US Treasury looks to ease ABS regs, says Dodd-Frank ‘went too far’

A capital markets report from the US Treasury said that post-crisis regulation has hindered the US securitization market, and proposes a set of regulatory tweaks largely not requiring Congressional involvement to ease the burden on market participants.

  • By David Bell
  • 09 Oct 2017

The measures proposed by the Treasury are aimed at easing capital requirements imposed on banks holding securitizations, loosening risk retention and boosting the liquidity of the secondary market for the instruments by adjusting bank liquidity standards.

“Dodd-Frank and various rulemakings implemented to address pre-crisis structural weaknesses in the ...

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