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ECB and Bank of England consider how to address the "impaired" securitisation market
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 3 2014

Global regulators have been expected for several weeks to announce measures to remove barriers to "high quality" securitisation, and the Bank of

The approach to developing common suitability standards for the sale of complex financial products: an industry view
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union, Global
  • 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

“Retailisation” of structured products in the EU
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union
  • August 12 2013

In early July, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published an Economic Report discussing the sale of complex financial products

EU risk retention requirements revised
  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • January 15 2014

On December 17, 2013 the European Banking Authority (EBA) issued its final draft of new rules relating to the retention by sponsors, originators and

EU risk retention rules and CLOs the journey’s end?
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • European Union
  • June 26 2014

The EU’s risk retention framework will come into effect next week, marking the end of a long legislative process. The new capital requirements

European Supervisory Authorities publish recommendations for improving the EU securitization framework
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • European Union
  • May 20 2015

On May 12, 2015, the European Supervisory Authorities published a report setting out the outcome of their review of EU legislative disclosure and due

Direct lending in Italy: the evolving regulatory landscape
  • Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP
  • European Union, Italy
  • January 19 2015

Investor interest in the European loan markets and increased need for portfolio diversification has necessitated Hedge Funds to focus on a wider

Securitisation regulation - recast retention provisions update
  • Dechert LLP
  • European Union
  • September 14 2015

The Financial Times published leaked drafts of proposed EU legislation on securitisations on August 25. The draft regulations, which would be

Coming off the naughty step
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union
  • June 23 2015

Securitisation has taken a battering in recent years. A complex financing technique, little understood by the public, it was an easy scapegoat as a

FMLC responds on EU regulatory framework for financial services
  • Dentons
  • European Union
  • January 29 2016

FMLC has published its response to the Commission's now-closed call for evidence on the EU regulatory framework for financial services (see FReD 2