EBA: No Synthetic Swerve On 122a Rules

European banks investing in securitizations will not be able to dodge investor due diligence requirements under the Capital Requirements Directive’s Article 122a by using synthetic hedging—such as credit default swaps—to shift exposures onto an unaffiliated non-regulated entity, the European Banking Authority has said.

  • 04 Oct 2011

European banks investing in securitizations will not be able to dodge investor due diligence requirements under the Capital Requirements Directive’s Article 122a by using synthetic hedging—such as credit default swaps—to shift exposures onto an unaffiliated non-regulated entity, the European Banking Authority has said.

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2 Citi 4,679 16 12.02
3 Lloyds Bank 3,158 6 8.11
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 3,104 10 7.97
5 Morgan Stanley 3,066 8 7.88

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