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Rating Agency Developments

 

On January 3, DBRS published a global rating methodology for Rating Life and P&C Insurance Companies and Insurance Organizations. Release.

On January 2, DBRS published its Master U.S. ABS Surveillance Methodology. Release.

On January 2, DBRS published its methodology for Structured Finance Flow-Through Ratings. Release.

On December 31, DBRS published its methodology regarding Legal Criteria for U.S. Structured Finance. Release.

On December 14, S&P issued a report entitled: RMBS: Reimbursement Curves for Servicer Advance Securitizations Backed by U.S. Residential Mortgage Loan Advance Receivables. Release.

On December 14, Fitch issued a report entitled: Fitch Updates U.S. State Housing Finance Agencies: Pooled Multifamily Housing Bonds Rating Criteria. Release.

On December 13, DBRS issued a report entitled: Operational Risk Assessment for U.S. ABS Originators. Release.

On December 13, Fitch issued a report entitled: Fitch Updates U.S. RMBS Seasoned and Re-Performing Loan Criteria. Release.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On October 10, DBRS published a rating methodology regarding Derivative Criteria for European Structured Finance Transactions. Release.

On October 9, Moody’s published a rating methodology for the Paper and Forest Products Industry. Release.

On October 9, S&P published a table of contents for its Structured Finance Global Ratings Criteria. Release.

On October 8, Fitch published its rating criteria for U.S. RMBSRelease.

On October 8, Fitch published its rating criteria for U.S. Covered BondsRelease.

On October 5, Fitch published its rating criteria for European RMBS. Release.

On October 5, DBRS published an Operational Risk Assessment for European Structured Finance Servicers. Release.

On October 5, DBRS published an Operational Risk Assessment for European Structured Finance OriginatorsRelease.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On June 8, 2018, Moody’s published a report entitled: US Public Housing Authority Capital Fund Bonds. Release.

On June 8, 2018, Moody’s published a report entitled: Distribution & Supply Chain Services Industry. Release.

On June 8, 2018, Moody’s published a report entitled: Regulated Water Utilities. Release.

On June 5, S&P published guidance related to its publication “Foreign Exchange Risk In Structured Finance—Methodology And Assumptions”. Release.

On June 6, Moody’s updated its rating methodology for Government-Related Issuers. Release.

On June 1, KBRA published its rating methodology for U.S. Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) ABS. Release.

On May 31, Fitch published an addendum describing Fitch’s approach to analyzing derivative counterparty exposure in structured finance transactions rated on a long-term basis. Release.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On April 25, 2018 Moody’s published a rating methodology for Generic Project Finance. Release.

On April 24, 2018 S&P published a table of contents for S&P’s Global Ratings Structured Finance Criteria. Release.

On April 23, 2018 Moody’s published a report on The Performance of Moody’s Structured Finance Ratings – 2018Q1. Release.

On April 23, 2018 DBRS published a rating methodology for Canadian Covered Bonds. Release.

On April 20, 2018 DBRS published a rating methodology for Operational Risk Assessments for Canadian Structured Finance. Release.

On April 20, 2018 Fitch published its rating criteria for U.S. RMBS Seasoned, Re-Performing and Non-Performing Loans. Release.

On April 19, 2018 DBRS published a rating methodology for Canadian Public Hospitals. Release.

Rating Agency Developments

On April 12, 2018, DBRS published a report entitled: European RMBS Insight Methodology.  Release

On April 12, 2018, Moody’s published its methodology for rating US States and TerritoriesRelease

On April 13, 2018, DBRS published a report entitled: Rating Canadian Structured Finance Transactions.  Release

On April 17, 2018, S&P published additional guidance on its European residential loans criteria.  Release

On April 17, 2018, Fitch updated its criteria for estimating losses on U.S. mortgage pools for RMBS transactions. Release

Rating Agency Developments

On February 28, 2018, Moody’s published a list of Outdated Credit Rating Methodologies. Release.

On February 28, 2018, DBRS published an updated analysis criteria for Commercial Real Estate Property. Release.

On February 28, 2018, Fitch published an addendum to its rating criteria for Norway Residential Mortgages. Release.

On February 28, 2018, Fitch published its rating criteria for Renewable Energy Projects. Release.

On February 27, 2018, Moody’s published a rating methodology for Tender Option Bonds and Related Instruments. Release.

On February 26, 2018, Fitch published its rating criteria for Public-Sector, Revenue-Supported Debt. Release.

On February 23, 2018, Fitch published its rating criteria for Airports. Release.

On February 23, 2018, Fitch published its rating criteria for Ports. Release.

On February 23, 2018, Fitch published its rating criteria for SME Balance Sheet Securitizations. Release.

On February 23, 2018, Fitch published its rating criteria for CLOs and Corporate CDOs. Release.

On February 22, 2018, Fitch published its rating criteria for U.S. Public Finance Structured Finance Transactions. Release.

On February 22, 2018, Fitch published its rating criteria for U.S. Public Finance Letter of Credit-Supported Bonds and Commercial Paper. Release.

On February 22, 2018, Fitch published its rating criteria for Toll Roads, Bridges and Tunnels. Release.

On February 22, 2018, S&P published an updated rating criteria for RMBS: U.S. Residential Mortgage Operational Assessment Ranking Criteria. Release.

On February 22, 2018, S&P published an updated rating criteria for RMBS: Methodology and Assumptions for Rating U.S. RMBS Issues 2009 and Later. Release.

On February 22, 2018, S&P published an updated rating criteria for RMBS: Assumptions Supplement for Methodology and Assumptions for Rating U.S. RMBS Issues 2009 and Later. Release.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On December 6, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled: Operational Risk Assessments for Canadian Structured Finance. Release.

On December 6, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled: Master Canadian Structured Finance Surveillance Methodology. Release.

On December 6, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled: Rating Canadian Structured Finance Transactions. Release.

On December 6, 2017, S&P issued a report entitled: ABS: Global Framework For Assessing Operational Risks Specific To Wireless Device Payment Plan Agreements. Release.

On December 5, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled: Apparel Companies. Release.

On December 4, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled: Rating European Covered Bonds Addendum: Market Value Spreads. Release.

On December 4, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled: Rating European Covered Bonds. Release.

On December 4, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled: Exposure Draft: U.S. RMBS Surveillance and Re-REMIC Rating Criteria. Release.

On December 1, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled: Covered Bonds Rating Criteria. Release.

On November 30, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled: Dealer Floorplan ABS Rating Criteria. Release.

On November 30, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled: Insurance Rating Criteria. Release.

On November 30, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled: U.S Utility Tariff/Stranded Cost Bonds Rating Criteria. Release.

On November 30, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled: U.S. Equipment Lease and Loan ABS Rating Criteria. Release.

On November 30, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled: Trade Receivables Securitisation Rating Criteria. 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 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.