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Rating Agency Developments

 

On November 30, 2016, Fitch published its U.S. water and sewer revenue bond rating criteria. Report.

On November 29, 2016, Fitch published its rating criteria for RMBS transactions in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Report.

On November 29, 2016, Fitch published its rating criteria for GARVEE bonds. Report.

On November 28, 2016, DBRS published an update to its approach to rating U.S. RMBS transactions. Report.

On November 28, 2016, Moody’s published its approach to rating Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) CMBS transactions. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On November 9, 2016, Fitch updated its ratings criteria for analyzing U.S. wireless tower transactions. Report.

On November 8, 2016, DBRS published its ratings methodology for Canadian trade receivable securitization transactions. Report.

On November 8, 2016, DBRS published its ratings methodology for Canadian residential mortgages, home equity lines of credit and reverse mortgages. Report.

On November 8, 2016, DBRS published its ratings methodology for Canadian credit card and personal line of credit securitizations. Report.

On November 4, 2016, Fitch updated its ratings criteria for charter schools. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On October 26, 2016, Fitch published its updated Criteria for Interest Rate Stresses in Structured Finance Transactions and Covered Bonds. Press Release.

On October 26, 2016, Fitch published its updated Covered Bonds Rating Criteria. Press Release.

On October 25, 2016, DBRS published a report entitled Rating European Consumer and Commercial Asset‑Backed Securitizations. Report.

On October 25, 2016, DBRS published a report entitled Rating U.S. Credit Card Asset‑Backed Securities. Report.

On October 25, 2016, DBRS published a report entitled Rating European Sub‑Sovereign Governments. Report.

On October 24, 2016, Fitch published its updated Canadian Residential Mortgage Rating Criteria. Release.

On October 20, 2016, DBRS published a report entitled Rating Companies in the Regulated Electric, Natural Gas and Water Utilities Industry. Report.

On October 20, 2016, DBRS published a report entitled Rating Companies in the Gaming Industry. Report.

On October 20, 2016, DBRS published a report entitled Rating Companies in the Automotive Supplier Industry. Report.

On October 20, 2016, DBRS published a report entitled Rating Companies in the Automotive Manufacturing Industry. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On October 17, 2016, DBRS issued a report entitled: CMBS North American SurveillanceReport.

On October 14, 2016, Moody’s issued a report entitled: Moody’s Approach to Rating Securities Backed by Pools of Both FFELP and Private Student Loans. Report.

On October 14, 2016, DBRS issued a report entitled: Global Methodology for Rating Finance CompaniesReport.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On October 4, 2016, Moody’s published its approach to rating revenue bonds of U.S. municipal Joint Action Agencies (JAA). Report.

On October 3, 2016, DBRS published derivative criteria for European structured finance transactions. Report.

On October 3, 2016, Moody’s published its approach to assessing credit risk for rated issuers in the business and consumer service industry. Report.

On October 3, 2016, Moody’s published its approach to rating credit tenant lease and comparable lease financings. Report.

On October 3, 2016, Moody’s published its rating methodology for companies in the global integrated oil and gas industry. Report.

On September 30, 2016, Moody’s published methodology for rating debt issuance under certified capital company, new markets tax credit and similar programs. Report.

On September 29, 2016, Fitch published its methodology for assigning new and monitoring existing international ratings to aircraft enhanced equipment trust certificates (EETCs). Report.

Rating Agency Developments

On September 14, 2016, DBRS published its methodology for rating European structured finance transactions. Report.

On September 14, 2016, DBRS published and is requesting comment on its methodology for rating European sub-sovereign governments. Report.

On September 14, 2016, Fitch updated its rating criteria for future flow securitizations. Report.

On September 14, 2016, Fitch updated its rating criteria for Mexican RMBS. Report.

On September 13, 2016, Moody’s published its rating methodology for RMBS using the MILAN framework. Report.

On September 9, 2016, Fitch updated its rating criteria for obligations of closed-end funds (CEFs) and market value structures (MVS). Report.

On September 8, 2016, Moody’s published its rating methodology for tobacco settlement revenue securitizations. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On September 7, 2016, Moody’s updated and replaced its approach to assessing credit risk for U.S. charter schools. Report.

On September 7, 2016, S&P published its global framework criteria for rating securitizations of nonperforming loans. Report.

On September 2, 2016, DBRS issued a report titled: Rating Companies in the Communications Industry. Report.

On September 2, 2016, DBRS issued a report titled: Rating Companies in the Merchandising Industry. Report.

On September 2, 2016, DBRS issued a report titled: Rating Companies in the Consumer Products Industry. Report.

On September 2, 2016, DBRS issued a report titled: Rating Companies in the Oil and Gas Industry. Report.

On September 2, 2016, DBRS issued a report titled: Rating Companies in the Oilfield Services Industry. Report.

On September 2, 2016, DBRS issued a report titled: Rating Companies in the Mining Industry. Report.

On September 2, 2016, DBRS issued a report titled: Rating Container Terminal Operators. Report.

On September 1, 2016, Fitch updated its criteria for servicing continuity risk and incorporated it into the broader counterparty criteria for structured finance and covered bonds. Press release.

Rating Agency Developments

On August 2, 2016, Moody’s issued a report entitled: Moody’s Approach to Rating Securitisations Backed by Non-Performing and Re-Performing Loans.  Report.

On August 1, 2016, S&P issued a report entitled: General: Global Methodology for Rating Retranchings of ABS, CMBS, and RMBS.  Report.

On July 29, 2016, DBRS issued a report entitled: Global Methodology for Rating Banks and Banking Organisations.  Report.

On July 28, 2016, Fitch issued a report entitled: Fitch Updates Global Rating Criteria for CLOs and Corporate CDOs.  Report.

On July 28, 2016, Fitch issued a report entitled: Fitch: No Rating Changes from Update to Global LMI Criteria in RMBS.  Report.