Proposed EC ABS Regs Get Flack

European countries, banks and industry associations in the region have openly slammed proposed asset-backed securities restrictions from the European Commission.

  • 06 Aug 2008

--Cristina Pittelli

European countries, banks and industry associations in the region have openly slammed proposed asset-backed securities restrictions from the European Commission. The proposals would require banks to hold 10% of their future issuances, among other conditions.

In letters to the EU, industry participants argued that the measures ...

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