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Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: credit rating agency provisions with comments on application to public finance

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 3 2010

On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

144A transactions: impact of Dodd-Frank and proposed SEC Reg AB II

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2010

Issuers and financial intermediaries in securitization offerings made pursuant to Rule 144A of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 should be aware of the implications of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, signed into law in the United States on July 21, 2010, as well as the proposed changes to U.S. SEC Regulation AB on their future issuances

MSRB request for comment on underwriting activities of financial advisors

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

On August 17, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board issued a request for comment on draft amendments to Rule G-23, which would prohibit any broker, deal or municipal securities dealer acting as a financial advisor to an issuer in connection with a new issue of municipal securities from also acting as underwriter for such issuance

Rating agency updates

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

On August 24, Fitch released its revised criteria for rating Trust Preferred CDOs

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"

Rating agency updates

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

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