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The EBA's recent discussion paper on significant risk transfer (SRT) outlines the common structural features of risk transfer transactions in an attempt to harmonise their regulation and supervision (SCI 20 September). The move ultimately may bring the CRR regulation closer to extending the STS label to synthetic securitisations.
The EBA's proposals are informed by the new European securitisation framework and the authority believes that SRT will be a crucial aspect of this reform.
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