Credit rating agencies (CRAs)
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If agencies follow Moody's lead, S&P would be isolated
Analysing early termination costs - and the risks of contagion - will be tough
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Smaller agency blocked from rating ABS and sovereign debt
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The SPV swap replacement game
A number of downgraded banks are required to find swap counterparty replacements for over 300 structured finance transactions – but this is proving difficult, with few candidates willing or able t...
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