Synthetic securitizations must wait for STS blessing

Significant risk transfer (SRT) issuers are concerned that they may have to wait until as late as 2021 for their deals to become eligible for the European ‘simple, transparent and standardised’ (STS) securitization designation, following comments at the Association for Financial Markets in Europe's Spanish Funding Conference in Madrid on Thursday.

  • By Tom Brown
  • 07 Feb 2019

Speaking at the conference, European Banking Authority policy adviser Christian Moor said that a final regulatory draft concerning SRTs may not be published until 2021.

“There is a bit of confusion across issuers, and what is happening now is that when we talk to the supervisory team, the answers ...

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