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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 23, 2016, Moody’s published its updated methodology for Special Assessment/Special Property Tax (Non-Ad Valorem) Debt. Release.

On November 17, 2016, Fitch published its updated criteria for Analysis of Commercial Real Estate Loans Securing Covered Bonds. Release.

On November 17, 2016, Fitch published its updated rating criteria for Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities and Loans in EMEA. Release.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On November 16, 2016, Fitch issued a report entitled: Fitch Updates Recovery Ratings and Notching Criteria for Equity REITs. Release.

On November 16, 2016, Fitch issued a report entitled: Fitch Updates Rating Criteria for U.S. Military Housing. Release.

On November 15, 2016, Fitch issued a report entitled: Fitch Updates U.S. RMBS Surveillance and Re‑REMIC Criteria. Release.

On November 11, 2016, Fitch issued a report entitled: Fitch Updates U.S. and Canadian Multiborrower CMBS Surveillance Criteria. Release.

On November 11, 2016, Moody’s updated its Index of Rating Methodologies. Report.

On November 11, 2016, Moody’s updated its index entitled: Outdated Credit Rating Methodologies. Report.

On November 10, 2016, Fitch issued a report entitled: Fitch Updates Surveillance Criteria for U.S. CREL CDOs. Release.

On November 10, 2016, Fitch issued a report entitled: Fitch Clarifies Criteria for Rating U.S. FFELP Student Loan ABS. Release.

On November 10, 2016, Moody’s issued a report entitled: U.S. Housing Finance Agency Single Family Programs. Report.

On November 10, 2016, Moody’s issued a report entitled: U.S. Housing Finance Agency Multifamily Methodology. Report.

On November 10, 2016, Moody’s issued a report entitled: U.S. Public Housing Authority Capital Fund Bonds. Report.

On November 10, 2016, Moody’s issued a report entitled: U.S. Housing Finance Agency Issuer Rating Methodology. Report.

On November 10, 2016, Moody’s issued a report entitled: Refining and Marketing 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 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 16, Moody’s supplemented its approach to rating residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) in China. Report.

On August 16, Fitch updated its country ceilings cross-sector criteria report. Report.

On August 16, Fitch updated its criteria for rating sukuk. Report.

On August 15, Moody’s updated its rating methodology for U.S. charter schools. Report.

On August 12, Fitch published its U.S. residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) non-performing loans rating criteria. Report.

On August 12, Fitch updated its solid waste revenue bond rating criteria. Report.

On August 11, Fitch updated its criteria for rating currency swap obligations of an SPV in structured finance transactions and covered bonds. Report.

On August 11, Fitch updated its criteria for rating tolled roads, bridges and tunnels. Report.

On August 11, Moody’s updated its approach to rating securities backed by FFELP student loans. Report.

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.