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STS synthetics framework unveiled

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EBA publishes landmark consultation

The EBA has published its long-awaited discussion paper on its proposals for an STS framework for synthetic securitisation (SCI 20 September). The discussion paper aims to enhance transparency and further standardise risk transfer trades - although, for the moment, STS synthetic securitisations won’t benefit from preferential capital treatment via a reduction in senior tranche risk weights. 

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