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  • CFTC misses the point with commingling clarification

    13 November 2012

    A CFTC interpretive letter on cleared collateral segregation is likely to spur resistance within the financial industry without significantly reducing systemic risk, US lawyers have warned

  • What NAFMII’s asset-backed MTNs mean for securitisation in China

    02 August 2012

    China’s National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors (NAFMII) has released draft rules for a securitisation instrument for non-financial issuers. Here’s why this could signal the reopening of China’s securitisation market

  • Will the KID make Prips too risky for retail?

    24 July 2012

    Following release of the European Commission’s (EC) finalised draft rules on packaged retail investment products (Prips) on July 3, the countdown to implementation has begun. But market participants are debating whether fundamental issues stemming from the key investor document (KID) will result in Prips no longer being sold to retail investors

  • Project bond template needed for 2020 success

    18 July 2012

    The success of the European Investment Bank’s (EIB) recently approved project bond programme will depend on the efficacy of the first deal template, lawyers have said