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Proposed retention requirements on securitisation positions sold to European credit institutions

  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 7 2008

The Capital Requirements Directive (“CRD”) was adopted in June 2006, based on the Basel II G-10 Agreement

The continuing evolution of ECB eligible collateral

  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 23 2008

The European Central Bank (ECB) is continuing to develop and adapt the criteria which must be satisfied for asset backed securities to be included on the ECB’s list of eligible marketable assets which can be used as collateral by banks or bank branches established in a Eurozone member state in obtaining repo financing from the ECB to meet the needs and realities of the post credit-crunch capital markets

European insurance securitisation vehicle; where do we stand, what are the issues?

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union
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  • November 6 2008

Directive 200568CE on reinsurance (the Directive) came into force on December 10, 2005

The credit crunch breeds a rating agency watchdog

  • LK Shields
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  • European Union
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  • October 31 2008

As the credit crisis continues to affect confidence in the global financial market, the EU plans to adopt radical legislative measures for the oversight of Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs

EU regulatory measures in response to the financial and economic crisis

  • White & Case LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 12 2008

Since 1999, under its Financial Services Action Plan, the EU has radically reformed EU financial services legislation, modernising or introducing comprehensive legislation in areas such as banking, investment services, securities and insurance, as well as measures on corporate governance, economic crime, audit and accounting

Investment management associations warn on credit ratings

  • Dentons
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  • European Union
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  • December 19 2008

IMA, EFAMA and the European Securitisation Forum have warned that asset managers rely too much on credit ratings

Mandate to ESME for advice: role of credit rating agencies

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 10 2007

The European Commission has published the mandate it has given to the European Securities Markets Experts Group to advise on certain issues in relation to the role of credit rating agencies and the importance of ratings in the financial markets and, in particular, in the field of structured finance

CESR publishes consultation on credit rating agencies and structured finance

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • European Union
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  • February 22 2008

On February 13, the EU Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) published a consultation on the role of credit rating agencies in structured finance as part of its continuing review of the role of credit rating agencies and the rating process for structured finance instruments

CESR consults on non-equity markets transparency

  • Dentons
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  • European Union
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  • January 9 2009

CESR is consulting on the role of trade transparency in the corporate bond, structured finance and credit derivatives markets

ECB eligible collateral: the ECB raises the bar

  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
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  • European Union
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  • January 21 2009

The European Central Bank (ECB) specifies criteria which must be satisfied for asset backed securities to be included on the ECB's list of eligible marketable assets