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Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: credit rating agency provisions
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2010

On July 15, 2010, the Senate passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which was passed by the House of Representatives on June 30th


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


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


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


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


Fed rules regarding mortgages
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2010

On August 16, the Fed issued proposed, interim and final rules relating to mortgage loans