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Disclosure for Asset-Backed Securities Related to Representations, Warranties and Repurchase Histories

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Banking, Public Companies and Securities In transaction agreements that govern a securitization, issuers or originators of asset-backed securities, or ABS, typically make “representations and warranties” about the characteristics and the quality of loans included in a securitization.  If a loan does not comply with the representation or warranty, an ABS issuer or lender can be required to repurchase the loan […] Read more →

by   |   January 21, 2011

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SEC Staff Concludes Insufficient Capacity to Examine Investment Advisers

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Private Equity Thus, the staff believes that the SEC likely will not have sufficient capacity in the near or long term to conduct effective examinations of registered investment advisers with... Read more →

by   |   January 19, 2011

FSOC Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Authority to Require Supervision and Regulation of Certain Nonbank Financial Companies

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Insurance, Investment Advisers, Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Act mandated that the Financial Stability Oversight Council, or FSOC, ensure that all financial companies whose failure could pose a threat to the financial... Read more →

by   |   January 18, 2011

FDIC Board Approves Interim Final Rule on New Orderly Liquidation Authority

Banking The Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC, approved an interim final rule clarifying how the agency will treat certain creditor claims under the... Read more →

by   |   January 18, 2011