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Struggling European countries may end their support for banks they view as having no systemic importance, warned a Fitch Ratings analyst at the agency’s 2010 credit outlook conference in London on January 19. “We’re becoming increasingly concerned...
A damning report by ratings agency Fitch has called for greater guidance, transparency and consistency into the application of Market Consistent Embedded Value (MCEV) principles while claiming continued prevarication over the standards is harming the...
Concern by the NAIC over the veracity of rating agencies’ analysis of insurers’ RMBS holdings is leading to a shake-up in how these organisations are used in the US. Is this pattern set to be followed in Europe?
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The US National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is considering removing nationally recognised statistical rating agencies (NRSROs) from the determination of its commercial mortgage-backed security (CMBS) capital requirements. In an exclusive...
The rating agencies’ traditional First Amendment defence will be tested to the full when the largest public sector pension fund in the US brings a billion-dollars-plus claim for SIV losses. The credit rating agencies have been fighting for their reputation...
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This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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