Regulators align OTC contract treatment for STS securitizations with covered bonds

The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) on Tuesday brought the risk mitigation treatment of simple, transparent and standardised (STS) ABS deals in line with covered bonds for over-the-counter derivatives contracts. The announcement follows guidelines published last week by the European Banking Authority clarifying the finer points with regard to the STS framework that comes into effect next year,

  • By Asad Ali
  • 19 Dec 2018

With the publication of the new Securitization Regulation in the Official Journal last December, the ESAs were tasked with amending the existing regulatory technical standards (RTS), on risk mitigation techniques for OTC contracts not cleared by a central counterparty, thereby updating the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

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2 Goldman Sachs 2,096 5 12.39
3 Morgan Stanley 1,965 5 11.61
4 BNP Paribas 1,686 6 9.96
5 Barclays 1,565 4 9.25

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