Structured finance

News analysis

  • Banks’ US derivative fears revealed

    28 May 2010

    The push-out provision for spinning derivative portfolios and difficulties in managing new and old transactions are among US banks’ biggest worries

  • CDOs in the spotlight

    26 May 2010

    CDO investigations have prompted concern over civil claims by investors. They could test UK precedents, which have so far favoured arrangers

  • Goldman litigation will spread

    11 May 2010

    Goldman Sachs expects more litigation in the wake of the Abacus CDO investigation. And other banks could face regulatory investigations too

  • India reform will damage securitisation

    07 May 2010

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) wants banks to retain loans for a period before securitisation

  • A new vehicle

    05 May 2010

    France’s first domestic securitisation company will help encourage the sector’s recovery, and has some interesting insolvency provisions