured finance transactions and covered bonds. On January 22, DBRS released its methodology for rating wind power projects. On January 22,...more
On October 17, DBRS published revised rating methodology for Canadian consumer auto-backed securitization. On October 16, Fitch published an update of its rating criteria for toll roads, bridges and tunnels. On October 15,...more
On September 17, DBRS published a criteria for rating Canadian derivatives. On September 17, DBRS published a criteria for rating Canadian ABCP. On September 16, DBRS published a criteria for assessing legal considerations...more
On September 4, Fitch released its criteria for rating covered bonds. On September 3, DBRS released its methodology for Canadian residential mortgage servicer evaluations....more
On August 15, Fitch released its rating criteria hierarchy. On August 14, Fitch released its criteria for rating market value structures. On August 14, Fitch released its criteria for rating closed-end fund debt and preferred...more
On June 13, S&P released its insurance criteria for U.S. and Canadian CMBS transactions. On June 13, Fitch released its criteria for assigning short-term ratings for variable-rate demand obligations (VRDOs) or maturing...more
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