Barnier keeps securitization high on agenda

By Tom Porter
03 Apr 2014

European Union Commissioner Michel Barnier added his weight to the regulatory impetus behind securitization on Tuesday, saying the promotion of the asset class as a tool for boosting business lending would not endanger financial stability

Barnier told the Ecofin conference in Athens that he wanted securitization products to be “part of the toolbox that will unlock additional sources of funding to the real economy,” but only in a way that would “raise no financial stability concerns”.
“The first step is to define criteria by ...

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