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FDIC final rule for “safe harbor” protection for securitizations

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 18 2010

On September 27, the Board of Directors of the FDIC approved a Final Rule (the "Final Rule") that governs the rights of the FDIC, as conservator or receiver of a failed insured depository institution (a "Bank"), over financial assets previously transferred by such Bank in connection with a securitization or participation transaction

SECCFTC ANPR: Dodd-Frank Act, Title VII definitions

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2010

On August 13, the Fed and the CFTC issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking to solicit comments on how to define key terms in connection with swaps and security-based swaps and as to regulations to be prescribed regarding "mixed swaps", as required under Section VII of the Dodd-Frank Act

Fed neighborhood stabilization summit

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2010

On August 26, the Fed announced plans to sponsor a national summit on September 1 and 2 to discuss methods and resources for encouraging neighborhood stabilization in the aftermath of the U.S. home mortgage foreclosure crisis

ISDA streamlines credit derivative novation process

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2010

On August 25, ISDA published 'Additional Provisions for Consent to, Confirmation of, Transfer by Novation of OTC Derivative Transactions'

Obama administration announces panelists for housing conference

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2010

On August 12, the Obama administration announced a list of panelists and conference agenda for the August 17 "Conference on the Future of Housing Finance"

TreasuryHUD Conference on the Future of Housing Finance

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2010

On August 7, Treasury Secretary Geithner made opening remarks at the Conference on the Future of Housing Finance

Rating agency updates

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2010

On August 6, S&P revised its methodology and assumptions for leveraged super senior CDOs

Rating agency updates

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2010

On July 28, DBRS released its methodology for structured finance servicer evaluations

Dodd-Frank Act: SEC developments

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2010

On July 23, the SEC updated its interpretation of the Securities Act of 1933 to indicate that Section 413(a) of the Dodd-Frank Act, which changes the net worth standard for an accredited investor as set forth in Regulation D of the Securities Act, is effective immediately

Senate passes FJA bill

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2010

On August 4, the Senate passed H.R. 5981, a bill giving the FHA more flexibility to adjust its premiums for single-family housing mortgage insurance by allowing it to raise its annual premium from the current maximum of 0.55 to a maximum of 1.55