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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 21, 2017, Moody’s published its ratings methodology assessing rated issuers in the pharmaceutical industry. Report

On June 21, 2017, Moody’s published its ratings methodology assessing rated issuers in the automobile manufacturer industry. Report.

On June 21, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled Global Mass Transit Enterprises Methodology. Report.

On June 20, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Rating U.S. Federal Family Education Loan Program Student Loan ABS Criteria. Report.

On June 15, 2017, Moody’s published its ratings methodology assessing rated issuers in the media industry. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On June 14, 2017, Moody’s released a report entitled Global Passenger Railway Companies. Report.

On June 14, 2017, Moody’s released a report entitled Global Manufacturing Companies. Report.

On June 14, 2017, Moody’s released a report entitled Medical Product and Device Industry. Report.

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

On June 13, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Revises Distressed Debt Exchange Rating Criteria. Release.

On June 13, 2017, Moody’s released a report entitled Regional and Local Governments. Report.

On June 13, 2017, Moody’s released a report entitled Financial Statement Adjustments in the Analysis of Financial Institutions. Report.

On June 9, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Updates RMBS Lender’s Mortgage Insurance Rating Criteria; No Rating Impact. Release.

On June 8, 2017, Moody’s released a report entitled Moody’s Approach to Rating Structured Finance Interest-Only (IO) Securities. Report.

On June 8, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Releases Updated Thermal Power Project Rating Criteria. Release.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On June 7, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Publishes Updated U.S. Timeshare Loan ABS Rating Criteria. Press Release.

On June 6, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Updates Structured Finance CDOs Surveillance Rating Criteria. Press Release.

The annual CRE Finance Council took place on June 5-7, 2017 in Washington, D.C. KBRA released two recaps of the panel sessions. The first full day was packed with a variety of topics, which ranged from the real estate cycle to tax policy to the current finance regulatory environment June 6 Recap. The final day of the conference included panels on construction lending, loan documents, the borrower experience and servicing fee structures. June 7 Recap.

The 2017 NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, which provided an overview of the current state of the lodging industry, issues facing the sector and thoughts on its future direction, was held on June 5-6 in New York. KBRA released a summary of key takeaways from the conference. Report.

On June 2, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Updates EMEA RMBS Criteria Addendum for UK: No Rating Impact. Press Release.

On June 1, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled Moody’s Approach to Rating SF CDOs. 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.