A new Standard & Poor’s report ‘Assessment Of The Basel II Framework: Incentive To Securitize Corporate Exposures Remains’ has found that the introduction of Basel II is unlikely to translate into reduced securitization of corporate exposures.
India's structured finance business ground to a halt earlier this year after the introduction of the country's first securitisation guidelines. But with the changes now digested, new issuers are coming to market, says Sarfraz Thind
A three-pronged law change passed at the back end of 2005 was meant to open up Spain's securitisation market but new issuance has not been forthcoming. Hardeep Dhillon reports on what's blocking the pipeline
The risk of trade receivables securitisations comes from both the pool of assets and the seller of the assets. Vivien Brunel develops a model for securitisation exposures that deals with both risks, and analyses in detail the interplay between debtors'...
Securitisation based on new, previously unexploited assets, is a growth industry, expected to double in size by the end of 2006. Sarfraz Thind reports on how issuers are getting smarter at applying existing tools to new areas
China's capital markets are hardly at the cutting edge of global developments: stifling state control and regulation have so far hindered the emergence of a securitisation market. But that may be set to change after landmark issues from two banks. Nadia...
It has been more than six years in the making, but the final text of the Basel II framework has arrived. The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision published the text at the end of June to a mix response from the financial services industry.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision issued a statement yesterday altering its approaches to securitisation and credit risk mitigation in Pillar I.
The European Securitisation Forum (ESF) has responded to calls from investors in asset-backed securities for better disclosure by releasing market practice guidelines for the securitisation market.
The deteriorating credit quality of South Korea’s securitised credit card portfolios has not only meant Korean asset-backed securities issuance has ground almost to a halt this year, but that it is likely to negatively affect consumer finance securitisation...
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision announced today that the finalisation of Basel II will be postponed from year-end 2003 to mid-year 2004.
US regulators published the much-awaited advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) late on Friday afternoon, after a meeting of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve.
Perhaps only by comparison with the 1988 Basel capital Accord does its successor look appealing. Basel I is widely derided for institutionalising irrationality in lending and loan portfolio management.
Securitisation and related forms of credit risk transfer are unlikely to suffer in the long-term under the Basel II proposals, according to a report published today by financial and risk management consultancy, Mercer Oliver Wyman.
Risk invited leading players in the securitisation industry to a round-table discussion on thefuture of new business. Despite a booming Italian market, concerns over regulatory issuesdominated proceedings.