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Is there a path through the woods?

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • European Union
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  • May 24 2013

There had been much disquiet over the impact on managed CLOs of the "skin In the game" requirements. However, as arbitrage economics and

The approach to developing common suitability standards for the sale of complex financial products: an industry view

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • European Union, Global
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  • July 14 2011

Following the demise of Lehman Brothers, concerns arose globally relating to the suitability and business conduct standards employed in the sales of financial products, and in June 2009 the Technical Committee of International Organization of Securities Commissions (“IOSCO”) announced that it had mandated a standing committee (“TCSC3”) to review the suitability obligations that relate to intermediaries’ distribution to investors of complex financial products

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

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

Main conclusions of the Council on transparency and rating agencies

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 21 2008

The Council of the European Union has published minutes from the 2882nd Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting which was held on 8 July 2008

European CLO 2.0 issuer jurisdiction quick reference guide

  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
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  • European Union
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  • January 13 2014

New issuance of collateralised loan obligations ("CLOs") rose last year to its highest level since the credit crunch. 2013 saw U.S. CLO issuance rise

Loan-level data implications

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • December 17 2012

European Central Bank and Bank of England liquidity schemes require that loan-level data be disclosed on a regular basis (no less than quarterly) with respect to asset-backed securities which are to be used as collateral

MEPs make short-selling changes

  • Dentons
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  • European Union
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  • March 11 2011

MEPs have voted on the Commission's draft Regulation on short selling and credit default swaps (CDS

Securitisation products for insurers under Solvency II

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union
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  • February 21 2011

The banking rules on investments in securitised loans Inappropriate investment by banks in sub-prime mortgages has been identified as one of the factors in the recent financial crisis

European Parliament committee approves "bankers' bonus" restrictions and increased bank capital requirements

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • European Union
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  • June 15 2010

Earlier today the European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee announced that it approved revisions to a draft directive proposed by the European Commission that would impose new restrictions on banker compensation and increase bank capital requirements for trading portfolios and re-securitizations