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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
  • August 6 2010

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


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


FDIC pilot RMBS transaction
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2010

On July 30, the FDIC closed a sale of RMBS backed by approximately $471.3 million of performing single-family mortgages from 16 failed banks


Foreclosure prevention assistance
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2010

On August 4, the Obama Administration approved plans submitted by state housing finance agencies in North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, and South Carolina to access $600 million in foreclosure prevention assistance from the "Hardest Hit Fund", which was established in February to provide aid in states most affected by the downturn of the housing market


Rating agency updates
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2010

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


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'


ISDA publishes HIRE Act Protocol
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2010

On August 23, ISDA published the 2010 HIRE Act Protocol, which addresses the changes in law effected by the HIRE Act, enacted on March 18


FHFA report on condition of GSEs
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2010

On August 16, the FHFA released its first Conservator's Report on the Enterprises' Financial Condition, which discusses key aspects of the financial condition of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac during conservatorship