Section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Act is based on a misperception of OTC derivatives, says acting OCC head - who also acknowledged criticism of US uncleared margin proposals
Country risk classifications "are not sovereign ratings" says OECD. US regulators last month proposed using them as an alternative to external credit ratings
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