On July 28, Fitch published an exposure draft entitled "Rating Bank Regulatory Capital Securities", detailing proposed adjustments to its rating criteria for bank-issued hybrid securities and subordinated debt. Fitch Release. Fitch Exposure Draft.
On July 28, Fitch updated its criteria report for Rating Guidelines for Confirming Letter of Credit-Supported Bonds, which replaces the criteria report issued on July 13, 2010. Fitch Release. Fitch Report.
On July 26, Moody's revised its rating methodology for FHA-VA U.S. RMBS transactions. Moody's Release.
On July 22, S&P revised its rating criteria for all U.S. RMBS transactions that were analyzed using LEVELS. S&P Release.
On July 22, S&P revised its rating criteria for analyzing loans governed by anti-predatory lending laws. S&P Release.