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Rating Agency Developments

 

On September 13, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Third-Party Due Diligence Criteria for U.S. RMBS Transactions. Report.

On September 13, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Updates Future Flow Securitisation Criteria; No Rating Impact. Release.

On September 11, 2017, KBRA issued a report entitled Financial Institutions: Global Asset Manager Rating Methodology. Report.

On September 11, 2017, KBRA issued a report entitled Public Finance: U.S. Third Party Liquidity Facility-Supported Variable Rate Demand Obligations and Commercial Paper Rating Methodology. Report.

On September 11, 2017, KBRA issued a report entitled Corporates: General Corporate Rating Methodology. Report.

On September 7, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch: LIBOR Transition Creates Uncertainty for SF Market. Release.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On August 31, 2017, S&P published its methodology for rating U.S. Credit Card Securitizations. Report.

On August 31, 2017, S&P published a Table of Contents to its Structured Finance Criteria. Report.

On August 31, 2017, Moody’s published its approach to rating SME Balance Sheet Securitizations. Report.

On August 31, 2017, Moody’s published a proposed revised framework to its approach to Mapping Ratings and Scores Provided by Third-Party Entities. Report.

On August 31, 2017, Moody’s published its approach to rating Corporate Synthetic Collateralized Loan Obligations. Report.

On August 31, 2017, Moody’s published its global approach to rating Collateralized Loan Obligations. Report.

On August 29, 2017, Moody’s published its global approach to rating Municipal and Sub-Sovereign CDOs. Report.

On August 24, 2017, DBRS published an update to its rating methodology for Companies in the Mining Industry. Report.

On August 24, 2017, DBRS published an update to its rating methodology for Container Terminal Operators. Report.

On August 24, 2017, Fitch published an update to its rating criteria for Global Rental Fleet ABS. Release.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On August 23, 2017, DBRS published a report entitled Rating Companies in the Oil and Gas and Oilfield Services Industries. Report.

On August 21, 2017, Moody’s published a report entitled Government-Related Issuers. Report.

On August 18, 2017, DBRS published a report entitled Rating Companies in the Communications Industry. Report.

On August 18, 2017, DBRS published a report entitled Rating Companies in the Consumer Products Industry. Report.

On August 18, 2017, DBRS published a report entitled Rating Companies in the Merchandising Industry. Report.

On August 17, 2017, Fitch published a report entitled U.S. Military Housing Rating Criteria. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On July 7, 2017, Kroll published its Research Recap for Q2 2017. Here are several articles of interest:

On June 29, 2017, DBRS published an update to its rating methodology for U.S. equipment lease and loan securitizations. Report.

On June 29, 2017, Fitch published an update to its rating criteria for insurance-linked securities. Release.

On June 28, 2017, Fitch published a report entitled U.S. State Housing Finance Agencies: Single-Family Mortgage Program Rating Criteria. Report.

On June 28, 2017, Fitch published a report entitled U.S. RMBS Surveillance and Re-REMIC Rating Criteria. Report.

On June 23, 2017, Moody’s published a report entitled Regulated Electric and Gas Utilities. Report.

On June 23, 2017, S&P issued a report entitled RMBS: Methodology And Assumptions: Assessing Pools Of Residential Loans In Austria, Denmark, Germany, And Sweden. Report.

On June 22, 2017, S&P issued a report entitled ABS: Global Methodology And Assumptions For Corporate Securitizations. Report.

On June 22, 2017, Fitch published a report entitled U.S. RMBS Rating Criteria. Report.

On June 22, 2017, Fitch published a report entitled EMEA CMBS and CRE Loan Rating Criteria. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On June 1, 2017, Kroll Bond Rating Agency released a report entitled KBRA’s Views on the State of the Solar Market. Report.

On May 31, 2017, Kroll Bond Rating Agency released a report entitled Oil Price Increases Won’t Plug CMBS Losses. Report.

On May 26, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating Canadian Airport Authorities. Report.

On May 26, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating Public Universities. Report.

On May 26, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating Companies in the Independent Power Producer Industry. Report.

On May 26, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled Global Property and Casualty Insurers. Report.

On May 25, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Global Consumer ABS Rating Criteria. Report.

On May 25, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled U.S. Public Finance Tax-Supported Rating Criteria. Report.

On May 25, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled Rating Transactions Based on the Credit Substitution Approach: Letter of Credit-backed, Insured and Guaranteed Debts. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On May 17, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Switzerland Residential Mortgage Rating Criteria Addendum. Report.

On May 17, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Germany Residential Mortgage Rating Criteria Addendum. Report.

On May 17, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled Unregulated Utilities and Unregulated Power Companies. Report.

On May 17, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled Midstream Energy. Report.

On May 16, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled Power Generation Projects. Report.

On May 15, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating European Non-Performing Loans Securitzations. Report.

On May 15, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating Canadian Provincial Governments Methodology. Report.

On May 15, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating Canadian Municipal Governments. Report.

On May 15, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating Canadian Provincial Agents of the Crown. Report.

On May 15, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Global Consumer ABS Rating Criteria – EMEA and APAC Auto Residual Value Addendum. Report.

On May 11, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Italian Salary-Assignment Loan Securitisations – Methodology. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On May 10, 2017, DBRS published its general corporate rating methodology. Report.

On May 10, 2017, DBRS published its methodology for rating companies in the capital goods dealership industry. Report.

On May 10, 2017, DBRS published its criteria for evaluating corporate governance. Report.

On May 10, 2017, Moody’s published its ratings methodology for assessing companies in the independent exploration and production industry. Report.

On May 9, 2017, DBRS published an update to its master surveillance methodology for reviewing its ratings of Canadian structured finance and covered bond transactions. Report.

On May 9, 2017, Moody’s published its ratings methodology for assessing companies in the global surface transportation and logistics industry. Report.

On May 9, 2017, Moody’s published an update to its ratings methodology regarding its approach to pre-refunded and escrow-backed bonds. Report.

On May 8, 2017, DBRS published its methodology for rating Canadian public pension funds and related exclusive asset managers. Report.

On May 5, 2017, DBRS published its methodology for rating credit funds. Report.

On May 5, 2017, Moody’s published its ratings methodology for assessing companies in the global oilfield services industry. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On May 3, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating Canadian Public Hospitals. Report.

On May 3, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Global Structured Finance Rating Criteria. Report.

On May 3, 2017, Moody’s proposed limited updates to its approach for rating US and Canadian conduit/fusion CMBS. Report.

On May 3, 2017, Moody’s proposed changes to its approach to rating asset-backed commercial paper. Report.

On April 28, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Operational Risk Assessments for Canadian Structured Finance. Report.

On April 27, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Non-Financial Corporates Hybrids Treatment and Notching Criteria. Report.

On April 27, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Global Money Market Fund Rating Criteria. Report.

Ratings Agency Developments

 

On April 26, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled U.S. Public Finance College and University Rating Criteria. Report.

On April 26, 2017, Fitch published an update to its methodology for rating insurance companies. Release.

On April 24, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Representations and Warranties Criteria for U.S. RMBS Transactions. Report.

On April 24, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Master European Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Rating Methodology and Jurisdictional Addenda. Report.

On April 24, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled European RMBS Insight: Dutch Addendum. Report.

On April 21, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled DBRS Criteria: Financial Ratio Definitions and Accounting Adjustments — Non-Financial Companies. Report.

On April 21, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating Entities in the Real Estate Industry. Report.

On April 21, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating Canadian Covered Bonds. Report.

On April 21, 2017, S&P issued a report entitled Foreign Exchange Risk In Structured Finance–Methodology And Assumptions. Report.

On April 20, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating Canadian Structured Finance Transactions. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On April 4, 2017, DBRS updated its methodology for rating U.S. residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS). Report.

On April 4, 2017, DBRS published its methodology for rating U.S. Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) securitizations. Report.

On April 4, 2017, DBRS published its methodology for rating structured finance CDO restructurings. Report.

On April 4, 2017, Moody’s published its ratings methodology for assessing companies in the equipment and transportation rental industry. Report.

On March 31, 2017, DBRS published its master methodology for assessing European structured finance. Report.

On March 30, 2017, Fitch updated its rating criteria for U.S. public finance tender option bonds. Report.

On March 30, 2017, Moody’s updated its ratings methodology for market value collateralized loan obligations (MV CLOs). Report.