Thursday, June 28, 2007
The SEC announced that each of the credit rating agencies previously identified as a nationally recognized statistical rating organization (NRSRO) has applied to be registered with the Commission. Consequently, they may continue to represent themselves or act as NRSROs during Commission consideration of their applications.
The firms are:
A.M. Best Company, Inc.
Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd.
Moody's Investors Service
Rating and Investment Information, Inc.
Standard and Poor Ratings Services