Regulators release risk retention rule; publish a specific loan-to-value ratio for those mortgages that will be exempted
As the cost of issuing debt via the senior unsecured market has risen substantially since the financial crisis, banks have turned increasingly to the covered bond markets for low cost funding. But will...
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The US dollar covered bond market burst into life in 2010, as foreign banks took advantage of the favourable negative euro-dollar basis. All the signs suggest this year will see more of the same; and there may at last be some positive momentum for a covered...
The US foreclosures crisis revealed the operational risks that arise when banks behave like mortgage factories
Basel III represents progress over its two predecessors, but more work needs to be done in the areas of counterparty risk and systemic risk.
The private label RMBS market in the US has been hit in recent months by the threat of legal action from investors, demanding that banks take back loans included in RMBS deals that have breached reps and warranties. Do investors have a case, and what...
A number of value-in-force transactions based on future Asian insurance profits, including seldom-seen cash monetisation deals, are being looked at behind closed doors as a means to ease constraints on capital for insurance groups. But activity may remain...
Bookrunners: Lloyds TSB, JP Morgan, RBS
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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