Rating Agency Developments

On July 28, DBRS published methodology for conducting operational risk assessments for U.S. asset-backed securities originatorsReport.

On July 28, 2015, DBRS published methodology for conducting operational risk assessments for U.S. asset-backed securities servicersReport.

On July 28, DBRS published methodology for rating U.S. property assessed clean energy (PACE) securitizationsReport.

On July 28, DBRS published methodology for rating Canadian split share companies and trustsReport.

On July 28, DBRS published methodology for assigning and reviewing stability ratings for Canadian structured income fundsReport.

On July 24, Fitch published a new investor FAQ report on EMEA oil and gasRelease.

On July 23, Fitch updated its global covered bonds master criteriaRelease.

On July 23, Fitch published rating criteria for SHFA mortgage insurance or guarantee fund programsRelease.

On July 23, Fitch published updated insurance-linked securities (ILS) methodologyRelease.

On July 23, Fitch released final criteria for rating public sector counterparty obligations in PPP TransactionsRelease.

Rating Agency Developments

On July 22, Moody’s republished its credit rating methodology report on EMEA CMBS transactionsReport.

On July 20, DBRS published updated Canadian surveillance methodology for CDOs of large corporate creditReport.

On July 16, DBRS published updated rating methodology for North American commercial mortgage servicer evaluationsReport.

Rating Agency Developments

On June 1, DBRS released its RMBS Insight 1.2:  U.S. Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Model and Rating MethodologyReport.

On June 1, Fitch released its U.S. RMBS Surveillance and Re-REMIC CriteriaReport.

On June 1, Moody’s issued RMBS Rating Methodology Supplement – IsraelReport.

On June 1, S&P issued Revised Assumptions For Rating U.S. RMBS Prime, Alternative-A, And Subprime Loans Incorporated Into LEVELS Version 7.4.3, effective immediately.  Report.

On June 1, S&P issued Revised U.S. Residential Mortgage Input File Format, Glossary, And Appendices To The Glossary For LEVELS Version 7.4.3, effective immediately.  Report.

On June 2, Fitch released its State Housing Finance Agencies:  MBS Pass-Through Bond Rating CriteriaReport.

On June 3, Fitch released its Criteria for Rating U.S. Timeshare Loan ABSReport.

On June 5, Fitch released its U.S. Nonprofit Institutions Rating CriteriaReport.

On June 5, S&P released its Global Container Lease-Backed ABS Methodology And AssumptionsReport.

Rating Agency Developments

On May 29, DBRS released its updated methodology for rating U.S. asset-backed commercial paperReport.

On May 29, Fitch republished its criteria for rating supranationalsReport.

On May 28, Fitch released its updated criteria for rating new-issue U.S. and Canadian multiborrower CMBSReport.

On May 28, Fitch released its updated criteria for rating solar power projectsReport.

On May 27, DBRS released its updated methodology for operational risk assessment of U.S. ABS servicersReport.

On May 27, Moody’s released its global methodology for rating reverse mortgage securitizationsReport.

On May 26, KBRA released its methodology for rating full-recourse secured aircraft-debt instruments issued by airlines and aircraft lessorsReport.

 

Rating Agency Developments

On May 22, DBRS released its methodology for rating entities in the real estate industryReport.

On May 21, DBRS released its methodology for reviewing ratings of Canadian structured finance and covered bond transactionsReport.

On May 20, Moody’s released its methodology for rating trade receivables-backed transactionsReport.

On May 20, Moody’s released its methodology for rating “credit tenant lease” (CTL) obligationsReport.

On May 20, Moody’s released its methodology for rating corporate synthetic collateralized debt obligations (CSOs)Report.

On May 19, Moody’s released its methodology for rating commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS) in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)Report.

On May 19, Fitch released its updated criteria for rating global aircraft operating lease ABSReport.

On May 18, Fitch updated its International Local and Regional Government Ratings CriteriaReport.

On May 18, Fitch updated its U.S. Public Power Rating CriteriaReport.

Rating Agency Developments

On April 24, Fitch released its updated U.S. Auto Lease ABS Ratings CriteriaReport.

On April 27, DBRS released its Rating Canadian Covered Bonds MethodologyReport.

On April 27, S&P updated its Bank Rating Methodology and Assumptions to add a new Additional Loss-Absorbing Capacity component, effective immediately.  Report.

On April 28, Moody’s released its Rating Methodology for the Homebuilding and Property Development Industry. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

On April 23, Fitch released its updated criteria for rating operational risk of U.S. servicers of RMBS and small balance commercial securitiesReport.

On April 23, Fitch released its updated criteria for rating operational risk of servicers of various structured finance products, including RMBS, CMBS, and ABS.  Report.

On April 22, Moody’s released its rating methodology for monitoring scheduled amortization UK student loan-backed securities.   Report.

On April 21, Fitch released its updated criteria for analyzing trust-preferred CDOsReport.

On April 17, DBRS released its updated criteria for commercial paper liquidity support for non-bank issuers. Report.

On April 17, DBRS released its criteria for rating market-linked securitiesReport.