Swedish regulations to limit risk transfer

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Category: Capital Relief Trades ABS

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Finansinspektionen, Sweden's financial supervisory authority, recently released new securitisation guidelines in an attempt to tackle what it sees as flow-back risk, or the possibility of credit risk flowing back onto bank balance sheets. The guidelines are expected to reduce issuance of Swedish capital relief trades.

Traditionally, Swedish systemic lenders have funded themselves cheaply through covered bonds rather than securitisations.

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