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Issue 858 - 18th August

  • News Analysis

    • Structured Finance
      • Fine-tuning UK securitisation

        FCA and PRA take pragmatic approach to post-Brexit regulations

        The FCA’s consultation on UK securitisation regulations suggests there will be some welcome changes to retained regulations ‘onshored’ post-Brexit. But the British government is unlikely to secure the bonfire of regulati...

  • News

    • Structured Finance
      • SCI Start the Week - 14 August

        A review of SCI's latest content

        Last week's news and analysis California judge backs investors in clean-up call dispute Updates on court ruling in RMBS case and S&P dropping ESG indicators Empirical study reveals blockchain efficiency Updates on a new BIS working pa...

      • SCI In Conversation podcast: Jeff Krohn, Guy Carpenter

        We discuss the hottest topics in securitisation today...

        In this episode of the SCI In Conversation podcast, Guy Carpenter's md, mortgage and structured credit segment leader Jeff Krohn talks about the recent shape of events in the GSE CRT sector, from the perspective of the capital markets and re...

    • Capital Relief Trades
      • Risk transfer round-up - 17 August

        The week's CRT developments and deal news

        Pipeline updateAugust is living up to its reputation as a low point of activity for the capital relief trades market and the financial markets as a whole. With no deals expected to close this month, the sector is slowly but surely getting ready for y...

  • Market Moves

    • Structured Finance
      • Prelios acquisition agreed

        Market updates and sector developments

        ION subsidiary X3 Group is set to acquire Prelios from Davidson Kempner Capital Management. Established in 1990 in Milan, Italy, Prelios has more than €40bn of assets under management across non-performing loans, unlikely-to-pay exposures an...

      • Job swaps weekly: TCW snaps up American Century securitisation head

        People moves and key promotions in securitisation

        This week’s roundup of securitisation job swaps sees TCW Group appoint a successor to its recently departed global co-head of securitised products. Elsewhere, ARC Ratings has hired a European industry veteran as non-executive director, whil...

    • RMBS
      • UBS to pay US$1.4bn over pre-crisis RMBS

        Market updates and sector developments

        UBS has agreed to pay US$1.435bn in penalties to settle a case relating to historical alleged misconduct surrounding the underwriting and issuance of RMBS pre-financial crisis. The US Department of Justice filed a civil action in 2018 alleging that U...

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