On October 11, 2013, CMS posted the 2014 Medicare Health Plan Quality and Performance Ratings, which are commonly referred to as “Star Ratings.” CMS released the 2014 Star Ratings several days later than originally...more
On February 5, two Standard & Poor’s entities filed a declaratory judgment action in the Southern District of South Carolina seeking to bar the South Carolina Attorney General from suing S&P under South Carolina’s Unfair...more
On February 4, the Department of Justice filed a complaint in the Central District of California against two Standard & Poor’s entities in connection with credit ratings S&P provided for certain RMBS and CDOs....more
On January 10, DBRS released the following rating methodologies:
- European covered bonds.
- Unified interest rate model for European securitizations.
- Unified interest rate model for global...more
Benjamin Franklin said that the only things certain in life are death and taxes. I would add the annual announcement of Chambers rankings. And, sure enough, they are coming out soon....more