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Financial services update Vol. 10, Issue 9
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • March 9 2015

I recently had the opportunity to invest in individual shortterm real estate loans. Having devoted my current liquidity to a real estate


Financial services update February 9 2015 feature: shadow banking
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2015

Ten days ago, while discussing a macroprudential approach to regulation, Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel K. Tarullo suggested the Board


Regulators revisiting "qualified residential mortgage" definition
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2011

On December 6th, Reuters reported that regulators responsible for drafting risk retention rules for originators of asset-backed securities are revisiting what would be considered a "qualified residential mortgage," exempt from the risk retention requirement


Financial services update August 18 2014 industry news
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2014

On August 15th, Reuters discussed how banking regulators are enlisting banks in the fight against money laundering. Enlistment. Living Wills and


Financial services update March 31 2014 federal rules effective dates
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2014

Enhancing Protections Afforded Customers and Customer Funds Held by Futures Commission Merchants and Derivatives Clearing Organizations; Correction


Financial services update December 15 2014 industry news
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2014

On December 12th, Reuters discussed whether significant changes to the Dodd-Frank Act were likely in 2015. Expectations. Securitization Framework On


Unintended consequences
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2012

On October 26th, Asset-Backed Alert discussed one of the unintended consequences of the Dodd-Frank Act's delegation of authority over derivatives to the CFTC: how the Federal Housing Finance Agency can avoid registration as a commodity pool operator as a result of its use of synthetic derivatives in its securitization of mortgages


Post-trade transparency amendments are approved
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2012

On October 23rd, the SEC approved the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority's proposal relating to post-trade transparency for agency pass-through mortgage-backed securities transactions and SBA-backed asset-backed securities transactions


FHFA progress report on the common securitization infrastructure
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2013

On April 30th, the Federal Housing Finance Agency provided a progress report on its proposal for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to establish a "common


Reduction of reporting times for agency pass-through MBS traded TBA
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2013

On April 17th, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority reminded firms of the coming reduction in reporting periods for the timely reporting of